Marcus Neustetter has been conducting research and developing projects in the field of new media art. His interests have been as artist, producing and exhibiting a range of creative projects both for the corporate and cultural environment, as researcher, completing his Masters Degree in Fine Arts focusing on new media art specifically within South Africa, and as facilitator and curator for exhibitions and conferences. He has also been involved in co-ordinating and participating in international online projects, workshops and residencies aiming to develop the South African relationship of business, technology and art. As joint director of The Trinity Session, an independent contemporary art production team, Marcus Neustetter is actively involved in developing cultural business strategies through a range of projects.
In his advisory and consultation capacity Marcus Neustetter has been working with Vega the Brand Advertising School, assisting in the post graduate curriculum development and net art programme at University Witwatersrand, advising to and judging the two New Channels Digital Art Competitions and other exhibitions, and has assisted various international programmes. He is currently compiling a series of Newsletters for ISEA, is a corresponding editor for LEA and an advisor to the UNESCO DIGITARTS project sub portal.
The Trinity Session is an independent contemporary art production team practising in public art projects, project initiation and production, curating, researching and critical writing. Specialized interest areas include urban development and criticism, technology, pathology and the body, electronic art and online culture. The Trinity Session runs a project room/ gallery space, The | PREMISES, in Johannesburg. Recent projects include research on the visual arts and crafts industries in the SADC region for the International Labour Office, SafeFood for the Turin Biennale, mobile office residencies such as Transmediale.03 Mobile Office, SEARCH for the Ars Electronica Festival and creative inner city development projects. Developments include sanman (Southern African New Media Art Network), a resource that promotes new media art and technology amongst audiences and artists in South Africa. Directors: Stephen Hobbs, Kathryn Smith, Marcus Neustetter
Marcus Neustetter participates in
Perspectives 2003 – netart competition & showcase
Self-representation – Featured artists curated by Agricola de Cologne