Transit Arts is an itinerant organisation for the support of artists’ moving image, working through public screening programmes and experimental publishing.




Transit Arts was founded by curator and writer Marcus Jack in 2015 and has supported the work of over sixty artists, filmmakers, performers and writers. Originally operating as a series of pop-up, outdoor projections, screened from the back of a transit van, the programme moved indoors in 2017, working with venues to present artist retrospectives and thematic screenings. Transit Arts events have featured film, video and performance by Forensic Architecture, Michelle Hannah, Taus Makhacheva, Lutz Mommartz, Yuri Pattison, Amie Siegal, Fern Silva, Deborah Stratman, Margaret Tait and Alia Syed amongst others. In 2020, DOWSER was established on the Transit Arts imprint as a quarterly serial about artists’ moving image in Scotland, comprising essays, interviews and archival material from guest contributors.

Transit Arts’ programme has developed with the support and cooperation of numerous galleries, cinemas, festivals, archives and estates, with partners having included Alchemy Film & Arts; ATLAS Arts; CCA Glasgow; Document Film Festival; Glasgow Film Theatre; Glasgow Short Film Festival; Goethe-Institut; The Pipe Factory; Radical Film Network; Scalarama; Scottish Contemporary Art Network; Southside Film Festival; and Tyneside Cinema.

Transit Arts is a member of Film Hub Scotland and the Radical Film Network.

Follow us: Twitter / Instagram
Sign



Contact


Marcus Jack (he/him), founder and curator
Email: info [at] transitarts [dot] co [dot] uk
Personal website: marcusjack.com



Subscribe


Sign up to our mailing list for news on Transit Arts programming, publishing and opportunities. We don't spam and will only send updates a few times a year.

* indicates required

Please let us know all the ways you would like to hear from us:

You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at info@transitarts.co.uk. We will treat your information with respect. For more information about our privacy practices please visit our website. By clicking below, you agree that we may process your information in accordance with these terms.

We use Mailchimp as our marketing platform. By clicking below to subscribe, you acknowledge that your information will be transferred to Mailchimp for processing. Learn more about Mailchimp's privacy practices here.