Amanda Parmer is the Director of Programs at Independent Curators International. She previously worked as the Curator of the Vera List Center for Art and Politics and is a 2009-10 Whitney Independent Study Program Helena Rubenstein Curatorial Fellow. She has organized diverse exhibitions, programs and events with artists, collectives, curators and thinkers at Abrons Art Center, Brooklyn Academy of Music?, Cleopatra’s Brooklyn and Berlin, The Cooper Union, e-flux, High Line?, The Kitchen, New Museum, The New School, The New York Armory and Volta Shows and Sunview Luncheonette. She was a co-organizer of the LEGACY and PERSONA New Museum Seminars: (Temporary) Collection of Ideas and has taught at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts at The New School and Rhode Island School of Design. In 2014 she initiated PARMER is a curatorial platform for exhibiting, programming and writing that builds community through our elected affinities. The programs focus on queer feminist strategies, transhuman interspecies theories and post colonial analyses.
2019 Advisor Committee Member.