Fri, Jul 17|
Contemporary Romanian Art Scene in 7 Gallery Tours / Ep. 2: Centrul de Interes
The hotspots of Romania’s contemporary visual arts scene and some of the most talked-about artists' shows through 7 virtual gallery tours
Time & Location
Jul 17, 2020, 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM
About The Event
Keeping up the pace with the priorities of the post-crisis world and looking beyond Covid 19 as people discover new ways to connect with one another, art is one of the panaceas that can help articulate collective experiences and celebrate our cultural differences.
Our newest online series brings you the hotspots of Romania’s contemporary visual arts scene and some of the most talked-about artists' shows through 7 virtual gallery tours introduced by well establish curators and artists. Explore the portfolio of these first-rate galleries, located in major cities throughout Romania, and gain insight into their history, aesthetic outlook, and contemporary relevance.
Learn more about the works and the artists they promote and muse how they channel universal aspirations as well as intimate experiences through artistic gestures drawn from a wide range of perspectives and cultural traditions, which express shared desires for human connection and return to the life before the health crisis.
Join our virtual tours and you are instantly browsing the most important exhibitions of the season, getting insight from influential curators, gallerists and artists, and engaging with Romania's vibrant art scene.
#EPISODE 2 - CENTRUL DE INTERES
The Center of Interest is the largest artistic community in Cluj, which includes 6 exhibition spaces on the 4th floor (INTACT SPACE, Bazis Contemporary, CAMERA or ATRIUM), numerous projects and residence spaces on the 1st floor (ATLIER INTACT, BAZIS Project Space, CAMERA Project Space, Nano Gallery, A + Project Space, FRICHE) and workshops on floors 1, 3 and 5, of artists Zsolt Berszan, Istvan Betuker, Andrei Ciurdărescu, Andrei Budescu, Irina Dumitrașcu Măgurean, Istvan Cîmpan, Adrian Ghiman, Ana Horhat, Valentin Ionescu, Gabriel Marian, Ovidiu Leuce, Alex Mirutziu and Florin Ștefan.
In more than three years of existence, the Center of Interest has organized 94 exhibitions and many other related events, which were attended by over 11,400 visitors. Also, starting with 2019, the Center of Interest hosts the Performance Day event, which introduces the public to the local and international performance scene. With the same interest, the largest contemporary art center in Cluj hosts theater performances, multimedia shows, concerts, conferences or round tables.
Don’t miss the premiere on our Facebook and YouTube on July 17 at 2 p.m. New York & Toronto time / 11 a.m. Los Angeles & Vancouver time / 9 p.m. Bucharest time. Watch also on our website and other social media accounts anytime later.
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