Curriculum Vitae

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Education

Master's of Fine Arts, University of Ottawa, 2011

Master's of Fine Arts, University of Arts, Bucharest, Romania, 2003

Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Arts, Bucharest, Romania, 2002

Performances / Actions

2012

LITTLE HORSE VISION, Grace Exhibition Space, NY, Brooklyn, USA

FIRST VISION OF EXCESS, AxeNeo7, Ottawa/Gatineau, Quebec

PERFORMATIVE FASHION SHOW, AxeNeo7, Ottawa/Gatineau, Quebec

PERFORMATIVE OPERA, AxeNeo7, Ottawa/Gatineau, Quebec

2011

PERFORMING CLOWNING PINOCCHIO, Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, NYU, New York City, presented by e_fagia.org

PERFORMING BAROQUE GREEN CHAPEL FOR PINOCCHIO, Traffic, Saw Club, Ottawa

PERFORMING GOLD LEAF FACE, Resolution 2011, Saw Video, Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa

2010

PINOCCHIO AND THE RED MEAT, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa

SWEET ART TRANSFORMATIVE PERFROAMNCE NR.2, Gallery 101, Time 3, Ottawa

SWEET ART TRANSFORMATIVE PERFORMANCE, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa

PERFORMING CLOWNING PINOCCHIO, Loading Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

PINOCCHIO AND THE WHITE FOX, University of Ottawa

PINOCCHIO, Galerie Donald Browne, Montreal, curated by Celina Jeffery

PINOCCHIO TRIPTYCH, University of Ottawa

2009

THE SMELL OF THE GREAT WHITE BATH Nr.1 & Nr.2, University of Ottawa

LE SUPPLICE, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa

UN CHIEN ANDALOU, The Great Hall, Toronto

UN CHIEN ANDALOU, VIVA Action Biennale, Montreal

UN CHIEN ANDALOU, Natural Disasters, Ottawa

THE FALL SWEET ART TRANSFORMATIVE PERFORMANCE, digital.event.09, Hotshot Gallery, Toronto

CANDY ART PERFORMANCE, Fait Maison, Ottawa

WATER SNAIL PERFORMANCE, collaborative performance with Cara Tierney, Ottawa

2008

WHAT CAN I TELL YOU ABOUT REVOLUTION, Fait Maison Remix, Ottawa

EATING MOZART, Opéra Rock : 4e Biennale d'art performatif de Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec

FOUR HEADS, Cornucopia, Ottawa

GOLD, Times 2, Gallery 101, Ottawa

18 BUTTERFLIES PERFORMANCE, Westfest, Ottawa

SAFE MAPPING AKA THEY ARE WATCHING, Bucharest Biennale 3, part of Parallel Events, Bucharest, Romania

PERFORMANCE ANATOMY part of FEEDBACK Series, Saw Video, Ottawa

VESSELS PERFORMANCE NR.2, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa

VESSELS PERFORMANCE, Fait Maison, Hull

SAFE PORTRAITS, Crichton Community Centre, Ottawa

INSTANT PORTRAIT ACTION, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa

NOTHING TO THINK/NOTHING TO SAY, Fait Maison, Ottawa-Hull

2007

CONFLICT, Fait Maison, Hull

SELF EATING ICECREAM PERFORMANCE, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa

FIRST AID OTTAWA, Galerie SAW Gallery, Ottawa

DR. TULP'S ANATOMY LESSON VERSUS ANATOMY OF A SELF, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa

ROCA, real time web cam stream double performance in two locations: La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa + Loading Open Lab, Bucharest, Romania

2006

NARCISSUS VERSUS MIRROR, Fait Maison, Ottawa-Hull

ST. SEBASTIAN NR.1 & NR.2, Fait Maison, Ottawa-Hull

LITTLE MAN PERFORMANCE, Fait Maison, Ottawa-Hull

TRANSROMANIA, One Year Anniversary: "Come as You Aren't!" La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa

WASHING HANDS + HANDKERCHIEF, Holy F**K III, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa

SEA CITY, commissioned for The Wade Project, Toronto

ROMANIAN WOUND & CANADIAN WOUND BRANDING PERFORMANCE, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa

ONE TIME GALLERY/THE PLASTIC ROOM INTERVENTION, alternative space, Ottawa

2005

MANIFESTATION HIBRID 8, How Can We Communicate Using a Plastic Knife? Caminul Artei Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

MANIFESTATION HIBRID 7+Fusion, The Onlooker/ The Sound Thief/ Reflected Studio, HT003 Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

MANIFESTATION HIBRID 6, Phone-Interview Performance, Apollo Gallery, Bucharest

2004

MANIFESTATION HIBRID 5, Engine Gallery, Toronto

MANIFESTATION HIBRID 4, Docu-Fiction, University of Architecture Ion Mincu, Bucharest

MANIFESTATION HIBRID 3, Galateea Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2003

SELF- PORTRAIT- MIRROR SHARDS + HIBRID 2, Atelier 35 Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

MANIFESTATION HIBRID 1, UNA Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

Selected Solo Exhibitions

OPERATIC VISIONS OF EXCESS: A THREE ACT PERFORMATIVE PROJECT, AxeNeo7, Ottawa/Gatineau, Quebec, 2012

BRANDED TRANSFORMATIVE INC, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, 2010

MAN AWAKE PROJECT, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, 2008

EVOLVING IDENTITY, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa, 2007

SELF-PORTRAIT WITH TONGUE STICKING OUT/ ROMANIAN WOUND & CANADIAN WOUND, La Petite Mort Galley, Ottawa, 2006

THE ONLOOKER/THE SOUND THIEF, HIBRID 7+Fusion, HT003 Gallery, Bucharest, Romania, 2005

SELF-PORTRAIT MIRROR, HIBRID 5, Engine Gallery, Toronto, 2004

SELF-PORTRAIT - PORTRAIT ON ROBOTRON HERMES MEDIA 3, HIBRID 2 Atelier 35 Gallery, Bucharest, Romania, 2003

Awards and Grants

City of Ottawa, Professional Artist Funding for 'Representations of Vision of Excess, 2012

Ontario Arts Council, Integrated Arts Program, for 'Sweet Art Transformative Performance', 2009

City of Ottawa, Professional Artist Funding, for 'Branded Transformative Inc.', 2009

Dennis Tourbin Fund for Emerging Artists, Ottawa, 2007

Ontario Arts Council Visual Artists: Emerging Grant for 'Evolving Identity Project', 2006

Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant, 2004, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012

Residencies

Grace Exhibition Space, New York, Brooklyn, 2012

DAIMON, Ottawa-Hull, 2010

Affiliations

Programming Member, Available Light Screening Collective, Ottawa, 2006-present

Founding Member, Loading Open Lab, Bucharest, Romania www.loadinggallery.blogspot.com, 2006-present

Board of Directors, Gallery 101, Ottawa, 2006-2008

Co-founding Member Fait Maison, Ottawa/Hull, 2005-present

Founding Member, Hibrid Action, Bucharest, Romania www.hibridaction.blogspot.com, 2003-present

Curatorial Work

Horror Vérité II, Available Light Screening Collective, Saw Club, Otta, 2011

Horror Vérité, Available Light Screening Collective, Saw Club, Otta, 2010

Witnessing Live Red Coyote Exorcism, Available Light Screening Collective, Saw Club, 2009

Juries

Integrated Arts, Ontario Arts Council