Adam Cooper-Terán

Teaching Artist

Adam Cooper-Terán (ACT) is an internationally-acclaimed sound, video, and multimedia artist originally from Tucson, Arizona. Known for their collaborations among various performance troupes, theater companies, educational institutions, and grassroots organizations, Adam’s work has featured across the globe as large-scale media projections, musical interventions, educational workshops, and installations of digital storytelling, often made with the communities they were produced in. Adam came up in their career touring across the Americas for over a decade and as an artist-in-residence at Project Row Houses in Houston, Latinx arts organization MACLA in San Jose, Teatro Tespys in El Carmen de Viboral, Colombia, Universidad Ciudad Juárez, and the University of Rostock, Germany. They have garnered praise and support from academic and cultural institutions such as the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona, AZ School for the Deaf and Blind, MAP Fund, New England Foundation for the Arts, National Performers Network, Belle Foundation for the Arts, National Hispanic Cultural Center, Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson, International Sonoran Desert Alliance, and the Universities of Connecticut, Madison-Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania.