2011 - 2020

Independent Curators International - ICI


Since 2011, SAHA’s ongoing collaboration with Independent Curators International (ICI) mostly supports young curators from Turkey to assist their intellectual development, in addition to helping them form and cultivate international collaborations through its intensive educational programs known as Curatorial Intensive. SAHA supports the participation of curators from Turkey, who are invited to partake in ICI’s international collaborative exchange programs.

SAHA supported participants of the program

2019: Alper Turan
Alper Turan was invited to attend the program organized in partnership with the Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans (CAC) and Prospect New Orleans and held between 22-28 March 2019 in New Orleans.

2018: Ulya Soley
Ulya Soley was invited to attend the program organized in partnership with the Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts at Chulalongkorn University and held between 22-28 October 2018 in Bangkok.

2017: Naz Cuguoğlu and Serdar Ekrem
2016: Aslı Seven
2015: İlhan Ozan, İpek Ulusoy and Selin Turam
2014: Merve Ünsal and Ece Pazarbaşı
2013: Özge Ersoy, Nazlı Gürlek and Gürsoy Doğtaş
2012: Övül Durmuşoğlu, Ceren Erdem, Kevser Güler, Fatoş Üstek
2011: Adnan Yıldız

About Independent Curators International (ICI)

Founded in 1975 and headquartered in New York City, ICI is a unique arts organization that focuses on the role of the curator in contemporary art. By connecting curators from different regions, backgrounds, and generations, and across social, political, and cultural borders, ICI provides an international framework for knowledge-sharing within which curators’ and artists’ practices can further develop.


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