Marshall Ryan Trammell
Born in Oceanside, CA: 1972
Raised on Oahu, Hawaii
Bay Area affiliated,
Kansas City, Missouri-based.
2004 - 2006 Electronic Arts MFA Fellowship
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
2002 - 2003 Bachelor of Liberal Arts
New College of California
San Francisco, CA
1992 - 2002
San Francisco State University
San Diego Community Colleges
Mira Mesa High School
San Diego, CA
Graduated: June 1993
2018-2019 - Studio Residency, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO
2018-2019 - Fellowship, Intercultural Leadership Institute, USA
April 2018 - Residency, Living Arts in Resistance (LAIR), Oakland, CA
2017 - Researcher-in-Residence, Prelinger Library, San Francisco, CA
2016 - Co-founder, project manager & teaching artist. Merced Youth Drum Corps, Merced, CA.
2013 - Present. Primary caregiver. Family members: Merced, CA & Kansas City, MO.
2011 - Self-employed artist, teaching artist, grant writer, recording & touring musician, researcher/analyst. San Francisco Bay Area.
2008/09 - Information Activist. DataCenter, Oakland, CA.
Grants & Awards
2016 - Building Healthy Communities Grant. Merced Youth Drum Corps, Merced, CA.
2014 - Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant. Black Spirituals tour.
2010 - EDD Apprenticeship. Final Cut Pro I & II, Bay Area Video Coalition
2005 - Estacion Libre Delegation. Chiapas, MX.
2005 - RPI Travel grant. Troy, NY
2004 - MetLIfe Fellowship. Troy, NY.
Creative Arts: teaching & performance
Participatory Research & Analysis
Warrior Ethos: Duets with Organizations;
Warrior Ethos: Harm Free Zone Improvisation Workshop;
Warrior Ethos: In Defense of Memory (band);
Interiors of Opposition (participatory research);
Indexical Moment/um (series)
2017 - "Characteristics of Bone: a Memoir," AMERARCANA.
2016 - "Racial Overtones." Wire Magazine, UK.
2016 - "Music Research Strategies". Sound American, issue 15.
"Black Access/Black Axes" (forthcoming). Sige Records, Seattle, WA.
"Black Resonance." Sixty Hurts, Oakland, CA.
"Black Tape." Astral Spirits, Austin, TX.
"Black Interiors." Sixty Hurts, Oakland, CA.
"Black Listening." Sixty Hurts, Oakland, CA.
"Of Deconstruction." Sige Records, Seattle, WA.
Warrior Ethos: Listening Sessions (LAIR residency) Eastside Cultural Center,
No Idea Festival, Mexico City, 2017
Guelph Jazz Festival/ Improvisation and Social Practice Colloquium, Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 2017
Comparte: Zapatista Festival, Oakland, 2017
High Zero, Baltimore, 2016
Sonic Transmission, Austin, Texas
all ears, Oslo & Bergen, Norway, 2016