Transart Institute – 10 Scholarships in International MFA Program – deadline 1 May 2008

TRANSART INSTITUTE announced today that ten scholarships of USD 2000 have become available for the international MFA program. In this low-residency program students create their own course of study working on art and research projects off-site with the support of faculty and self-chosen artist mentors. The independent study is complemented by three intensive summer residencies where lectures, critiques, seminars, performances, exhibitions, and workshops take place on-site in Europe. The low-residency format permits continuing a professional life while participating in the program. Scholarships are given on the basis of artistic merit and financial need. All media and genres. Deadlines: Scholarships and advanced admissions: March 1, 2008, rolling admissions (space permitting): May 1, 2008.


For further information please contact:

Julie Bush
Administrative Assistant, Transart Institute
USA: (347) 410 9905 Fax: (508) 682 2853

Transart Institute is an international MFA in New Media program for working artists to develop a sustainable creative praxis. The low-residency program consists of four semesters off-site, three summer residencies in Austria and two winter residencies in the US and Europe. It is intended to lift the boundaries between applied and fine arts, traditional and new media, artists and scholars. The innovative program focusses on content and context. Students are free to pursue work in any media art-related genre, create their own course of study and work in the genre(s) which best communicate their ideas including animation, architecture, curating, cyberart, digital and experimental media, film, gaming, graphic design, installation, painting, performance, photography, robotics, sculpture, sound, text, video, virtual reality.

Summer Residency in Linz: July 13 – August 1, 2008

Deadline for advance MFA admissions: March 1, 2008