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Call for Interns
Institute of Cultural Inquiry

Los Angeles, CA

The ICI is seeking summer interns to assist with current and upcoming projects including the With Everything but the Monkey Head, the AIDS Chronicles, and related publications and events. ICI internships are 8-12 weeks and are intended for individuals who want to build on their basic skills 12-15 hours per week. Both paid and unpaid opportunities are available.

To apply please send in a detailed cover letter explaining your interest in interning with the ICI and a current resume as two separate PDF documents. Interviews will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

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With Everything but the Monkey Head: Theorizing Art's Untheorizable Practices, is a major collaborative project centered on the burgeoning field of studio-based research in the visual arts. This project features a series of artist residencies along with a series of related publications. 

The AIDS Chronicles are historical, statistical documents that record the discourse surrounding one of the defining events of our age: the AIDS pandemic. Each yearly volume consists of 365 front pages from the New York Times, collected over the year from 1 December to 30 November. These pages are treated on both sides with three layers of acrylic paint, producing blood-red sheets that leave visible only images or articles that mention AIDS or HIV, thus recording of the (lack of) day-to-day discourse on AIDS in one of the most read newspapers in the United States. 

The Institute of Cultural Inquiry (ICI) is a non-profit educational and cultural organization based in Los Angeles, CA with satellite laboratories in London, Köln, and Venice, Italy. Since 1991, ICI has explored the terrain and limits of visuality, especially how it is employed to form, perpetuate and imagine the intangible and ever-changing phenomena known as “culture.” The Institute sponsors displays, symposia, workshops, performances, and opportunities for both artists and curious spectators, while also maintaining an active publishing program through ICI Press.
Address: 1512 S Robertson Blvd

Deadline: 05-31-2017

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