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Transart Faculty Nicolás Dumit Estévez at The Bronx River Art Center

Nicolás Dumit Estévez is featured in the exhibition Know Who You Are At Every Age closing this Saturday April 26, 2014 at The Bronx River Art Center (BRAC). Know Who You Are At Every Age presents a large number of works in a wide range of media by artists from diverse backgrounds. Rather than centering […]

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MFA Candidate Ato Malinda performs at Dak’Art

MFA candidate Ato Malinda will perform her thesis work Mshoga Mpya, 2014 at the opening ceremony for Dak’Art 2014 on May 9. In Mshoga Mpya one audience member at a time enters a small, enclosed cubicle in which they encounter the artist. Dressed androgynously in gender neutral clothing with a small Afro wig upon her head, Malinda recounts stories […]

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Transart Faculty Lynn Book participates in Leadership Nouveau Conference at MoMA

Transart Faculty Lynn Book will speak at the Leadership Nouveau 2014 conference at the Museum of Modern Art, New York on April 28 and April 29, 2014. Devoted to new ideas and strategies in the management of art and culture in the twenty-first century, Leadership Nouveau is a novel Canadian/American collaborative website-conference program. Book will […]


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MFA Alum Andrew Telichan Phillips to join NYU’s Music Technology PhD Program

Andrew Telichan Phillips (MFA 2012) will join the doctoral program in Music Technology at New York University this fall. Telichan Phillips will work with the Music and Audio Research Lab (MARL), focusing on composition and performance practices while developing new digital musical instruments for performance interaction. Devoted to investigating the intersection between music, computation and science, MARL […]

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MFA cand. Ato Malinda shows at MMA Frankfurt

MFA candidate Ato Malinda is featured in “The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Hell, Purgatory Revisited by Contemporary African Artists” on view at the Museum of Modern Art Frankfurt (MMK) from March 21 to July 27, 2014. Inspired by Dante’s epic fourteenth century poem The Divine Comedy, the exhibition includes work exploring theological, philosophical and moral issues from the artists’ diverse cultural and […]

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Transart Guest Judy Pfaff receives Lifetime Achievement Award

  The International Sculpture Center will present a 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award to Judy Pfaff on April 30. As a guest of Transart Winter Residency 2012-2013, Pfaff provided a spirited account of her career as a pioneer of site-specific installation art in the 1970s as well as her present-day practice. Pfaff is known for elaborate works […]


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MFA candidate Sylvia Adamcik at Propeller Toronto

  MFA candidate Sylvia Adamcik is featured in the exhibition “Occam’s Razor: Art, Science and Aesthetics” on view April 2—20, 2014 at Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts in Toronto. Inspired by a fourteenth century principle of problem-solving, the show features work refined by aesthetic practices based on the theory that, all things being equal, simpler […]

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Transart Faculty Jean-Marie Casbarian wins Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Process Space Residency

Jean-Marie Casbarian was selected to participate in the Process Space Residency with the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.  She will be in residence from late August to December 2014 on Governor’s Island in New York. Process Space provides intensive, project-based studio residencies, including opportunities for audience development, for mid-career and established artists and arts groups working across […]

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Ato Malinda co-curates “Precarious Imaging: Visibility and Media Surrounding African Queerness” – group exhibition features work from Transart Alumna Amanda Kerdahi M.

An exhibition about homosexuality in Africa is due to go ahead in Senegal next month, despite a leading academic advising the gallery against it. “The show will cause controversy, but we will not censor ourselves,” says the independent curator Ato Malinda, although she declined to reveal the name of the academic. “Precarious Imaging: Visibility and […]


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Faculty Geoff Cox edits book with 100 covers of The Communist Manifesto

01.01.CM collection of the Museum of Ordure Museum of Ordure Antipyrine, 2014 272pp. printed by Specialtrykkeriet Viborg editing/design Geoff Cox and Mathias Kokholm image editing Lasse Krog Møller assistant Michael Roloff printed by Specialtrykkeriet Viborg supported by the Danish Arts Council thanks to Tim Brennan, Dejan Krsic, Kunsthal Aarhus, Marx Memorial Library, London price 30€/240dkr […]

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Eight New Awards for Artists Entering the Transart MFA

The Transart Earth Awareness Prize The Transart Social Change Award The Transart Peace and Mediation Prize Transart Merit Awards We are excited to announce eight new scholarships on the Transart MFA Creative Practice. These scholarships are designed to enable artists with specific projects and concerns to join the Transart MFA. Application Deadline: April 15 Program Start: July 25 in Berlin  Each of the […]

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Transart Alumnus Eto Otitigbe commissioned by Lab for Action Mechanics

Eto  and collaborator Sarah Donnelly received support to develop and stage a performance this summer.  http://www.streb.org/V2/vision/commissions.html   2013-2014 Awardees: Sarah Donnelly and Eto Otitigbe Eric Eliacin Viktor Franyo Yara Travieso Françoise VorangerFinal Showing: 7PM Friday June 27, 2014 Free Admission GO!, STREB’s Commissioning Program, housed at the company’s Williamsburg home, SLAM, accepts proposals from artists whose work is movement-based, including […]


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Faculty Laura González to perform with Eleanor Bowen during Acts Re-Acts Festival

  Laura González will be performing with her collaborator Eleanor Bowen in a piece called ‘Reading hysteria between laughter and crying’,  as part of the Acts Re-Acts festival, Wimbledon Space, London, 19 March 2014 . 25 February – 26 March 2014 ACTS RE-ACTS is a festival of performance including residencies, artist talks, seminars, films and installations from across […]

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Transart Faculty Laura González contributes to Crux Desperationis 5

  Crux Desperationis 5  International Journal of Conceptual Writing January 2014, Montevideo 2014 [PDF 3.7MB] Director and editor Riccardo Boglione Editorial staff RB, Georgina Torello Journal header Paolo Argeri Journal design Massimo Alacca All images are taken from Dr. Albert de Schrenck-Notzig, Los fenómenos de la mediumnidad, Barcelona, 1928. Conceptual writers: Fabiana Faleiros Nyein Way […]

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Transart Faculty Nicolás Dumit Estévez to lecture at Southern Illinois State University

NICOLÁS DUMIT ESTÉVEZ VISTING ARTIST LECTURE SOUTHERN ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY, NORMAL, ILLINOIS


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Transart Faculty Nicolás Dumit Estévez presents “I Swam with a Mermaid”

Nicolás Dumit Estévez “I Swam with a Mermaid” Tuesday, March 25th, 12:00 Noon   University Galleries of Illinois State University 110 Center for the Visual Arts Normal, Il 61790-5620 Phone: (309) 438-5487 Estévez gives a Power Point presentation on the noteworthy characteristics of Speedos, which leads him into a narration of an encounter with an underwater creature at a Caribbean beach resort. […]

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Honi Ryan solo show INSTANCE at Blue Mountains Cultural Centre

INSTANCE is an installation of recent works and performances using the domestic environment as a catalyst for exploration. Honi Ryan, first year student on the MFA Creative Practice, recreates elements of home in the gallery. She weaves a space with audiovisual sculptures that question the notion of progress as advancement through the accumulation of objects […]

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Transart student Caroline Künzle’s “Is this a joke? / C’est une joke?” premieres at CEREV Exhibition Lab, Montreal

Caroline Künzle’s Is this a joke? / C’est une joke? Caroline Künzle’s Is this a joke? / C’est une joke? project premieres in our Exhibition Lab from March 14 – 20, 2014. Vernissage CEREV Exhibition Lab Concordia University J.W. McConnell Library Building LB-671.10 March 14, 2014 5 – 7 PM Open to all. No RSVP necessary. Facebook event […]


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Transart Faculty Geoff Cox co-editor for APRJA

NEW ISSUE! A Peer-Reviewed Journal About / POST-DIGITAL RESEARCH APRJA  3.1 (2014) Edited by: Christian Ulrik Andersen, Geoff Cox, Georgios Papadopulos The current issue of A Peer-reviewed Journal About “Post-digital Research” (Volume 3 issue 1) is now online. It addresses the messy and paradoxical condition of art and media after digital technology revolutions and critically reflects […]

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Transart Faculty Laura González performs in Glory

Choreographed and co-directed by Janice Parker Designed and co-directed by Richard Layzell Music composed by Michael John McCarthy Lighting designed by Pete Ayres   Scroll down for audience reactions to Glory Glory sees the welcome return of the award-winning creative duo, Janice Parker and Richard Layzell. Men, women and children of all ages and abilities and from […]

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Transart student Mariana Rocha performs at CEIA – Centro de Experimentação e Informação de Arte

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Transart Faculty Geoff Cox edits 01.01CM: Collection of the Museum of Ordure

  Book Launch 01.01.CM: Collection of the Museum of Ordure 01.01.CM presents over 100 covers of The Communist Manifesto, compiled by the Museum of Ordure from its collection. The book is turned inside out to draw attention to its material form and historical conditions: the covers have fascinating stories to tell of hopes and anticipated futures […]

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Transart Faculty Nicolás Dumit Estévez to give talk at Centro León, Santiago, Dominican Republic

Nicolás Dumit Estévez, a Dominican artist living in New York conveys his international path and creative processes in the field of performance art through images and videos.   Thusday, February 13th, 2014 7 pm Centro Cultural Eduardo León Jimenes Av. 27 de Febrero No. 146
 Villa Progreso,  Santiago de los Caballeros
, Dominican Republic Tel.:1 (809) 582-2315
Fax:  http://www.centroleon.org.do/cl/

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Transart Faculty Nicolás Dumit Estévez exhibits in Still Acts, New York

  Still Acts Curated by Ian Daniel and Sara Reisman La MaMa La Galleria 6 East 1st Street New York, NY 10003   Exhibition on view:  February 13 ­ March 1, 2014 Opening Reception: Thursday, February 13, 6­9pm, with an opening night performance by Tamar Ettun’s Moving Company from 6:30 to 8:30pm Gallery Talk: Sunday, February 16, 5pm   Still Acts is an exhibition that brings together artists engaged with stillness,stoppage, and slowing down in the context of the performance. Artists featured in the exhibition – Sol Aramendi and , Nicolás Dumit Estévez, Tamar Ettun, Brendan Fernandes, Liz Magic Laser, Jeanine Oleson, Clifford Owens, and Emily Roysdon – employ gestures that turn away, inward, and upward upending […]