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.

Deborah Aschheim 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 is an International Curator and Ethnographer who lectures in the areas of Critical Cultural Studies and Performance Studies. His recent work explores how traditional ritual practices of Death/Loss are mitigated, configured, and interpreted in particular sites/cities of the African Diaspora.   [more…]

Sarah Bennett‘s 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 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…]

Stanya Kahn 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…]

Guest speaker Martin John Callanan 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 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 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…]

Geoff Cox 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 Estevéz 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 Gonzalez is a visual artist and a research lecturer.  She is currently immersed in an interdisciplinary project which investigates psychoanalytic approaches to making and understanding objects of seduction within the fields of fine art, consumption studies and material culture. [more…]

Victoria Hindley is an artist, writer, and independent curator. Her work challenges the construction of meaning(s) through applying strategies of decoding such as abstraction, humor, and decontextualization as a way of investigating representations, stereotypes, cultural obsession, and institutional constructs. [more…]

Klaus Knoll 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…]

Lisa Mezzacappa 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…]

Christina Stuckert 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. [more…]

Radhika Subramaniam 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…]

Guest speaker Ming Wong is an artist exploring the performative veneers of language and identity, through his own ‘world cinema’.