Faculty + Guests 2012

Transart pushes faculty to teach in their top form… everyone comes with such a genuine desire to expand their practice.

Mary Ting

Mary Ting
About Mary Ting

Mary Ting's artwork has been exhibited extensively in the U.S. and abroad. Mary currently teaches sculpture, drawing and paper, 2D/3D, and Bookarts for Pratt Manhattan, SUNY at Nassau Community College and CUNY. She lives and works in New York City.

Faculty for Transart’s low-residency programs comes from a wide range of academic and artistic backgrounds as well as geographic locations. Current theoretical areas of expertise include curatorial work, cyberfeminism, African diaspora, interface technologies, digital arts, continental philosophy, media, social studies in colonialism, capitalism and tourism, word and image relationships, and contemporary asian art history. Studio faculty include international artists working with sound, performance, dance and choreography, photography, drawing, sculpture, film and video, intervention and installation.

Faculty and Guests 2012

Deborah Aschheim, MFA (USA) makes installations based on invisible networks of perception and thought. Her recent work exploring the subject of memory has led her to collaborate with musicians and neuroscientists,  [more…]

Myron Beasley, PhD (Brazil/USA) is an Associate Professor of African American Studies /American Cultural Studies and Women and Gender Studies at Bates College, Lewiston, Maine. He is a critical ethnographer, international curator and performance theorist.  [more…]

Sarah Bennett‘s PhD (UK) art practice is predominantly engaged with exploration of discursive sites and contexts, particularly our relationships with institutions and their histories in relation to discourses of power.  [more…]

Michael Bowdidge, PhD (UK) is an artist who works with found objects, images and sound. He completed his undergraduate degree in Fine Art at Middlesex Polytechnic in 1989, and recently finished his doctoral research at the University of Edinburgh. [more…]

Guest Martin John Callanan, MFA (UK/Germany) is an artist and researcher exploring notions of citizenship within the globally connected world. Concerns include information, data, and knowledge. Martin John Callanan is an artist whose work spans numerous mediums and engages both emerging and commonplace technology. [more…]

Jean Marie Casbarian, MFA (USA) is an interdisciplinary installation artist who incorporates photography, film and video projections, sound, sculpture and performance into her artworks.  She received her MFA from Milton Avery School of Art at Bard College in New York in the year 2000. [more…]

Cella, MFA (USA) is an artist working mainly in post-documentary photography, video, experimental film and with architectural projections. Her practice explores otherness, liminality and identity. It is driven by curiosity, loss, dislocation, longing, and questions of cultural identity. [more…]

Miles Chalcraft (UK) comes from a background in live art and film making, Chalcraft’s video work has seen him collaborating with Berlin based artists’ collective Gob Squad since 1994 while maintaining his own practice in experimental media and rocketry. [more…]

Geoff Cox, PhD (UK/Denmark) is currently a Researcher in Digital Aesthetics in the Department of Information and Media Studies at Aarhus University (DK). He is also an occasional artist, writer, and Associate Curator of Online Projects, Arnolfini, Bristol (UK). [more…]

Nicolás Dumit Estevéz, MFA (Domincan Republic/USA) is an interdisciplinary artist working mostly in performance art, and public interventions. His projects have been exhibited extensively in the US as well as internationally. [more…]

Laura González, PhD (Spain/UK)  is an artist and writer. She was born in Spain, she lives and works in the UK. Her recent practice encompasses film, dance, photography and text, and her work has been exhibited and published in the UK, Spain and Portugal. [more…]

Victoria Hindley, MFA (USA/Austria) is an artist based in Vienna. She works with photography, language, the book form, small and largescale installation, and in collaboration with other artist, theorists, and performers. Interested in challenging sociopolitical and institutional constructions of power, she applies strategies of decoding such as abstraction, decontextualization, intervention, humor, speaking, and teaching. [more…]

Stanya Kahn, MFA (USA) is an interdisciplinary media artist. Working primarily in video, with a practice that includes performance, writing, and photography, my work inhabits a space between fiction and document, and stems from an extensive background in live performance. [more…]

Klaus Knoll, PhD (Austria/USA) is a photographer and writer. Klaus has taught photography and media studies in Europe, Japan and the U.S. His works are in the collections of the Cologne Museum Ludwig, the Biblioteque Nationale in Paris, and the Austrian National Fine Art Photo Collection. [more…]

Caroline Koebel’s, MFA (USA) films and videos are informed by conceptual art, film theory and feminism. Her works provoke new modes of aesthetic and critical engagement with early cinema, commodity culture, maternity, and other subjects. [more…]

Lisa Mezzacappa, MA (USA) is a San Francisco-based bassist, composer, and musical instigator. An active collaborator and curator in the Bay Area music community, she leads her own groups Bait & Switch and Nightshade, and co-leads the ensembles duo B., Cylinder, the Permanent Wave Ensemble, and the Oakland Active Orchestra. She collaborates frequently on cross-disciplinary projects in sound installation, digital poetry, film, sculpture and public music/art. [more…]

Merete Røstad’s, MFA (Germany/UK) current work has developed out of a rigorous drawing practice in both her academic and professional life in Norway, England and Germany. As a result, she now uses industrial materials to sculpt metaphors within urban contexts. [more…]

Guest Deborah Robinson’s, PhD (UK) recent projects include “Transpositions”, at Peninsula Arts Gallery, Plymouth University. Installation work encompassing video and sound based on collaborations with scientists, technologists and artists at Bath and Plymouth. [more…]

Anette Schäfer, MA (Germany) is one of the founders of Nottingham’s Radiator Festival.  Her special interest lies in the live aspect of (media) art. She has curated and commissioned artists’ projects exploring live-streaming and locative media where issues of presence, interactivity and participation in urban space are most current. [more…]

Christina Stuckert (Germany) has been an independent medical practitioner in Berlin for over fifteen years. Her focus is on ZenShiatsu, a Japanese body therapy developed by Shizuto Masunaga. The basis of her work is regular Zen practice in daily life as a nun and she shares responsibility for the Berlin Zen Dojo. [more…]

Radhika Subramaniam, PhD (India/US) is a curator, editor and writer based in New York. She is presently the Director/Chief Curator of the Sheila C. Johnson Design Center at Parsons The New School for Design where she is also assistant professor of Art and Design History and Theory. [more…]

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