Past Present artists

Ioana Marinescu is an architect and photographer who works with large images in public spaces, with projections and live actions. Her PhD by practice from the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, focussed on the activation of archival imagery in urban contexts and through the body. Marinescu has delivered numerous lectures and workshops on her doctoral research as well as lecturing at Greenwich and Kingston Universities; with recent exhibitions at Space for Contemporary Art Bucharest, Kunsthalle Exnergasse Vienna, Helsinki Contemporary, Architectural Association London and Swiss Architecture Museum Basel.

Smaranda Găbudeanu is an interdisciplinary artist and founder of PETEC. Her work reflects her training at Bucharest’s National University for Theatre and Film as a puppeteer and at CNDB Academy of Dance and Performance: movement and the body/bodies stand at the core of all her projects. As an international dancer, performer and choreographer for theatre and film, Găbudeanu has participated in numerous productions staged at the National Centre for Dance and collaborated with a variety of public theatres, independent companies and contemporary art museums. An increasing interest in the visual arts has led her to an MA in the Theory and Practice of Image at CESI, University of Bucharest.

Iulia Mărăcine is a performer and co-founder of Ludic Collective, collaborating with visual artists, choreographers, musicians, theatre creators and filmmakers. Within the collective, Mărăcine co-creates and organises participatory performances, audiovisual installations and somatic workshops in art galleries, theatres, and schools. Her work was shown at Battersea Arts Centre, London; 13Festivalen, Gothenburg;KyivDanceResidency, Kiev; Cloud@Danslab, Den Haag; Seoul Dance Centre; Re-Generators Festival, Iași, RO; Geumgang Nature Art Biennale, South Korea; ARTHUB, WASP, National Dance Centre, The Institute (Bucharest). She performed in venues including Opéra National de Paris, National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest, Cărturești Verona, Art Safari Bucharest and Centrul de Interest (Cluj, RO).