Gean Moreno, a veteran of Miami’s cutting-edge arts scene and A member of the 2017 Whitney Biennial advisory committee, is joining ICA Miami as Curator of Programs.
Previously Moreno served artistic director at the innovative downtown Miami organization Cannonball and before that, as programming director at Locust Projects, in the Design District. He contributes to many arts journals and has lectured at universities in Europe and the U.S.
Also joining ICA Miami is Stephanie Seidel, who will become assistant curator. She joins the museum from Dusseldorf, Germany, where she founded Between Arrival and Departure, a project space that commissions work for solo presentations.
The two “bring rigorous global perspectives and wide-ranging institutional experience into dialogue with innovative approaches to interdisciplinary programming,” said Ellen Salpeter, ICA Miami’s director.
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“Gean is the leading theorist of contemporary art in Miami and a profound educator,” said ICA Deputy Director & Chief Curator Alex Gartenfeld, via a release. “For years, Stephanie has been a leading creative voice in European museums.”
Moreno willl focus on public and educational programs, while Seidel will work with exhibitions and the inaugural program for ICA’s new permanent facility, slated to open in 2017 in the Design District. The institution is in temporary quarters in the Design District’s Moore Building, 3841 NE 2nd Avenue. Both will begin work Feb. 8.