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Martin Budny Hosts Open Studios

  Berlin — Current Transart MFA candidate Martin Budny hosts open studios from 2pm to 7pm Saturday August 9, 2014. Employed as a flight attendant, Martin Budny uses his work experience as a departure point to explore notions of place, personality vis-à-vis consumerism, and alienation in Study towards a Service Personality. A “radical simplification of […]

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Transart Exhibition “Intermezzo #3”

  Berlin — Transart Institute is pleased to announce the exhibition Intermezzo #3 opening this Saturday August 9, 2014 at Mila Kunstgalerie. Intermezzo #3 is the third and final show at Mila Kunstgalerie featuring Transart artists earning their MFA degree during the institute’s 2014 summer residency. Curated by Katharina Maria Raab, director of Mila Kunstgalerie, […]

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Nicolás Dumit Estévez initiates OFFICE HOURS at El Museo del Barrio

  New York — Transart faculty member Nicolás Dumit Estévez announces OFFICE HOURS (OH), a series of actions bringing together the visitors and staff of El Museo del Barrio (El Museo). Subtitled “Transforming the Museum into a Holistic Work of Art,” OH is an evolving project currently consisting of six collaborative interventions that seek to […]


Miriam Schaer, "(w)hole," 2014 (detail)

Current Transart Exhibition “Alternative Maternals”

  Berlin — Transart Institute is pleased to announce the exhibition Alternative Maternals on view through August 9, 2014 at Lindner Project Space. A show about motherhood and its intricacies including childless mothering and motherlessness, Alternative Maternals features work by five Transart artists earning their MFA degree during the institute’s 2014 summer residency, namely, Deborah […]

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Transart “Open Frame Night” Pop-up Show

  Berlin — Transart Institute is pleased to announce Open Frame Night, a pop-up exhibition at SomoS Berlin Art House this Saturday August 2. Open Frame Night will feature a variety of work including sculpture, photography, painting, embroidery, works on paper, installation, film, video and performances by Transart students. Several members of the Berlin-based artist […]

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Upcoming Transart Exhibition Intermezzo #2

  Berlin — Transart Institute is pleased to announce the exhibition Intermezzo #2 opening Saturday August 2 at Mila Kunstgalerie. Intermezzo #2 is the second in a series of three exhibitions at Mila Kunstgalerie featuring Transart artists earning their MFA degree during the institute’s 2014 summer residency. Curated by Katharina Maria Raab, director of Mila […]


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Eva Petrič at the Vienna Künstlerhaus

  Vienna — Eva Petrič (MFA 2010) is featured in the exhibition Melange — Wein-München opening August 1 at the Künstlerhaus. Melange revisits the relationship between the Vienna Secession, based at the Künstlerhaus, and the Munich Secession, two late 19th century artistic groups that sought to break away from the conservative academic traditions that dominated the […]

Christian Gerstheimer, "Immigration Reform Test 14.2"

Current Transart Exhibition “human/ not human/ superhuman – the body in performance and intervention”

  Berlin — Transart Institute is pleased to announce human/ not human/ superhuman – the body in performance and intervention, an exhibition featuring Transart artists earning their MFA degree during the institute’s 2014 summer residency. Curated by An Paenhuysen, human/ not human/ superhuman presents work by Jamie Hamilton, Mikkel Niemann, Christian Gerstheimer and Rosina Ivanova, […]

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Current Transart Exhibition “Intermezzo #1″

  Berlin — Transart Institute is pleased to announce Intermezzo #1, the first in a series of three exhibitions at Mila Kunstgalerie featuring Transart artists earning their MFA degree during the institute’s 2014 summer residency. Curated by Mila Kunstgalerie manager Katharina Maria Raab, Intermezzo #1 presents works by Sylvia Adamcik, Steven Evans, Gabriela Gusmão, Julia Hide, […]


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Transart “Berlin Sampler” Cultural Excursion

Berlin—Transart marks the beginning of its annual summer residency with a “Berlin Sampler” art excursion this Saturday July 26, 2014. Join Transart Initiative Coordinator and Berlin-based visual artist kate hers RHEE for a tour of the city’s art scene including visits to galleries, non-profit institutions and artist collectives. The excursion offers the opportunity to talk with artists […]

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Angeliki Avgitidou Upcoming Residency

  Municipality of Almopia, Greece—Transart faculty member Angeliki Avgitidou will be an artist-in-residence at Living History, Living Nature (Lhi Lna). Located in northern Greece, on the southern boarder of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Lhi Lna capitalizes on the region’s breathtaking landscape of grassy hillsides, ravines and waterfalls, and its rich history, which dates […]

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Victoria Estok Talk at Invisible Places Symposium

  Viseu, Portugal —Transart alum Victoria Estok (MFA 2011) will speak at the upcoming Invisible Places Symposium Sounding Cities: Sound, Urbanism and Sense of Place taking place from July 18 through July 20, 2014. Estok’s talk entitled Interpelled: Psychological Considerations of Directional Sound Technology examines how audio awareness influences choices, namely, how sound and voice […]


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Transart Pecha Kucha Series

Berlin — Transart Institute announces its 2014 summer residency Pecha Kucha series starting August 1, 2014. Developed in 2003 in Tokyo, Pecha Kucha or PechaKucha is a lively, concise and fast-paced presentation format in which 20 images are shown and discussed for 20 seconds each. Transart’s Pecha Kucha series will take place every Friday afternoon […]

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Victoria Estok TUNNEL Sound Installation

  New York—Transart alum Victoria Estok (MFA 2011) recently debuted the collaborative environmental sound installation TUNNEL under the Riverside Drive Viaduct in Harlem. Working with members of Columbia University’s Computer Music Center and Sound Arts communities, Estok transformed input from onsite wireless microphones into a mixture of filtered ambient sounds from the viaduct’s surroundings. Visitors exploring the […]

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Laurel Terlesky at Deep Listening Conference

Troy, NY – Transart MFA candidate Laurel Terlesky will present her practice and research at the 2nd Annual International Conference on Deep Listening at the Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center on July 11, 2014. The Deep Listening conference provides artists, educators, and researchers an opportunity to creatively share ideas related to the practice, philosophy […]


Michael Bowdidge, "Five Eyes," 2014

Michael Bowdidge exhibition Space Invaders

  Nottingham, United Kingdom—Saturday July 12, 2014 is the last chance to view Transart faculty member and advisor Michael Bowdidge’s exhibition Space Invaders at Mik’s Front Room. Space Invaders features a series of small sculptures and an accompanying suite of digital images exploring the representational possibilities of such disparate material as the early twentieth century model […]

Kirsten Rae Simonsen, "Memory of a Free Festival," 2014 

Kirsten Rae Simonsen at The Arts at Marks Garage

  Honolulu—Transart guest artist Kirsten Rae Simonsen presents new work in her solo exhibition Encampments opening this Friday July 4, 2014 at The Arts at Marks Garage. Interested in notions of utopias, dystopias, and the built environment, Simonsen creates work that explores architectural displacement, private versus public property, and the promises of suburban and pastoral […]

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Martin John Callanan at ZKM

  Karlsruhe, Germany—Transart guest and advisor Martin John Callanan is featured in the exhibition Mapping Spaces: Networks of Knowledge in 17th Century Landscape Painting on view at Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe (ZKM) through July 13, 2014. Mapping Spaces examines the influence of early modern geographic guide books, technological advancements in surveying, and fortification construction on Dutch […]


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Mikkel Niemann at Power Station of Art

  Shanghai — Transart MFA student Mikkel Niemann is participating in the exhibition The One Minutes on Tour currently on view at the Power Station of Art. The show takes its name from The One Minutes, a global platform for moving images based at the Sandberg Instituut, Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam. Focused on exploring the perception and comprehension of film […]

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Eva Petrič at Bildraum 07

  Vienna, Austria — A solo exhibition of work by Eva Petrič (MFA 2010) opened this week at Bildraum 07. Eva Petrič: 21st Century Angel presents photography, video and installation that considers the human immune system as a type of guardian angel and this angel as a symbol of both destruction and healing. The exhibition […]

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Martin John Callanan at James Cohan Gallery 

  New York — Transart guest faculty member and advisor Martin John Callanan is featured in the group exhibition The Fifth Season opening this evening at James Cohan Gallery and on view through August 8, 2014. The Fifth Season presents work by more than 20 artists exploring natural seasonal rhythms and human disruption of these cycles. The exhibition title […]


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Michael Bowdidge Talk at King’s College London

  London—Transart faculty member and advisor Dr. Michael Bowdidge will speak at the “Higher Education & the Creative Economy” conference taking place at King’s College London (Strand Campus) this Monday June 23 and Tuesday June 24, 2014. The conference is hosted by the research network “Beyond the Campus: Connecting Knowledge and Creative Practice Communities Across […]

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Martin John Callanan at Battersea Arts Centre

    London — A new issue of Transart guest faculty member and advisor Martin John Callanan’s Wars During My Lifetime newspaper will be available at Battersea Arts Centre, London from June 28 through June 30, 2014. Created for the Whitstable Biennale 2012, Wars During My Lifetime names all the wars fought or ongoing worldwide since 1982, […]

Angeliki Avgitidou, MyTop10, 2012

Last chance to see Angeliki Avgitidou at metamatic:taf

  Athens, Greece — This Sunday June 22, 2014 is the last chance to see Transart faculty member Angeliki Avgitidou’s video MyTop10, 2012 at metamatic:taf. MyTop10 features Avgitidou dancing in anonymous, uninhabited metropolitan settings while listening to her favorite songs through headphones. Backdropped by fog and bare trees, she jumps around amongst piles of gravel to Destroy […]