The Translocal Institute for Contemporary Art is a research institute that was established in the well-developed city of Budapest, Hungary. The institute is a private organization that has been striving for the development and enlightenment of on East European art and ecology within the modernized cities of the European Territory. The institute was founded and established in the year 2013. The institute was founded by Drs. Maja and Reuben Fowkes, who were great scholars within the fields of art history, contemporary. These two researchers have laid the foundations for the institute in 2013 and were successfully running the organization since then. The institute carries out research studies which were focused on East European art and ecology. These researches majorly operate across the fields of ecological thought, contemporary art and art history.
The Translocal Institute for Contemporary Art, is dedicated to promote the researches within the fields of contemporary art, culture and ecology. Translocal research Institute has collaborations with many other universities and art spaces both in Central Europe and across the continent for its research activities & promotions of the trans locational research programs. The research programs of Translocal Institute include an Experimental Reading Room which involves both the series of Reading Group seminars dealing with Art and the Anthropocene along with Anthropocene Response lectures by prominent theorists. The institute in addition to its research activities also carries out many workshops, exhibitions, excursions and symposia to ruin out the natural and urban wilderness.
The Translocal Institute for Contemporary Art publishes all its research outcomes & research perspectives in few books, the listing of which include: Unframed Landscapes in year 2004; Revolution is not a Garden Party in year 2007; Revolution I Love You in year 2008; Revolutionary Decadence in the year 2009; Loophole to Happiness by the year 2011 and River Ecologies: Contemporary Art and Environmental Humanities on the Danube in the year 2015.