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vineri, 4 martie 2011

Body Under Surveillance


Opening: March 9, 2011, 18:00,

Curator: Petru Lucaci.

The exhibition can be visited during March 9 – April 9, 2011.

Body under Surveillance represents the 2010 stage of a research project developed with the aid of the Bucharest University of Arts and entitled The Body as a Contemporary Cultural Project. Theoretical Challenges, Artists' Reactions (

The project undertakes an interdisciplinary dialogue on the theme of the body in contemporary times. Now more than ever, the postmodern, global, electronic and digitized society applies permanent control to individual bodies. The current society focuses on surveillance and visibility, while instruments such as technocentrism, dread of illness or terrorism, desire for beauty, immortality or power are deployed in order to maximize the control of the body.

Body under Surveillance intends the renewal of the contemporary visual art environment through information exchanges in a series of theory workshops and interdisciplinary events. Moreover, this exhibition relates the works of established Romanian artists to those produced by young artists working on the theme of the body.

Participating artists:
2 Meta . Dan Acostioaei . Alexandru Antik . Cătălin Bădărău . Matei Bejenaru . Răzvan Boar. Traian Boldea . Irina Broboană . Laurențiu Damian . Larisa David . Aurora Dediu . Anca Diaconu . Daniel Djamo . Carmen Dobre . Mihai Florea . Alex Gâlmeanu . Cristina Garabețanu . Ion Grigorescu . Andreea Hajtajer . Regele Ionescu . Regina Ionescu . Bianca Ioniță . Gabriel Kelemen . Petru Lucaci . Flavia Lupu . Bogdan Mateiaș . Romana Mateiaș . Valeriu Mladin . Corina Nani . Ionuț-Florin Negrilă . Veronica Negrilă . Marina Oprea . Christian Paraschiv . Cosmin Paulescu . Dan Perjovschi . Andrei Radu . Bogdan Rață . Marilena Preda Sânc . Alfred Schupler . Gabriel Stamate . Bogdan Teodorescu . Roman Tolici . Diana Tropoe . Aurel Vlad

Victoria Art Center for Contemporary Cultural Production is a space dedicated to contemporary art, a private initiative in support of Romanian artists. The purpose of the Center is stimulating and promoting Romanian contemporary art and facilitating international cultural exchanges. In addition, it proposes a framework for interdisciplinary dialogue through organizing debates, round tables, book launches and educational programs for enlarging the public of contemporary cultural productions.

The program of the event:

Wednesday, March 9, 2011

16:30 Press Conference

18:00 The opening of Victoria Art Center for Contemporary Cultural Production
The opening of the exhibition Body under surveillance, curator Petru Lucaci
Publication launch: Corp-Artă-Societate, editor Laura Grunberg
Publication launch: Corpul supravegheat/ Body under Surveillance, editor Petru Lucaci

19:00 Cocktail

Contact Petru Lucaci

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