IMDA Welcomes Neja Tomšič
Fall 2014 Artist-in-Resident
Neja Tomšič co-founded the Museum of Transitory Art (MoTA), Ljubluana, Slovenia, in 2008. Through MoTA Ms. Tomšič has been involved in developing open platform media, curating public art projects, symposiums, residencies, publications and interviews from relevant international artists and researchers such as Roy Ascott and Harun Farocki. MoTA is a trans-disciplinary platform dedicated to the research, production and presentation of transitory, experimental and live art forms. She hopes to research practices of archiving transitory works and strategies for audience development and engagement in Baltimore. Neja will be in residence Fall 2014 and be involved in many IMDA art activities, and other activities on campus and in downtown Baltimore. Her residency was made possible by CEC Artslink Internationa, UMBC’s Dept of Visual Arts, Visiting Artists Lecture Series and Life After Boring Art Studios (LAB Studios), with additional support from CIRCA and Station North Arts and Entertainment District.
On Weds., October 15, Noon-1pm, Ms. Tomšič will give a public presentation on the Museum of Transitory Art (MoTA) in PAHB 132 as part of the Visiting Artists Lecture Series.On Thursday November 6, Noon-1pm she will participate in a Catalyst event with Icelandic Fulbright Scholar and IMDA MFA Alumna Jaimes Mayhew on the topic of transitory art, hosted by CIRCA.
Neja will be working IMDA graduate students from ITE 110 Flex Lab. Please stop by the grad lab and see Neja or invite her to community events, classes, or just to meet and chat about projects. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Neja Tomšič’s residency is sponsored by CEC Artslink International in New York, with additional support from the CIRCA’s Visiting Artists Lecture Series, and Life After Boring Art Studios (LAB Studios), Baltimore City. LAB Studio will host her accommodations and activities in Station North Arts and Entertainment District.