ARTIST PROFILE

Silvia Amancei Bogdan Armanu

  • Romania (b. 1991 in Iasi)
  • Currently in Iasi, Romania.
  • We, Silvia Amancei and Bogdan Armanu, are an artistic couple living and activating in the city of Iași, Romania.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

  • Clinical Architectures for a Compositionist Future (Part II), Borderline Art Space, Iasi, Romania.
  • Constellations of Desires, "apARTe" Gallery, Iasi, Romania.

2015

  • “A gift for all of our Facebook friends -2016 a sexy-history calendar / featuring TINA”, Facebook event, Romania.
  • (NO)FUTURE, Otte 1 Gallery, Eckernforde, Germany.
  • “4th” International / 12th Congress / 200 years of resistance, Facebook page, Eckernforde, Germany.
  • No Hope For a Future, "apARTe" Gallery, Iasi, Romania.

2014

  • “A gift for all of our Facebook friends -2015 a sexy-history calendar”, Facebook event, Iasi, Romania.
  • METROPIA, "apARTe" Gallery, Iasi, Romania.

2013

  • Transmedial / questioning painting, “apARTe” Gallery, Iasi, Romania.
  • ?!! [Personal artistic reconstruction], "apARTe" Gallery, Iasi, Romania.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

  • AFTER EDEN, LATARKA Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.
  • Blueprints, Chicago Industrial Arts & Design Center, Chicago, United States.
  • [dis]Corporate Bodies #14, The Unstitute, WorldWideWeb.
  • Them, “Lemonade” Gallery, Windsor, United Kingdom.

2015

  • In Times of Hope and Unrest, MNAC (National Museum of Contemporary Art), Bucharest, Romania.
  • "Visual container TV”, 28th Instant Video Festival, Visual Container, Marseille, France.
  • "Appearance & Essence" - Timisoara Art Encounters Biennal, TimCom , Timiosara, Romania.
  • Between Democracies 1989-2014, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg, South Africa.
  • ESSL Art Award Nominees Exhibition, Victoria Art Center, Bucharest, Romania.
  • Underground Performance Festival, National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • CLOSE-UP, "etc." Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic.

2014

  • An indifference map, "apARTe" Gallery, Iasi, Romania.
  • Working Title, "Magma" Gallery, St. Gheorghe, Romania.

2013

  • Se va întâmpla deja (It has allready happend again), "apARTe" Gallery, Iasi, Romania.

2012

  • Galeria, "apARTe" Gallery, Iasi, Romania.

PROGRAMS

2015

  • Summertime Sadness - Crisis at the Baltic Sea, Presentation, Tranzit.ro/Iasi , Iasi, Romania. Artist Talk and Video screening.
    Video screening of "Crisis at the Baltic Sea", video work produced together with Sana Gobbeh.
  • Summer School for Engaged Art, Summer School For Engaged Art, Rosa Luxemburg Foundation, Berlin, Germany.
  • TWORK 1#, Presentation, KuLe Kunsthaus, Berlin, Germany.

2013

  • b2.marathon meeting-brainstorming”, project by Lia Perjovschi, Brainstorming, Astra Library, Sibiu, Romania.

LOCATION

  • Born 1991 in Iasi, Romania.
  • Lives and works in Iasi, Romania.

EDUCATION

  • 2013 - 2015
    "George Enescu" Univestity, Faculty of Visual Arts and Design, Iasi, Romania
    Master in Visual Arts in Mixt media

AWARDS & GRANTS

  • 2016
    Chimera Art Award 2016 - shortlisted
    Chimera Project Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2015
    Chimera Art Award 2015 - shortlisted
    Chimera Project Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2015
    ESSL Art Award 2015 - Romania shortlist
    ESSL Museum, Vienna, Austria

RESIDENCIES

  • 2016
    ElectroPutere AiR, ElectroPutere Gallery, Craiova, Romania
  • 2015
    Artist-in-Residence programme at quartier21, Museum Quartier, Vienna, Austria
  • 2015
    “Appearance & Essence”, 1st Timisoara Art Encounters - Residency prgram, Local Cultural Institute, Timisoara, Romania
  • 2015
    Schleswig-Holstein Artists Residency , Otte1 Kunstlerhaus, Eckernförde, Germany