Transart Advisor Jean Marie Casbarian will be moderating a panel at the After the Fact Symposium at the International Center of Photography

Transart Advisor Jean Marie Casbarian will be moderating a panel at the After the Fact Symposium at the International Center of Photography


Featured participants include Jean Marie Casbarian, Nona Faustine, Alex Fialho, Gordon Hall, Katherine Hubbard, Steffani Jemison, Martha Joseph, T. Nikki Cesare Schotzko, Milagros de la Torre, and Martha Wilson.

The symposium will explore how we process personal and political information, how we view and contextualize art, and how the worlds of both fact and fiction inform our everyday realities and our senses of self. Natural disasters, encounters with works of art, acts of political resistance, the genesis of authentic love, all are points of no return. What happens when we feel, live, and experience the intensities that emerge, as if out of nowhere, as miraculous forces? How do we relate to contingencies, which change the way we perceive our selves and engage in our world?

Date & Time: Saturday, December 12, from 11 am–5 pm.

Location: Seminar B/Shooting Studio at the School at ICP,

1114 Avenue of the Americas at 43rd Street.

Registration: Free and open to the public.

Jean Marie Casbarian was born to an Armenian father and a German mother on a military weapons testing ground in Aberdeen, Maryland. Her nomadic lifestyle has led her through various lives in the U.S. including Chicago, California, Colorado, Massachusetts and New York. She received her MFA from Milton Avery School of Art at Bard College in New York where she focused on interdisciplinary installation practices and incorporates photography, film and video, sound, sculpture and performance into her artworks.

Along with exhibiting her works throughout the United States, Europe, Central America and Asia, she has received a number of awards and artist residencies including a Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Process Space Grant, a Research / Studio Art Associate with Five-Colleges, Inc., Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation nomination, The LaNapoule Foundation Grant in LaNapoule, France, the Chicago Artist’s Assistance Project Grant, and an Associateship with The Rocky Mountain Women’s Institute. As an educator, Jean Marie is core faculty with the ICP-Bard MFA program and the General Studies Program at the International Center of Photography. She also teaches and advises graduate students at Transart Institute, a low-residency MFA program based in Berlin and New York City. She has taught in the film and photography departments at Hampshire College, School of the Art Institute of Chicago and the University of Colorado. Jean Marie currently lives and works in New York City.

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