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  • About home and being away. Fridge notes.

    1 March 2017

    Using statements of women who work in situations of temporary migration and examples from the mainstream media, we want to reflect on the intricacies of mainstream discourses on migration of women and the complexities of the experiences of women we have spoken to.We want to focus on the ambivalence of the migration experience, both as […]

    A definition of politics in a physical form

    video, 30’58” in the frame of the project Spatiu Expandat_ ZONA GRI, curator: Judit Balko and Cristina Bogdan, Bucharest, 2016. A materialized definition of the political Streets glowing in the late afternoon sun. Mothers pushing prams. People on their way to the corner shop. Teens on roller-blades. Passing fragments of mundane conversations. Everything so peaceful […]

    The nature from our apartment

    From left to right, from top to bottom: Epipremnum Pinnatum (Dragon Tail), Solanum Betaceum (Tamarillo), Syngonium Podophyllum, Kalanchoe-red/ orange, Begonia semperflorens-red, Aloe Vera, Ocimum Basilicum (Basil), Dracaena Marginata, Aglaonema Nebulosum, Tillandsia Cyanea, Phalaenopsis (Moth Orchid), Vriesea Splendens, Epipremnum Pinnatum (Dragon Tail), Geranium Sanguineum, Epiphyllum (Christmas Cactus), Begonia Semperflorens-pink, Gossypium (cotton seedlings: Nankeen, Erlene’s Green, Red […]

    Collective Collectivism

    Collective Collectivism: The Temporary Separatists & H.arta Group Collective as a way to deal with uncertainty and anxiety as long as while success is shared, failure is dispersed and dissipated among many. Collective as a way to embrace the unpredictable, as long as any work is a process of putting together, dividing, entangling and disentangling, […]

    Recipe for success

    Workshop in the frame of the project EVENING CLASSES II. The Curatorial: Between Education and Institution Building, Salonul de Proiecte, Bucharest. http://salonuldeproiecte.ro/la-seral-ii/grupul-h-arta/ How did you decide to become an artist? What were your hopes, expectations and motivations for being an artist? What can art be in the present global situation of extreme urgency, what could […]

    Several thoughts on political art

    24 January 2016

    SEVERAL THOUGHTS ON POLITICAL ART, EDUCATION AND FAILURE (FRAGMENTS) In a context in which the financial crisis is fueling sexism, racism and nationalism and in which the neocon discourse on religion and the traditional family is becoming more visible and legitimate, what role could art play? What kind of art would be more effective? How […]

    The boundaries of freedom

    The boundaries of freedom In this text, we will present two projects we immersed into the logic of the street with a view to explore the memory of communism, our recent past, mechanisms of surveillance and control, the concept of revolution and the boundaries of freedom. We have always had an interest in the different […]

    Hope

    Hope as anesthesia. Hope as a means of transporting urgency to an always postponed tomorrow. Hope that allows art and its entanglements with capital and power to look like it might have some force. Hope that portrays critique from within the system as efficient. Hope as language that incorporates rebellion and disobedience and transforms them […]

    Exploitation.Tradition

    Exploiting the tradition and the tradition of exploitation. The polyester fabric, hand sewn with black roses was part of a blouse used in a folkloric dance ensemble in Timisoara, in the eighties. Part of the employing of tradition for the purposes of national communism. Folklore exploited as a way of shaping national identity and of […]

    Appearance and Essence

    Appearance and Essence, (Self-)colonization, Gentrification and Erasure. A Few Impressions published at: http://revistaarta.ro/ro/aparenta-si-esenta-autocolonizare-gentrificare-si-stergere-cateva-impresii/ In the guided tour of the exhibition Sigma. Mapping learning 1969-1983, opened to the pubic in one of the office buildings of City Business Center, the curator Alina ?erban said this, while talking about a work by Constantin Flondor: “Knowledge is subjective. […]

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