Intro

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Transart People are an international group of artist, writers, curators, philosophers, and theorists affiliated with Transart Institute through the graduate and doctoral program, journal, triennial or other Transart initiatives. Transartists tend to wear a lot of hats you will find them in various groups.

Transart students and alumni  work with activism, animation, creative writing, choreography, curating, dance, cyberart, digital and new media, interventions, film/video, gaming, graphic design, installation, music, painting, performance, photography, robotics, sculpture, sound, text art, and video.

Transart faculty and advisors comes from a wide range of academic and artistic backgrounds as well as geographic locations. Current theoretical areas of expertise include curatorial work; art activism, cyberfeminism; African diaspora; interface technologies; digital arts; continental philosophy; media; social studies in colonialism, capitalism, and tourism; word and image relationships; psychology, 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.

Transartist support includes: artist profiles for curators; a Transart listserv of calls and opportunities;  a network for international artists to create their own events; curatorial  advisement for artist initiated exhibitions and events (in progress); sponsored individual  consultancies  from a pool of international experts on funding, grant writing, and related resources for Transart student, faculty, and alumni;  news posting to social media,    a residency studio exchange (in progress), fora  for initiating projects and events by request  for  discussion groups, curator project critique and shared resources; archive of Transartist exhibitions, performances and events; and institutional  support for Transartist  initiatives  by proposal.

 

Credit: Artwork by alumna and collective member Sonia Barrett, her site.