New Transart Berlin Summer Academy call for applications deadline June 15


General Information

3 WEEKS: JULY 25 – AUGUST 14, 2015

Deadline to apply: June 15
Tuition: $5000, no fees.
Scholarships available.

Transart Summer Residency Certificate Program 2015

Get a creative surge, revitalize your practice, show in Berlin, make international connections, and optionally get support and input for a year long independent project.

Transart Summer Academy 2015 will take place in the spacious, beautiful, fully equipped, dance and performance spaces and excellent cafe at Ufer Studios in Berlin with exhibitions, performance and time-based events occurring on the weekends at Somos Art Space.

First weekend is devoted to a public pop-up exhibition, performance, and screening events, and openings. Last weekend packed with cultural excursions including studio, museum and gallery visits.

Choose up to four elective workshops, either studio or theory. Optionally present your work to the school body for feedback as well as in small groups followed . Choose one Berlin curator for a full afternoon critique in small groups followed by intros and reception with five other curators to make connections.

Optionally propose a year long independent project, get one on one feedback with faculty and guests and continue with your critique group throughout they year ahead to sustain your practice (by invitation).

Weekday morning yoga, weekday evening talks from artists, theorists, curators, and guests throughout.


Week 1 choices:
Wolfgang Sützl: Skin > more
Angeliki Avgitidou: Line Beyond Drawing > more
Elena Marchevska: Encountering the Subjectivity > more


Herman Mendolicchio: Mobility, Networks and the Politics of Exchange > more
Merete Rostad: The Artist as Curator – Breaking the rules > more
Simon Pope: Art After the Antropocene > more
Jean-Ulrick Desert: Art and the Echo-chamber(s): Your art-practice in critical times > more

Week 2 choices:
Ece Pazarbasi: Berlin Art Grant Clinic > more
Jean Marie Casbarian: Naming the Invisible > more
Caroline Koebel: Alienation > more
Linda Montano: Letting Go > more

Week 3 choices:
Laura Gonzalez: Obsessions and Possessions > more
Lynn Book: Intensities – Extending Body and Voice > more
Michael Bowdidge: Art Vs. Life > more

Full program and course descriptions here
Transart people (faculty, guests, students) here
Travel info here

Contact Information

Transart Institute is a utopian institution established in 2004, founded and run entirely by artists. Transart additionally offers fully accredited Creative MFA/PhD programs. A non-degree certificate is awarded for the Summer Academy Berlin Residency.

We’re excited to hear from you!

Susie Quillinan, MFA
skype: transartinstitute
phone: +1 (347) 410 9905

Additionally chat with faculty by phone or skype upon applying.
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Photos by Aleks Slota, 2014

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