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Nascut la 23 noiembrie 1963 in Suceava. Traieste si lucreaza la Iasi.
Absolvent al Institutului Politehnic Iasi in 1988 si al Universitatii de Arte "George Enescu" Iasi, sectia Pictura in 1996. In anul 2006 a obtinut doctoratul in Estetica al Universitatii "Al.I. Cuza" din Iasi. Din 1999 preda fotografia si arta video la Universitatea de Arte "George Enescu" Iasi.
Este fondator si director artistic al Bienalei de Arta Contemporana Periferic din Iasi (intre 1997 si 2008). Este membru fondator al Asociatiei Vector din Iasi, fiind si presedintele institutiei in perioada (2001-2011). Intre 2003 si 2007 a fost directorul artistic al Galeriei Vector din Iasi. Tot in aceeasi perioada a initiat si manageriat proiectul de cultura sociala cARTier, realizat impreuna cu colegi din Asociatia Vector. Este fondator si director al Centrului de Fotografie Contemporana din Iasi (2015) ce organizeaza Bienala de Fotografie Contemporana Camera Plus.

Colaboreaza cu Galeria Anca Poterasu (Bucuresti).

In proiectele sale din ultimii ani, prin fotografie, video si performance-uri, el investigheaza politici de reprezentare in fotografia si filmul documentar social, metode interdisciplinare de generare a proiectelor artistice hibride, care importă elemente de limbaj din alte medii precum muzica, teatrul performativ ori poezia.

Burse si premii (selectie) :
2013 – Artist asociat al Centrului de arta Kettle's Yard, Cambridge University, Marea Britanie
2011-2012 – Visiting Professor la Universite du Quebec a Montreal (UQAM), Canada
2008 – Artist in residenta la Futura Art Center in Praga (CZ)
2007 – Artist in Residenta: ICR Londra si Tate Modern London – Level 2 Gallery
2002 –  Artist in rezidenta: Kulturkontakt Vienna (A)
2000 –  Castigator al bursei Artslink (artist rezidenta la Galeria "Around The Coyote" Chicago)

Expozitii personale (selectie):
2016 – "Pasii, cuvintele si obisnuitul", Galeria Anca Poterasu, Bucuresti, curatoare: Anca Mihulet
2013 – "Proiecte 1993/2000", tranzit.iasi, curatoare: Livia Pancu
2013 - "De la A la B", Galeria Cupola Iasi, curatoare: Livia Pancu
2012 - "Art into Life / Life into Art", The Artery Gallery, North Adams (Massachussets, SUA), curatoare: Izabel Galliera
2011 – "Lupta cu inertia", Galeria Andreiana Mihail, Bucuresti
2011 – "Projecte 2008-2010", Galeria de Arta Contemporana a Muzeului Brukenthal Sibiu, curatori: Liviana Dan si Anca Mihulet
2009 – "M3 – Munca, Memorie, Miscare", Galeria Cupola Iasi
2009 – "Double Stéreo", Galeria ERSEP Tourcoing (F) (impreuna cu Yves Robuschi), curatori: Ivan Polliart & Christelle Manfredi
2007 – "Ghid de calatorie", Galeria Posibila, Bucuresti
2005 – "Ghid de calatorie", Insert de artist in revista IDEA, Cluj 
2005 – "Strawberry Fields Forever", Galeria Noua, Bucuresti, curator: Aurora Dediu
2002 – "Salut / Ave Bachtalo", Galeria Offspace Viena(A)
2002 – "Mehr Chancen Fur Unsere Jugend", Kulturkontakt Gastatelier, Viena (A)
1996 – "9 zile", Galeria Cupola Iasi

Expozitii de grup (selectie):
2017 – "netWorks, MAGMA Sf. Gheorghe, curatoare: Agnes Evelin Kisspal
2016 – "Arhitecturi clinice pentru un viitor compozitonist", Camera Plus – Bienală de Fotografie Contemporană, Iasi, , curator: Catalin Gheorghe
2016 – "Industrisemester", Maskinhuset, Grängesberg, Suedia, curator: Johan Norling
2016 – "Innersound Media Arts Festival", București, curator: Ciprian Ciuclea
2016 – "Non Fictions", Noaptea Albă a Galeriilor, București, curatori: Catalin Gheorghe and Cristian Nae
2016 – "Uzina de fapte și alte povestiri (Nemărturisite)", Salonul de proiecte Bucureștit, curator: Alina Serban
2016 - "Teatri i Gjelbërimit: A Retrospective of Art about Public Space, Tirana (1998–2016)", FAB Gallery, Tirana, curatori: Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei, Stefano Romano, Ardian Isufi
2016 - "La vedere. Viața socială în fotografia contemporană din Africa de Sud și România", Galeria apARTe, Iași, curator: Cristian Nae
2015 – "Brave New World – Romanian Migrants' Dream Houses", Museum Europäischer Kulturen, Berlin
2015 – "Vremuri de speranta si neliniste: arta critica din Iasi", MNAC Bucuresti, curatori: Catalin Gheorghe si Cristian Nae
2015 – "Cartographies", McDaniel College, Maryland, SUA, curator : Izabel Galliera
2015 – "Timisoara Art Encounters", curatori : Rainald Schumaher & Nathalie Hoyos
2015 – "Pocket Revolutions", Korea Foundation Seul (Coreea de Sud), curator: Simona Nastac
2014 – "Power and Play", Summer of Photography Bruxelles (B), De Markten, curator: Christophe de Jaegger
2014 – "Paralele intersectate / Intersected Parralels : 5 positions in Romanian Contemporary Photography", Galeria Cupola Iasi (RO)
2013 – "AGORA", Bienala de la Atena, curator: Despina Zefkili (GR)
2012 – "2012-2013 Associate Artists", Kettle's Yard, University of Cambridge (UK), curator: Elizabeth Fischer
2012 - "One Sixth of the Earth. Ecologies of Image, Museo de arte contemporaneo de Castilla et Leon (ES), curator: Mark Nash 
2011 – "Living Today", Glasgow School of Art (UK), curator: Jenny Brownrigg
2011 – "Vector Association at Western Front", Western Front Vancouver (CA), curatori: Livia Pancu & Jesse McKee
2011 – Artists' Film Club, ICA Londra, curator: Cylena Simonds
2011 – "Songs for a better future", PerformIC Festival, Innsbruck (A), curator: Andrei Siclodi
2010 – "The Haifa Mediterranian Biennial", Haifa (IL), curator: Belu Fainaru 
2010 – "Over the counter", Mucsarnok Museum Budapest (HU), curatori: Eszther Lazar, Zsolt Petranyi 
2010 – "Songs for a better future", in cadrul Proiectului KNOT, Bucuresti (RO), curatori: Raluca Voinea & Angelica Iacob
2010 – "Best Laid Plans", The Drawing Room London (UK), curator: Cylena Simmonds
2010 – "Critical Point", participarea Asociatiei Vector la Frieze Projects Londra (UK), curator: Livia Pancu
2010 – "Image at work", INDEX Stockholm si ICR Stockholm (S), curator: Helena Holmberg
2009 – "Dacia", expozitie in cadrul Festivalului Lille 3000, Galerie Comune Tourcoing (F), curator: Christelle Manfredi
2009 – "Performing the East", Salzburger Kunstverein (A), curator: Hemma Schmutz
2008 – "Schengen", Finekost Gallery Berlin, curator: Aaron Moulton
2008 – Taipei Biennial, Taiwan, curatori: Manray Shu and Vasif Kortun
2008 – "Spa Port", Banja Luka (Bosnia), curator: Ana Nikitovic
2008 – "Move On", Futura Art Center Praga (CZ), curator: Alberto di Stefano
2007 – "If you find this world bad, you should see some of the others", Prague Biennial 3, curator: Simona Nastac
2007 – " The Irresistible Force", Tate Modern London – Level 2 Gallery, curator: Ben Borthwick
2007 – "Blurrr 6" Performance Festival, Tel Aviv, curator: Sergio Edelsztein
2007 – "Social Cooking Romania", NGBK Berlin (D), curator: Dan Mihaltianu
2006 – "Journey Against the Current – Küba", Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Nestroyhof, Vienna
2006 – "Check-in Europe – Reflecting Identities in Contemporary Art", European Pattent Office, München, Germany, curator: Marius Babias
2005 – "Situated Self", Museum for Contemporary Art Belgrade (Serbia); Tennis Art Palace, Helsinki (FI), curatori: Branko Dimitrevic & Mika Haanula
2005 – "Motion Parade", Fotogalerie Vienna (A), curator: Alina Serban.
2005 – "Just a Doubt", Manhattan Gallery Lodz (PL), curator: Ivan Polliart
2004 – "I Am Here You Are There...", GFZK Leipzig (D), curator: Barbara Steiner
2004 – "The Roma Show", Minoriten Gallery Graz (A), Jana Koniarka Gallery Trnava (SK), Skuc Gallery Ljubljana (SLO), curatori: Margarethe Makovec si Anton Lederer
2003 – "Superbia", Dublin (Ireland), curator: Stephen Brandes
2003 – "U-Topos", Tirana Biennial 2, Albania, curator: Branislava Dimitrevic
2002 – "Mope 02", Performance Festival, Vasa (FI), curator: Markus Lerviks
2002 – "Akt 2" Performance Festival, Brno (CZ), curator: František Kowolowski
2002 – "Personal-Public Space", Čačak (Serbia), curator: Zoran Erič
2002 – "Ebent" Performance Festival, CCCB Barcelona (E), curator: Maria Cosmes 
2001 – Bienala de la Venetia, Proiectul Context Project, Pavilionul romanesc, Venetia (I), curator: Alexandru Patatics
2001 – Fabs Show, Poznanski Factory, Lodz, Poland, curator: Malgorzata Sidor
2001 – "Never Stop The Action', Steirischer Herbst Festival, Rotor Graz (A), curatori: Margarethe Makovec & Anton Lederer
2000 – "Peripheric Roads", Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago, curator: Olga Stefan
2000 – "Transferatu", Ifa Gallery, Berlin (D), curator: Dan Mihălţianu
1999 –  "Annart 10" Performance Festival, Lacul Sf. Ana, curator: Gusztav Uto
1999 –  "Zona 3" Performance Festival, Timisoara, curator: Ileana Pintilie
1998 –  "Surasul Giocondei", Performance Festival, Chisinau, curator: Octavian Esanu
1998 –  "Periferic 2" Performance Festival, Iasi 
1997 –  "Periferic 1", Centrul Cultural Francez Iasi
1997 –  "Ad-Hoc", Romanian Art of Today, "Ludwig" Museum, Budapest (HU), curator: Erwin Kessler
1997 –  "Civitas Solis, Civitas Artis", Expozitia anuala a Centrului Soros pentru Arta Contemporana Bucuresti, Castelul Calnic, curator: Maria Rus Bojan
1996 –  Experiment, Interfernte si experimenta in arta romaneasca din 1960 pana in anii 90, expozitia anuala a Centrului Soros pentru Arta Contemporana Bucuresti, curator: Alexandra Titu
1995 –  "Inter(N)", Muzeul de Arta Arad, curator: Judit Angel

Performante (selectie):
2015 – "Oda materiei", Timisoara Art Encounters, curatori: Rainald Schumcher & Nathalie Hoyos
2013 – "My Head, My Street", Athens Biennial (GR), curator: Despina Zefkili
2013 – "Vorbind 6", Festivalul FILIT Iasi
2009 – "ZäuberJackl Quest", Salzburger Kunstverein (Austria), Curator: Hemma Schmutz
2004 – " Vorbind 5", Uniunea Scriitorilor Chisinau (MD), GFZK Leipzig (D), curator: Barbara Steiner
2007 – "Impreuna / Together", Tate Modern Londra, curator: Ben Borthwick
2002 – "A Methamorphosys of Speaking", emisie radio in direct, ORF Kunstradio, Vienna (A), curator: Jeanette Pacher
2002 – "Strawberry Fields Forever", Ebent Festival, CCCB Barcelona
2001 – "Speaking 4", Fabs Show, Lodz  (PL)
2001 – "Walzer der Dinge", "Never Stop The Action" Festival, Graz (A)
2002 – "Sauna Speaking", Mope 02, Vasa (FI)
2002 – "Salut / Ave Bachtalo", Akt 2 Festival , Brno (CZ)
2002 – "Looking For Caslav", Cacak (Serbia)
2002 – Zona 4 Festival, Timisoara 
1999 –   "13047", "Annart 10" Performance Festival, Lacul Sf. Ana
1998 –  "Vorbind 3", Festivalul "Surasul Giocondei", Chisinau

Video (selectie):
2016 – "Moldova", HDV, 10min.
2014 – "Zidul lui J.O.", HDV, 30min.
2014 – "Trupa fara nume", HDV, 30min.
2010 – "Lupta cu inertia", HDV, 14min.
2010 – "De departe", HDV, 5min.
2009 – "A.S.B.T", HDV, 14min.
2007 – "Maersk Dubai", DVD, 8min.
2003 – "Alexandru cel Bun" – Epilog, DVD, 6 min.
2002 – "Looking for Caslav", DVD, 8min.