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Karachi Biennale 2017

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International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC) 3, 2016

International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC) 3, 2016 The third edition of these Awards for an exhibition review, in English or Chinese, will be open [...] Read More


International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC) 2, 2015

International Awards for Art Criticism (IAAC) 2, 2015 The organisers of the second International Awards for Arts Criticism (IAAC 2) are pleased to announce the [...] Read More


AICA The Netherlands Manifesta Debate

Manifesta Debate in Amsterdam: no boycott   During the Manifesta debate organised by AICA Netherlands on Thursday April 24 in Amsterdam at Castrum Peregrini, all [...] Read More

Questions About Art Criticism for Three European Critics - original image via Jrm Llvr’s Flickrstream

Questions About Art Criticism for Three European Critics

Questions About Art Criticism for Three European Critics by Hrag Vartanian on April 23, 2014 On Sunday, April 27, an event jointly organized by AICA [...] Read More

Marie-Cécile Burnichon presenting her Pecha Pucha

Pecha Kucha de la critique d’art – Paris, 8 March 2013

L’AICA France organise en partenariat avec l’AICA International un Pecha Kucha de la critique d’art le 8 mars, Journée Internationale de la Femme, fête nationale [...] Read More


Facing the Artist: Art Critics Respond to Artists – Paris, 9 March 2012

This panel inaugurates a series of discussions between artists and art critics. It reverses the typical dynamics of an art interview in which critics pose [...] Read More


Biennale de Paris – “Reinventing the terminology of art” (2010-13)

The Paris Biennale was founded in 1959 by André Malraux. It was inaugurated on October 3rd of the same year at the Paris Museum of [...] Read More


L’art d’assimiler l’Autre – Paris, 18 mars 2011

Une séance des Actualités critiques à propos de l’exposition Tous cannibales à la Maison Rouge Vendredi 18 mars, 18 h à l’INHA, 2 rue Vivienne, 75002 Paris Entrée [...] Read More

Maintaining current and promising networking between cultural centers outside the biennial system – Santral, Istanbul, 16 September 2005

There will be a shuttle leaving from The Hotel Marmara Taksim to Santral Istanbul at 11:30 and 13:30, returning at 16:30 on that day.   [...] Read More

La scène artistique polonaise – Paris, 4 mars 2005

Le bureau de l’AICA organise une table-ronde le vendredi 4 mars 2005 de 18h à 20h à la MEP   La soirée sera composée :  de [...] Read More

Manifesta 5 : report of AICA Round Table – June 2004

The AICA Round-Table took place from 16.30 to 18.00 hours on 11 June 2004 at Koldo Mitxelena in Donostia-San Sebastian, on the day of the [...] Read More

Manifesta 5 : AICA Round Table – Donostia-San Sebastian, 11 June 2004

An Exhibition in the City, for the City ? As announced in the press release, the two curators of Manifesta 5, Massimiliano Gioni and Marta [...] Read More

Strategies for the Future of Culture : Dresden in Global Context – 27-29 October 2005

Enrollment is limited ; schedule can be downloaded at :   Entitled Strategies for the Future of Culture: Dresden in Global Context, this major conference [...] Read More

Regional Colloquium on Censorship and the Visual Arts – 6 December 2012

As an organisation the International Association of Art Critics (AICA) firmly believes that freedom of expression is an important principle and as a basic civil [...] Read More

Between the Past and the Present: Does Art Criticism Have A Future In De-territorialized Contexts? – Armenia, 29-30 September 2009

Today contemporary art and art criticism are confronted with the challenges of the globalizing world. The expansion of the sphere of immaterial production in world [...] Read More

Evaluating and formative goals of art criticism in recent (de)territorialized contexts – Skopje, 29-30 May 2009

For some years now, AICA/ Association Internationale des Critiques d’art, as an NGO, has been confronted with new geopolitical redistributions, following the accession to national [...] Read More

Structuring Africa(S): Cultural Policies and their Differences and Similarities, or How to Deal with Needs and Desires – Cape Town, 8-10 November 2007

Three-Day Combined Seminar and Workshop, CapeTown (South Africa), 8-10 November 2007.   Following the success of its two earlier seminars in Dakar (2003) and Addis [...] Read More

Pierre Restany’s Half Century : Report – Paris, 12 December 2006

International Colloquium 30 November – 1 December 2006 Auditorium of the Institut National d’Histoire de l’Art (INHA), ParisOrganisers Archives de la Critique d’Art International Association [...] Read More

Art Criticism & Curatorial Practices in Marginal Contexts (Report & portfolio) – January 2006

REPORT ON THE AICA SEMINAR As explained in previous correspondence, the internal political unrest in Ethiopia led to this seminar being postponed twice, from April [...] Read More

Art Criticism & Curatorial Practices in Marginal Contexts – Addis Ababa, 26-28 January 2006

This three-day combined seminar and workshop for young curators and critics in the region, supported by UNESCO, is the next in an ongoing series, arranged [...] Read More

Critics Consider Christo & Jeanne-Claude and the Future of Public Art – New York, 25 February 2005

AICA USA is organising a symposium, entitled ’Critics Consider Christo & Jeanne-Claude and the Future of Public Art’ on Friday, February 25th, 2005.   To [...] Read More

Mapping Changes – Karachi, 24-27 November 2004

This seminar aims to bring together art critics, art historians, curators, art journalists and educators across borders for the first time in Karachi, Pakistan to [...] Read More

Scènes polonaises – Paris 5-6 novembre 2004

L’AICA FRANCE et l’AICA POLOGNE organisent deux rencontres consacrées à la scène contemporaine en Pologne :   Vendredi 5 novembre 2004 symposium “L’artiste dans le champ social : [...] Read More

Art, Criticism and Globalization – São Paulo, 27-30 September 2004

The International Seminar of Art Criticism, proposed by ABCA for the month of September 2004, in São Paulo, shows it as a forum of critic [...] Read More

“Art-criticism and Curatorial Practices, East of EU” – Istanbul, 20 September 2003

A Symposium and Workshop in Conjunction with the 8th Istanbul Biennial The Turkish Section of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA Turkey) is organizing [...] Read More

“Art, minorities and majorities” symposium – Dakar, 2-3 July 2003

Theme The modernity of art has appeared unimaginable without the demands of new contents that pretended to obliterate the existing forms by disqualifying them as [...] Read More

Exhibition in Memory of Dorothy Walker – Dublin, February 2004

A special exhibition in memory of the art critic, writer and founding IMMA Board member Dorothy Walker opens to the public at the Irish Museum [...] Read More