Victoria’s project Interpelled was accepted as a paper submission for NAISA’s (New Adventures in Sound Art) TRANS X TRANSMISSION ART SYMPOSIUM and will be published post event. Explore www.naisa.ca/deepwireless for information on these events. http://www.naisa.ca/TransX/sessions.html May 17 – 20 @ the Wychwood Theatre, #176 Sessions information here. NAISA is pleased to announce the 2nd edition of the Trans X [...]
Transart’s Drew Henmi and his band, the Intire Project, has been nominated for Alternative Album of the Year at the 36th annual Na Hoku Hano Hano awards, Hawaii’s biggest music award ceremony. The awards ceremony will take place the evening of May 25th, 2013. For more a full list of nominees click here.
Transart alumna, Dominique Rey (2009), is set to have a series of events including upcoming exhibitions, a book launch and an artist talk. 1) “Perfect Imperfections” from April 29 to June 14 at School of Art Gallery, University of Manitoba. For more info click here. 2) “Please Stare” from May 17 to Aug 9, a [...]
Transart faculty member and advisor, Nicolas Dumit Estevez, will be participating at the 2nd annual Miami Performance International Festival. This event will be taking place from June 1-30, 2013. The festival will feature artists from all over the world including Austria, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, France, Italy, Mexico and more! For [...]
Transart alumna and faculty member Astrid Menze will be participating in Monkeytown, “the first experimental completely immersive film and food experience,” this summer in NYC, from June 13 to July 11. You can view the trailer above for a sneak peak at the event or click here for more info.
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Transartists now have their own website. The beta site offers resources and a network to foster international exhibitions, performances and events. Resources include: curator access to a pool of artists; a list of calls for Transartist submissions as well as a source for other calls and competitions, a network for international artists to create their [...]
Transart student Erica Hansen’s “passion is to connect others to the traditions, complexity and conservation of the natural world; and as noteworthy as crows are, they are just as easily ignored and dismissed. Every continent has its crow; the most recognized yet rarely considered black bird punctuating the landscape.” Her most recent endeavor is to [...]
Transart alumnus Behailu Bezabih (MFA 2011) has recently been appointed to lecturer at the Addis Ababa University School of Fine Arts and Design. To view some of Behailu’s work click here.
Transart faculty member and advisor, Caroline Koebel, has had her article, “Decoding the Unabomber: Stemple Pass by James Benning,” published on Glasstire. “The story presented by James Benning in his film Stemple Pass of the solitary existence, profound and prophetic writings, and sociopathic acts of Theodore J. Kaczynski (the “Unabomber”) is nothing if not engrossing [...]
This upcoming video project, curated by Laurence Wood and TI advisor Zoran Poposki, will take place from April 20th to May 19th at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park, Shatin, Hong Kong. The show will feature works by Transart alumni/faculty including Tricia Sellmer, Daniel Arnaldo-Roman, Zoran Poposki, Damon Ayers, Victoria Hindley and Eva Petric. [...]
Transart 2012 alumnus Eto Otitigbe will have his first major public work open on Randall’s Island in NYC. His work will be on display from Saturday, June 15 until November. For more info click here.
Transart guest artist/curator, Dermis Leon, has curated an exhibition now showing in Poland entitled, “Politics: I do not like it, but it likes me.” This exhibition is taking place until June 2, 2013 at the Centre for Contemporary Art Laznia. For more info, click here.
Transart faculty member and advisor Caroline Koebel has a few upcoming events that she will be participating in: 1) Caroline co-curated “Lawrence Brose DE PROFUNDIS Fusebox Fest” on Saturday April 20 7pm in Austin, TX. More info here. 2) has a film entitled Flying Saucer Drone in the “International Tour Premiere: Nuovo Cinema Aquila.” April 18-19 [...]
Transart MPhil/PhD student Rachelle Viader Knowles will be exhibiting 3 new projects as part of the Translocal Meeting Exhibition at the Can Gelabert Cultural Centre in Binissalem, Mallorca, Spain. For more info click here and here.
Trans-what? Across and Beyond (Artistic) Research Transart Institute Symposium www.transart.org/transartfest/trans-what/ Sunday 28 July 2013 @ Supermarkt, Berlin http://www.supermarkt-berlin.net Call for papers/proposals (deadline 15 May 2013) The prefix ‘trans-’ points to some of the problems of universal concepts and ongoing boundary disputes between epistemes. It modifies the meaning of what it is attached to: transaction, transcription, [...]
Transart advisor Mary Ting in an upcoming group show entitled, “History! Hauntings and Palimpsests.” This show will take place at the Shiva Gallery at John Jay (860 Eleventh Ave; New York, NY 10019) from April 15-May 22, 2013. The opening reception will take place Wednesday April 17, 2013 from 5:30pm-7:30pm.
Transart Academic Liaison, Sarah Bennett, will have her work “Wall-wounds” exhibited at the Plymouth Arts Centre (UK) from April 20 to June 16. “The project focuses on a former 19th century lunatic asylum at Exminster near Exeter and examines the building’s spaces and the site’s histories. Wall wounds (found) and Wall wounds (fabricated) are two [...]
Transart advisor Sanford Biggers has 3 upcoming solo shows: 1) Opening for “Sugar Pork Bourbon” at Massimo De Carlo (Milan) this Friday, April 5.2) Opening for “Ago” at Monique Meloche (Chicago) next Saturday, Aprl 13 3) “Codex” at the VCUarts Anderson Gallery (Richmond, VA) at the end of May. For more info, click here.
Lens-based artists are invited to submit a short film to the first Transartfest Berlin. The screening welcomes submissions by international lens-based artists working in film, video or animation, whose work relates to the ideas of nostalgia in the genres related to popular culture, politics, national and local history, personal narratives and the vision for the [...]
Transart summer faculty member Alanna Lockward will be launching the first Afropean performance showcase “accompanied by a roundtable dsicussion on the aesthetic legacy of the Black Power movement in the radical imagination of Diaspora artists.” This event will be taking place from May 19-23, 2013 at Ballhaus Naunynstrasse + Hackesche Höfe Kino For more info [...]
Transart advisor Lynn Book will be having a screening of her new video project entitled, “Escapes.” You can take part in these events in a few ways: 1) Salon Screening + reception on Tuesday March 26 at the Scales Fine Arts Center (Art 102 from 5:00-6:30pm) 2) York St. John University UK as part of [...]
Transart student Miriam Schaer’s book, Witness, featured in Al-Mutanabbi Starts Here is currently on view at the San Francisco Center for the Book. It is an exhibition of artist books created in response to the bombing of Al-Mutanabbi Street in Baghdad in 2005. The SF exhibition will run through May 2013, and after [...]
Transart Institute: Call for Applications Hybrid low-residency MFA , Fast Track, Studio PhD MFA Creative Practice Studio PhD Summer Residency Certificate Program Application form Transart Institute, Unschool Art School, grew out of a desire to form a truly student-driven program that goes beyond established institutional education by offering a plethora of models and diversify input [...]