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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 […]

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Nicolás Dumit Estévez selected for the Drawing Center’s Open Sessions

The Drawing Center is pleased to announce the selected artists for Open Sessions. A two-year program open to artists working in a variety of disciplines, Open Sessions will offer exhibition opportunities in The Drawing Center’s Lab Space and other venues, as well as studio visits, public programs, and informal gatherings. These programs will be cooperatively […]


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Transart advisor Phillis Ideal exhibits at David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe

  Transart Advisor Phillis Ideal participates in Group exhibition in Santa Fe.   DAVID RICHARD GALLERY 544 South Guadalupe Saturday, February 8, 2:30-4:00 P EXHIBITION:   GESTURE THEN AND NOW: THE LEGACY OF ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM: January 24 – February 22, 2014 Opening Reception: Friday, January 31, 5:00-7:00 PM Featuring the artwork by:  John Connell, Lilly Fenichel, Jean-Marie Haessle […]

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Transart alum Niko Solorio featured on London radio program

Niko Solorio will be sharing tracks from his side project “Etiquette for Gentlemen” which he recorded with Hamburg based-musician General Hell on the ”The Do!! You!! Breakfast Show w/ Charlie Bones”. Solorio is scheduled to be on the air at 9:30 am London local time (10:30 am/Berlin). Here is the LINK: http://ntslive.co.uk/shows/charlie-bones-do-you/

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PhD Candidate Gurpreet Sehra to speak at Sikholars Conference

Acts of Appropriation and the Gendered Body How do histories of appropriation manifest themselves today in relation to Sikh-Punjabi bodies? What are the power relations that are at play? Who has power? What has been appropriated and what is the lasting impact of this act? I aim to use the history of Dutch wax prints […]


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Transart Advisor Jenny Perlin exhibits in The Silent Way, New York

12 January-23 February 2014 The Silent Way Robert Breer Matthew Buckingham Jenny Perlin Opening Sunday 12 January 6-8pm Simon Preston Gallery 301 Broome Street NY NY 10002 212 431 1105 simonprestongallery.com Simon Preston Gallery is delighted to present The Silent Way, a group show featuring works by Robert Breer, Matthew Buckingham and Jenny Perlin. The exhibition […]

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Transart Faculty Michael Bowdidge featured in Fatboy Review

Dr. Michael Bowdidge’s work was featured in FatboyReview’s 12 Days of Projects over the holiday period. http://www.fatboyreview.net/index01.html

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Transart Alumna Karen Marshall curates group exhibit at ICP

  On Friday January 17th the faculty exhibition that Karen Marshall curated, Stories In The Social Landscape, opens in the Rita K. Hillman Gallery at the International Center of Photography.     The exhibition includes photography, video, and multi-media by 84 faculty members that teach with Marshall at ICP.   The reception is from 6-8 PM at The Rita K. Hillman Education Gallery at […]