Through the projects he’s working on or working for (Toate.ORG, Z47H, Tamtam, O.Z.I., obiectzburatorneidentificat, Arp148), Vlad Gheorghe Cadar (b. 1984) formulates a critique to capitalism, marketing and advertising, deconstructing their strategies and mechanisms.
Curators: Liviana Dan
Strada Mărășești 1-4
Program: Monday - Friday 10 - 18, Saturday 11 - 15
The former cigarette factory, with an initial construction site dating to 1846, was rebuilt in 1880 and extended several times. The factory comes to life in the autumn of 2017, at the same time with the relocation of Misc Art Center and the temporary hosting of the B5 Studio Association project from Targu-Mures, which was invited to take part in Art Encounters 2017.
Ciprian Ciuclea (b. 1976) is a visual artist interested on interdisciplinary projects that focus mainly on conceptual features of reception. The themes explored are related to social aspects of communication and message interpretation, contemplation and surveillance, usually placed in relationship with scientific aspects of humane existence.
Claudiu Cobilanschi (b. 1972) lives at the blurry boundary between art and media, using, as journalist, multiple mediums for different kinds of expression and, as an artist, the benefit of these media's mutual conflict.
Iulia Toma (b. 1974) is a mixed-media artist who works with the means of aesthetic expression through textile, as well as with photography, painting, installation and text in each work.
Norbert Costin (b. 1984) is an artist based in Romania. Costin holds an M.F.A. from the Royal Institute of Art in Stockholm. Norbert Costin’s research combines photographs, videos, drawings and installations, to investigate the effects of memory and the mental constructions generated by an object or image, viewed as two distinct conditions and unified in a dualistic identity.
Roman Cotoșman (1935-2006) was a member of the Timișoara-based Group 111 (1966-1969) together with Constantin Flondor and Ștefan Betalan. He took part in a landmark group exhibition showcasing the neo-constructivist tendencies in Romanian contemporary art, organized at the Kalinderu Hall in Bucharest in 1968.
Organizer: Arad Cultural Management and Mediation Group (GMMC), BARIL Gallery
Program: 1.10.2017 - 5.11.2017
Location: Art Museum Arad
Raluca Croitoru holds a B.A. from UNARTE Bucharest and a Cum Laude M.F.A. degree from the Piet Zwart Institute in Rotterdam. Croitoru’s practice is embedded in the everyday and plays with the politics of representation, abstraction and embodiment in contemporary society. Her ongoing interest in systems of exchange, social choreographies and knowledge hierarchies finds its translation mainly through performances, videos and text.