ABOUT ME

Date and birth place: 22.10.1979, Bucharest, Romania

STUDIES:

  • The Faculty of Letters, major The Science of Image, University of Bucharest, 2004
  • Master in Visual Arts – The National University of Arts, Bucharest, 2006
  • PhD student at the Faculty of Arts and Design, University of the West Timisoara, from 2009
  • PROFESSION:

  • Art critic, curator, jurnalist
  • OCCUPATION:

  • Research assistant at The Institute of Art History “G. Oprescu” of The Romanian Academy
  • Radio Romania Cultural - permanent collaborator
  • MASS-MEDIA COLLABORATION:

  • Contrapunct 2003 - poetry, from 2004 - texts on contemporary visual art
  • Observator Cultural, 2004, 2005
  • Radio Romania Actuality, 2004, 2005 - visual art chronicals
  • aLtitudini, from 2006 - texts on contemporary visual arts
  • Time Out Bucharest - from 2006 - texts on contemporary visual arts
  • TEXTS:

  • Catalog - The International Biennial of Experimental Engraving, second eddition, Timisoara, 2005
  • Catalog - Nit Gallery, Bucharest, 2006
  • La Morsure, Engramme, personal exhibition Memory Sediment II – Ciprian Ciuclea, L`Encart 9, Vol.3 No.3 Feb-March 2007
  • Catalog A Day, National Olimpics of Fine Arts, Cluj Napoca, 2007
  • A cultural restitution - Maria Pillat-Brates în Revue Roumaine d’Historie de l’Art, 2008
  • Catalog The International Biennial of Experimental Engraving 3rd eddition, Eddited by The Brancovan Palaces Cultural Center, Bucharest, 2008
  • Catalog Perspective 2008 – a contemporary feminist art project
  • Catalog Bogdan Mateias, Edited by Brancovan Palaces Cultural Center, Bucharest, 2008
  • Catalog Cristina Garabetanu, Calina Gallery, Timisoara, RO, 2009
  • Catalog Simona Dobrescu, Calina Gallery, Timisoara, RO, 2009
  • VOLUMES:

  • Oglinda in fata femeii – Masti si structuri interioare ale femeii în artele vizuale, (The mirror in front of the woman – The women’s masks and inner structures in visual arts) Eddited by Triade, Tmisoara, 2004 (book eddited under the project Women in orient - Women in Occident, organized by: Interart TRIADE Foundation and The German Cultural Center, Timisoara, supported by: The German Federal Republic Consulat in Timisoara)
  • COLLECTIVE VOLUMES:

  • Spaţiul ca experiment deschis. Studiu de caz: Quebec city / Space as an open experiment. Case study: Quebec City in Arta in spatiul public, / Art in public space ed. Cetatea de scaun, Buharest, 2007
  • Art-critic, poems and Clips, Reflexions, Situasions - Object: la femme în vol. Famme(s) et Créativité în RALM - Revue d’Art et de Litérature, Musique publiée par Le chasseur abstrait editéur, Mazères, France, 2007
  • Femeia intre liniste domestica si senzualitate în opera lui N.Grigorescu / The woman between domestic silence and sensuality in the works of N. Grigorescu, in Nicolae Grigorescu si modernitatea / Nicolae Grigorescu and Modernity, Ed. Dominor, Bucharest, 2008
  • Material Histories Feminism and feminist art in post-revolutionary Romania, N.Paradoxa, volume 24 Material Histories (July 2009 – KT press, Londo
  • Material Histories: Feminism and Feminist Art in Post-Revolutionary Romania (2009) reprinted in 2010 in Gender Check: A Reader, Art and Theory in Eastern Europe, edited by Bojana Pejić & Erste Foundation&Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Published by Verlag der Buchhandlung Walter König, Köln 2010\r\n

    CURATORIAL ACTIVITY:

  • Personal exhibition, „My Infanta”, painting, Olga Popescu, Nit Gallery, 2006
  • Personal exhibition, „Knods”, graphic art, Ciprian Chirileanu, Nit Gallery, 2007
  • Interational Experimental Engraving Biennial, 3rd Edition, Brancovan Palaces Cultural Center, Mogosoaia, 2008 http://www.experimentalproject.ro
  • Lithuanian contemporary art exhibition, 5, Caminul Artei Parter Gallery, 2008
  • 2nd International Painting and Printmaking Workshop, Canakkale Onsekiz Mart University Fine Arts Faculty, romanian participation, Canakkale, Turkey, 2008 - curator for Romania
  • Personal exhibition, Bogdan Mateias, Lapidarium, Brancovan Palaces Cultural Center, Mogosoaia, 2008
  • Perspective 2008, internationl exibition of contemporary feminist art, Anaid Art Gallery, 2008 www.perspectiveproject.ro
  • Personal exhibition Cristina Garabetanu, Galeria Calina, Timisoara, 2009
  • Personal exhibition Ileana Dana Marinescu, contemporary decorative art, „Air sign”, Foisor, Brancovan Palaces Cultural Center, Mogosoaia (April 2009)
  • Personal exhibition Radu Buriac, contemporary graphic art, Foisor, Foisor, Brancovan Palaces Cultural Center, Mogosoaia (May 2009)
  • Personal exhibiton Desa Vlahutin, contemporary Croatian sculpture, Foisor, Brancovan Palaces Cultural Center, Mogosoaia (May 2009)
  • Personal exhibition Simona Dobrescu, "Flashes of identity" - print, object, video, Calina Gallery, Timisoara, RO, 2009
  • Idila/Idyll, Austrian-Romanian contemporary art, curator for the Austrian Cultural Forum, Atelier 030202, 2010
  • Contemporary Nightmares, Romanian contemporary art, group exhibition, Atelier 030202, 2010
  • Ileana Dana Marinescu, solo show, Micro/Macro, Anaid Art Gallery, 2010
  • Radu Buriac, solo show, For Sale, Calina Gallery, Timisoara, 2010
  • Jan Eugen, solo show, The World as Introversion, Calina Gallery, Timisoara, 2010
  • The International Experimental Engraving Biennial 4th edition/ IEEB4, 2010
  • Statement: I Advocate Feminism, ArtPoint Gallery, Kulturkontakt, Vienna, 2011; Artists: Elena Kovylina (RU), Igor Grubic (HR)& Lana Cmajcanin (BA), Patricia Teodorescu (RO)
  • Carmen Acsinte, solo show, The Comet, Calina Gallery, Timisoara, 2011

  • GROUP EXHIBITON:

  • „ The Mirror in front of the Woman” photo-sound installation, ¾ Gallery, Bucharest, Master, 2006
  • MEMBERSHIP (proffesional organizations):

  • Romanian Coordinator for The Feminist Art Project (TFAP), Rudgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, since 2008
  • AICA (International Association of Art Critics), since 2009
  • REZIDENCIES:

  • Kulturkontakt Austria – Vienna, December 2009
  • E&H Ochsenfeld Residency Award, Heidelberg and Frankfurt, May 2010
  • ONG MEMBERSHIP:

  • ANASAF - The Society of Feminist Analysis, ANA
  • CENTER OF CURRICULAR DEVELOPMENT AND GENDER STUDIES FILIA
  • JURY PARTICIPATION:

  • International Camp of Experimental Painting - Tescani 2008, 2009 organized by The National Museum George Enescu in Bucharest and Dumitru and Alice Rosetti Section - Tescanu - George Enescu (Tescani, Bacau)
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY (selective):
    Simona Vasilache, Observator Cultural, nr.243, 19.10-25.10. 2004, Recenzii, vol Oglinda in fata femeii, pg.27 Contrapunct, nr.4-6, dec.2004, Prezentare vol. Oglinda in fata femeii, pag 18
    Analize, nr.14, 2004, Integrare vs Separare, Prezentare vol. Oglinda în fata femeii, pg.56
    Revista Ioana, nr.23/28.10.2004, pg.64
    Dan Mircea Cipariu, „Noul descantec al cutiei cu semn grafic imprimat”, Cultura, anul II, nr.12, 9.03.2006, pg.31
    Oana Baluta, „Dialoguri feministe in fata oglinzii”, Altitudini, anul I, nr.6, 08.2006, pg.23
    Cristina Stefan (editoare), Gen si viata cotidana - Conspiratia Tacerii, studiu Oana Baluta „Daţi-ne macar ziua înapoi” pg. 65-87, Ed. Arefeana, Bucuresti, 2007
    Corina Teaca, „Artele vizuale dupa ’90, Fluxul memoriei”, Ziarul de Duminica, nr. 35, 7 septembrie 2007, pg. 7
    Ion Bogdan Lefter, „Doua artiste asiatice”, Altitudini, Anul III, nr 34, decembrie 2008
    Liliana Barborica, „Arta feminista: Perspective 2008 – Un proiect de arta contemporana feminista sau cui ii este frica de feminism?”, Altitudini, Anul III, nr 34, decembrie 2008
    Teodora Paun, „Din alt unghi”, Elle deco, noiembrie 2008
    Andra Rotaru, „13 artiste feministe”, Ziarul UNU, nr 8 decembrie 2008
    Diana Marcu, „Cum suntem noi femeile”, lady4ewer.ro, noiembrie 2008
    Lucia Popa, „Arta feminista internationala la Anaid Art Gallery”, Cotidianul.ro, noiembrie 2008
    Mihai Plamadeala, „Perspective 2008”, Observator Cultural, nr 192, noiembrie 2008
    Ruxandra Demetrescu, „Redimensionari grigoresciene”, Dilematica, nr 32, ian 2009
    Adina Rosetti, „Perspective”, Elle, februarie 2009