What tools are needed for individual, collective, and structural transformation? How can the idea of the artist become more porous and interdependent?
Where can we gather together to change and grow?

Department of Transformation (D🌍T) is an artist-organized group that prototypes new formats for togetherness, learning, and collective healing. Through workshops, events, publications, and commissions (+ karaoke!), we support others in their own processes of change. We believe that by transforming the arts, we can transform ourselves, our communities, and our world.

Financial Times, April 27, 2024
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Financial Times
April 27, 2024
“Growing up, the idea of making art seemed intrinsically selfish,” says designer, author and educator Prem Krishnamurthy. “Quietly painting in your studio is a beautiful thing, but I’ve always felt that art should have a larger social purpose.”
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We believe in karaoke—a powerful tool inviting vulnerability, connection, and joy! Whether you like to sing out loud, cheer others on, or just observe quietly, you are welcome to join Dept of Transformation. Just take a deep breath and answer the question: "What is a song you would like to hear sung in karaoke?"


Title Artist Duration
Gasolina Daddy Yankee 03:12
Hips Don't Lie Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean 02:28
Pocketful of Sunshine Natasha Bedingfield 03:34
Let's Go Crazy Prince & The Revolution 04:54


We invite you to share your favorite songs, whether they're beloved classics or hidden gems, and let your musical choices become part of our collective soundtrack. By submitting your tracks, you'll help create an inclusive, dynamic playlist that brings us closer together through the power of music.

To submit a song, please send a Link to a Youtube Video in the form below.