Published to News on Mar 17, 2017
Bucharest, RO (March 17th, 2017, 7 p.m.) - Mobius Gallery is welcoming friends and not only to a new art-dedicated evening. The event is opened both to the extroverts who want to turn an art gallery into a dance floor, and to the introverts who wish to skim through the book peacefully, in the shade of a few artworks exhibited only for that night.
Lea Rasovszky (n. 1986) lives and works in Bucharest. In 2008 she graduated the National University of Art, Department of Photography and Video, followed by an MA at the same university and department in 2010. Her projects highlight the stereotypes and values of the society towards which she has a critical view. Selected solo shows: Out of Love. Moral Facts III, Ciclop Garage, Bucharest (2015); From Stars to Steroids: Two Short Stories About an Almost Metaphoric Bestiary, Anca Poterașu Gallery, Bucharest (2014); Inner Whimp, Lateral ArtSpace, Paintbrush Factory, Cluj-Napoca (2014); The Savages, Atelier 35, Bucharest (2012),Sorrow, Heartache, Recovery & Shit, ALERTStudio, Bucharest (2011), Wallpaper Drawings, 29 Gallery, Bucharest (2009). Selected group exhibitions: Building Modern Bodies, Kunsthalle Zurich, Zurich (2015), Inventing the Truth. On Fiction and Reality, The New Gallery of the Romanian Institute for Culture and Research in Humanities in Venice, part of the 56th edition of the Venice Art Biennial (2015), PASAJ, The National Museum of Contemporary Art – Anexa, Bucharest (2014), The Biennial of Young Artists, 5th edition, Overlapping Biennial, Bucharest (2012), Preview Berlin – the Emerging Arts Fair, 11th edition, Berlin, DE (2012)
Diana Marincu (b. 1986) is a curator and art critic. She graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts and Design in Timișoara, and earned a Master Degree in Art History and Theory at the National University of Arts in Bucharest. She is currently a PhD candidate at the same university with a research focusing on the curatorial discourses built in relation with political and geographical criteria in the last twenty years of exhibition making. She writes art reviews in IDEA arts+society, Revista Arta, Poesis International, and other publications. Her most recent independent curatorial work includes: The White Dot and the Black Cube (a one year curatorial project together with Anca Verona Mihuleț), The National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest (2015-2017), Inventing the Truth. On Fiction and Reality (artists: Michele Bressan, Carmen Dobre-Hametner, Alex Mirutziu, Lea Rasovszky, Ștefan Sava, Larisa Sitar), part of the national participation representing Romania at the 56th International Art Exhibitiom of La Biennale di Venezia, The New Gallery of the Romanian Institute for Culture and Research in Humanities in Venice (2015); Other Rooms (artists: Răzvan Anton, Alex Bodea, Miklósi Dénes, Mircea Florian, Dan Mihăltianu, Raluca Popa, Cristian Rusu, Sorin Vreme), Plan B Gallery, Cluj (2015), PASAJ (artists: Michele Bressan, Lea Rasovszky, Larisa Sitar), The National Museum of Contemporary Art – Anexa, Bucharest (2014). Diana Marincu is a collaborator of Revista Arta since 2014 and an AICA member since 2015.
Larisa Sitar (b. 1984) lives and works in Bucharest. In 2008 she graduated from the Department of Photography and Moving Image of The National University of Arts, Bucharest and in 2010 she earned a Master’s Degree at the same university. Larisa won the ESSL award in 2011 – Collector’s Invitation Award. Her works explore issues such as memory and nostalgia through different mediums – photography, video, installation, drawing, and public space interventions. Selected group exhibitions: Inventing the Truth. On Fiction and Reality, representing Romania at the 56th edition of the International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, The New Gallery of the Romanian Institute in Venice (2015), WHAT ABOUT Y[OUR] MEMORY, The National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest (2015),Transformation. Romanian Sculpture 25 Years After the Revolution, Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague (2014); PASAJ, The National Museum of Contemporary Art – Annex, Bucharest (2014); Care Crisis, Futura Gallery, Prague (2012), Essl Art Award CEE, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg / Vienna (2011), Zoomania.Ro, MNAC (2010), Start Point Prize, GASK, Kutná Hora (itinerant at NTK gallery, Prague) (2010).