Please note: ICA will be closed for the holidays through November 24, and will reopen to the public at 12PM on Friday, November 25.
Apr 1, 2022
Arthur Jafa: Life as a Cactus vs. Now, Entering the Infrastructure
Arthur Jafa discusses the relationship between artists and the larger art infrastructure, drawing on his experiences as an artist and filmmaker navigating art institutions such as museums and galleries, while also working within and around the commercial film industry. Arthur Jafa (b. 1960, Tupelo, Mississippi) is an artist, filmmaker and cinematographer. Across three decades, Jafa…
Apr 1, 2022
Introduction to RAW Académie at ICA: Infrastructure with Linda Goode Bryant, Marielle Ingram, Marie Hélène Pereira, Dulcie Abrahams Altass, and Alex Klein
Linda Goode Bryant writes: “For centuries, the infrastructure that props up today’s global production and market for art has been based on a business model that adheres to the fundamental principles and values of material gain and worth. Despite changes in the ways cultures and art have evolved during that same period, this infrastructure has…
Mar 29, 2022
RAW Académie at ICA: Infrastructure Programs
Over the course of RAW Académie at ICA: Infrastructure’s seven weeks, Artistic Director Linda Goode Bryant will work to reimagine the possibilities for an alternative arts infrastructure with an interdisciplinary roster of visiting faculty—including Gudskul, Arthur Jafa, Louis Massiah, Bryant Wells, and Sarah Workneh. The session’s investigations will be explored over time in the ICA…
Mar 25, 2022
ICA Annual Benefit 2022
Get ready for ICA Benefit 2022! On Thursday, April 28, 2022, join us for an extraordinary evening honoring celebrated artist, writer, filmmaker, and activist, Linda Goode Bryant. ICA’s Annual Benefit 2022 brings together art lovers and supporters to celebrate our mission to showcase the art and artists of our time in innovative and ambitious ways…
Mar 23, 2022
Curator-Led Tour: RAW Académie at ICA: Infrastructure
Join ICA for an enlightening tour of RAW Académie at ICA: Infrastructure led by Alex Klein, ICA Dorothy and Stephen R. Weber (CHE ’60) Curator. ICA’s Curator-Led Tours offer a unique opportunity to learn about our current exhibition from the curator. Each tour covers the overarching themes and broader contexts of the exhibition, highlighting key…
Mar 18, 2022
ICA After Dark
The ICA Student Board presents ICA After Dark, a celebration of contemporary art for students at Penn and colleges throughout Philadelphia. With the guiding theme Disorientation, After Dark will be an engaging, festive exploration of the social and cultural ties between institution, education, and art creation. Galleries are open late for you and friends to…
Mar 17, 2022
RAW Académie Resource Lounge
Below are a list of resources that have been foundational to how the RAW Académie at ICA: Infrastructure program and exhibition has come into being. Most of the publications are available for visitors to consult in the Reading Lounge currently installed at the ICA. At RAW Material Company in Dakar, Senegal, a Reading Room has…