Faculty, Fellows and Visiting Artists


The ITI faculty offer a wide variety of approaches to the written and visual arts. All are working contemporary artists who publish and exhibit their work in national and international contexts. Our faculty are dedicated to innovative approaches and traditions that value psychologically, culturally and politically engaged work.

Jo-ey Tang

Jo-ey Tang

Jo-ey Tang (Faculty)

Jo-ey Tang (Faculty) is an artist, writer, and curator based in Columbus, OH and Paris, France. Currently, as Director of Exhibitions of Beeler Gallery at Columbus College of Art & Design, he temporalizes each season of programming with its own rhythm. Season One: arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody / Joy Episalla / Zoe Leonard / Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified explored the resonances between the individual practices of the queer art collective fierce pussy, with chapters at Beeler Gallery and Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia. Season Two: Follow the Mudis structured as a series of instances in a process of accumulation, with images, sounds, movements and words by Michel Auder, Laëtitia Badaut Haussmann, Heide Hinrichs, Daniel Marcus, Robert Slifkin, Michael Stickrod, Julia Trotta, Vier5, and C. Spencer Yeh. Tang co-founded with Thomas Fougeirol The plates of the present, a photogram project with over 1000 prints by 130 artists, which was gifted to the Centre Pompidou, Paris, and will be the focus of an exhibition in fall 2020. He is an advisor to second shelf, a book acquisition project to diversify library holdings at Columbus College of Art & Design; Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp; and University of Bristol, UK. He has curated and organized events and exhibitions at FUTURA Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague; Rupert, Vilnius; Chi K11 Art Museum, Shanghai; and Praz-Delavallade, Paris. His writing has appeared in Artforum.com, Flash Art, and ArtAsiaPacific. He has interviewed and written on artists Barbara Bloom, Josephine Halvorson, Gabriel Kuri, Jean-Luc Moulène, Pratchaya Phinthong, Carissa Rodriguez, Elaine Cameron-Weir, R.H. Quaytman, Wang Bing, and Yu Ji. Tang is represented by Lyles & King, New York and Galerie Joseph Tang, Paris. (Photo: JiaHao Peng)