CV

Born in Bacau, Romania, in 1985.
Since 2012, living and working in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Education

— Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (Netherlands), Fine Arts Department - 2012 – 2016
— National University of Arts, Bucharest (Romania), Photography and Video, computer processing of the image, 2010-2011
— Spiru Haret University, Bucharest (Romania) – Psychology and Sociology, 2004-2008

Supported by

2018 - 2019 - Mondriaan Fonds, Young Talent Stipend
2016 - Amsterdam Fonds voor de Kunst, Project Grant
2016 - Schuurman, Schimmel en van Outeren Stichting, Graduation Stipend

Exhibitions and public programmes

2019
— guest lecture, Master Design of Experiences, Sandberg Institute, Amsterdam, Netherlands (May)
— "Do or delegate", Onomatopee, Eindhoven, Netherlands (May)
— residency at Cassis AIR, Cassis, France (March)
— guest lecture series “Avocado on Toast”, Rietveld Academie, Fine Arts department, Amsterdam, Netherlands (March)
— “Who Does What?”, Drugo More, Rijeka, Croatia (February)

2018
— “Projected.Capital”, Roehrs & Boetsch, Zurich, Switzerland (December)
— Rheum Room, Basel, Switzerland (December)
— “Fieldwork” with 'There is a wall to be crossed, and I am the wall', Amsterdam (November)
— “Rietveld 50 show”, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (November)
— guest teacher for “Project Week” at Minerva Academy, Groningen (October)
— “Diskurs 2018 - No Service”, Giessen, Germany (October)
— “This is (Not) a Love Song” at Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (October)
— “Artists' Living & Working Conditions” at Gerrit Rietveld Academie (October)
— “Garage Café #7”, Garage, Rotterdam (September)
— “Oh, and there's also a small fee for the job” at FLAM, Amsterdam (September)
— “Lost Property”, Mexico City, Mexico (June)
— “Minimum Wage Dress Code” during Public Art Amsterdam (June)
— Critical Studies end of year programme, a part of the panel discussion “Cultural Practices ~ Property Speculation?” a series of presentations with François Girard-Meunier and Timo Demollin, organized by the Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam (June)
— Radio Lab - “Carte blanche to Ja Ja Ja Nee Nee Nee”, European Lab, Lyon, France (May)
— reading at Low Text, Berlin, Germany (May)
— “We don’t know what we’re doing, but we’re doing it anyway”, with François Girard-Meunier at Åpent forum, Khartoum Contemporary Art Center, Oslo, Norway (April)
— “It Is As If We Were Doing Work”, table talk @varia, Rotterdam (March)
— Municipal advisory board elections, district West, Bos en Lommer, Amsterdam (March)

2017
— This Art Fair, Amsterdam (December)
— table talk at Plǝt-,, Amsterdam (December)
— “How did it come so far”, group show, Helicopterstraat 8, Amsterdam (November)
— “The Message Board”, duo show, alongside Vitya Glushchenko, De Vitrine, Amsterdam (November)
— “Work Week”, interviews about work-work, cocktail hour and performance, Rietveld Pavilion, Amsterdam (November)
— “Reshaping Work”, performance during conference, Amsterdam (October)
— Launch of Simulacrum „Het success”, performance, Cinetol, Amsterdam (June)
— Critical Studies end of year programme, a part of the panel discussion on „Performing and Mediating Workspaces”, organized by the Sandberg Instituut, Amsterdam (June)
— “WALLPAPER”, Showroom MAMA and Art Baby Gallery, group show, Rotterdam (June)
— “The Living Museum”, Stedelijk Museum, group show, Amsterdam (May)
— Kunstvlaai’s “PLAYTIME”, performance at the invitation of Gallery Plan B, Stadschouwburg, Amsterdam (May)
— “260,368”, intervention within the city of Gelsenkirchen, Germany (February)
— “The Machine”, collaborative project, alongside Jorn Nettingsmeier, organized at Peer Paper Platform, Amsterdam and supported by the Amsterdam Fonds vor de Kunst (December 2016 – January 2017)

2016
— “One Public bedroom”, solo presentation organized at Kalkmarkt 8, Amsterdam (November)
— “Blow”, group show organized at Home of Art, Amsterdam (September)
— “Visit Conditions”, Gerrit Rietveld Academie Graduation Show, realised with the support of Stichting Shuurman, Schimmel and van Outeren, Amsterdam (July)
— One evening only talk: "Actually, I don't live there”, solo presentation, De Leeuw van Vlanderenstraat 39, Amsterdam (May)
— “Looking for an audience”, solo presentation, 1st floor Bentram Crouwel building, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam, (February)

2015
— “A conversation”, dialogue with Vitya Glushchenko, Glass pavilion, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (November)
— “I am here”, solo presentation, Glass pavilion, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (October)
— “Talk, don't listen”, group show at the Halfmannshof, Gelsenkirchen (October)
— “alter-Tour”, a tour through an exhibition, Beeldroute Witte de With, Amsterdam (October)
— “Smoke”, an intervention during the group show iProvo, Amsterdam Museum (May)
— “Spilling one space into another”, collaboration during the group show Uncut and Studium Generale, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam (March)

2014
— “BochumerStrasse Spricht”, group show in Gelsenkirchen, Germany (May)
— “Rejected/Accepted”, platform setup in collaboration, during Uncut, De Brakke Grond, Amsterdam (March)

2012
— “Portrait drawings”, group show, Kennedy Van der Laan, Amsterdam (November)

2011
— “The Perpetual Confict”, group show, Casa Robescu, UNArte, Bucharest (March-April)

2010
— “Reframing the fragment(s)”, group show, Muzeul Taranului Roman, Bucharest (December)

Publications

— “This is a work of fiction”, edition of 300, currently in preparation (expected May 2019)
— PUB Journal, “Scene 3, Conceptual art” (2019)
— Cigale magazine, “Guests, a fragment” (2019)
— “Recleaning the Rietveld Pavilion”, edition of 200 (2017)
— KAJET Journal, fiction piece entitled "Lola and Iris" (2017 translation of a 2002 piece)
— Precarious Labor Union Zine, article entitled "Frank" (2017)
— Simulacrum, „Het succes”, column entitled „1+1+1+1 etc” (2017)
— Dark and Stormy, contribution biographies (2017)
— Conversations, Peer Paper, 30 page insert in issue number 3, designed by: Anabelle Binnearts and Kala Newman (2016)
— “, you asshole”, edition of 200 (2016) - designed by: Andreea Peterfi, the book is now distributed through Motto distribution, Walter Konig, Atheneum Bookhandel and P.U.N.C.H. Bucharest.
— “There is no space”, archive book, edition of 3 (2015)
— “Reservation”, photobook, single edition (2014)
— “The world as beautiful paralysis”, essay printed in The extremely important book, edition of 10 (2013)
— “Drift”, photobook, single edition (2013)

Workshops, Symposiums, Performances

— “A crowd in the Theater”, performance assistance, Theaterschool Festival, Amsterdam (April 2016)
— “For example: etc.”, curating initiative, Alab, Amsterdam (April 2016)
— “Shifting spaces”, collaboration and performance assistance, W139, Amsterdam (2016)
— “This. That. Shit.” a 3-day copy-shop residency in De Bijlmer at Workcenter 232, Amsterdam
( 2015)
— “Creating a context”, a multi-disciplinary Erasmus initiative, Krakow (2014)
— “16 cups, 5 tables”, workshop, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (February 2014)
— “Get Out”, symposium, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (2014 )

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