Closing thoughts at the end of my ICI internship

Written by Intern on August 23rd, 2016

The end of the summer is approaching, and, sadly, so is my time working with the ICI. I came in as the Curatorial Assistant Intern, to help with the operations for the current project “With Everything but the Monkey Head.”

I’ve learned a lot about why curation is essential for a project of this scale. While also learning how essential it is to communicate information visually, particularly for the public and curious spectators beyond the doors of the Institute.

I must say that I came to the ICI intrigued, knowing very little about the organization itself and its mission. By now, I can confidently say that I may have some small idea about the driving mission for ICI, although it remains very open for interpretation. This is a richly introspective space that the organization operates out of, a space that encourages different modes of thought.

I am very grateful and humbled to have had this opportunity, and look forward to taking what I’ve learned here with me as I move on to future ventures.

All best,
Dareen

Post script: The library here is incredible! I’ve spent a lot of time here admiring the expansive book collection.

 

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