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International Curators Forum (ICF) was founded by artists and curators in 2007 to offer a programme of commissions, exhibitions, projects, publications and events that respond to the material conditions and cultural contexts impacting creative practitioners today.

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From the Archive

From the Archive

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Living Archives Podcast Episode 1: Ingrid Pollard & Rudy Loewe
Diaspora Pavilion 2 Venice (Leaflet)
Okwui Enwezor Keynote Lecture – Topographies of Critical Practice: Exhibition as Place and Site
Leyla Stevens: Diaspora Pavilion 2 Artist in Conversation
Stuart Hall Keynote Lecture – Black Diaspora Visual Art Symposium
Khaleb and Naeem sitting on the beach looking at each other
Blue Skies: A Conversation Supporting the Black Trans Community – Khaleb Brooks & Naeem Davis

Sonia E Barrett and Richard Drayton in Conversation

Sonia E Barrett speaks about her practice and her installation for ICF’s Diaspora Pavilion 2: London exhibition presented in partnership with Block 336 with historian Richard Drayton in June 2023.

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“I am incredibly grateful for the opportunity to continue developing my practice and critical research instigated by my time as part of this project and really look forward to continuing these dialogues, as the questions of migration and belonging become more crucial by the day.”

Abbas Zahedi, Diaspora Pavilion participating artist

“This fellowship at the ICF was different; it gave me the permission and practical support I needed to explore and experiment with my own interests. At my own pace, I had an open-ended opportunity to connect to other cultural practitioners and new ideas through ICF’s archive and extended networks.”

Yewande YoYo Odunubi, 2021-22 Diasporic Animateur Curatorial Fellow

“The opportunity to be part of the Diaspora Pavilion project at ICF has been an immeasurable experience in my early career as a practicing artist to date.”

Larry Achiampong, Diaspora Pavilion participating artist

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