Delia Popa has studied art at the National University of Art in Bucharest, Goldsmiths College in London and at the Art Institute of Chicago (MFA 2007). Presently her work seeks to be an investigation into the relationship between spiritual pursuits and social activism as observed in people close to her, and the existential questions such activities might pose.
Raluca Voinea is art critic and curator, based in Bucharest. Since 2012 she is co-director of tranzit.ro Association and she runs the space of tranzit.ro in Bucharest. Here she is organizing a programme of exhibitions and discursive events focused on the relationships between contemporary art and political determinations, stimulating local production and debate, involving mostly a younger generation of artists, curators, writers, architects, etc. In 2013 she was the curator of the Romanian Pavilion at the 55th Venice Biennale with the project “An Immaterial Retrospective of the Venice Biennale” by artists Alexandra Pirici and Manuel Pelmuş, a project also produced by tranzit.ro/ Bucureşti. Since 2008 she is co-editor of IDEA arts + society magazine, published in Cluj. She is also one of the founders of the international platform ArtLeaks.
Born and bred in Bucharest, educated in Paris, hardened in London. She is online editor of Revista ARTA and runs ODD, a curatorial and educational platform in Bucharest.
Daria Ghiu PhD in Art History and Theory from the National University of the Arts in Bucharest, with a thesis focused on the history of the Romanian Pavilion in Venice. Between 2010 and 2013 she was a fellow of the Swiss Institute for Art Research in Zurich (SIK-ISEA) within the bounds of the research project The Venice Biennale and the structures of the art sector. She studied comparative literature, art history and theory and she focused on her MA thesis on the global phenomenon of contemporary art biennials, as it was mirrored in Romania. Since 2006 she is an art critic and she writes art reviews and essays in Romanian cultural and art magazines and international art magazines. Since 2008 she works as a radio author and journalist at the Romanian Broadcasting Corporation – Radio Romania Cultural. She is also a curator (In This Pavilion One Can See Art. 89 Years with La Biennale, 2013, tranzit .ro/Bucharest, Sights and Sounds: Romania, 2014, The Jewish Museum, New York).
Raluca Voinea (born in Romania in 1978) is art critic and curator based in Bucharest. She is co-director of the tranzit.ro Association, founded in 2012 together with Matei Bejenaru, Livia Pancu, Lia Perjovschi and Attila Tordai-S., an institution which is part of the tranzit.org network. She is also involved in several other curatorial or editorial collectives from Romania (E-cart.ro, IDEA arts + society, Long April). With E-cart.ro she has developed since 2009 a Department for Art in Public Space, a programme of discursive events and artistic productions. She was one of the four curators (with Markus Bader, Oliver Baurhenn and Kuba Szreder) of the international project The KNOT. Linking the existing with the imaginary, developed in the public space of Berlin, Warsaw and Bucharest in 2010.
Judit Angel is a curator and art historian born in Arad, Romania. She lives and works in Budapest and Bratislava. She holds a PhD. in contemporary art history from the Loránd Eötvös University Budapest (2010). In the 1990s, as a curator of Arad Art Museum, she organized several exhibitions reflecting on the institution’s condition. Between 1998-2013 she worked as a curator at Műcsarnok/Kunsthalle Budapest. In 2012 she co-organised the symposium The Art of Mediation and the Artists at Schools project, both in Budapest (with Dóra Hegyi and Lilla Khóor). Since August 2013 she is director of tranzit.sk in Bratislava. She is interested in the social function of art, hence her concern for linking art with other domains such as architecture, design, education, ecology and sociology. She is a member of Kinema Ikon group.