Marilena Preda Sânc

Works

Marilena Preda Sânc

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Born in 1955, lives and works in Bucharest (RO)

STUDIES

1980

BA, National University of Arts Bucharest (RO) 

2002  

PhD in Fine Arts, National University of Arts Bucharest (RO)

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

Solo shows

2019

‘Subjective (De)Constructions’, Gaep, Bucharest (RO)

‘Thinking on Art, Nature, Society’, Palatele Brâncovenești Cultural Centre, Mogoșoaia (RO)

2015

‘Calling Earth Back to Art’, Calina Contemporary Art Space, Timișoara (RO) 

‘but IT Got Too COLD’, Gaep (formerly EASTWARDS PROSPECTUS), Bucharest (RO)

2012

‘Mecanismele imaginii / Imagine Machinery’, Contemporary Art Gallery of the National Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu (RO)

‘Libertate în Labirint / Freedom in the Labyrint’, Art Museum, Cluj-Napoca (RO)

2011

‘Utopii.Cotidiene. Crossing Self Histories 1981-2011’, MNAC – National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (RO)

2010

‘Flying Souls’, Anagma Gallery, Madrid (ES)

2003

’Inside the Living’, Studio D.V.O., Brussels (BE)

1993

‘Eu En Ich’ (Roxana Trestioreanu media installation / Magda Cârneci poem / Marilena Preda Sânc media installation), Hungarian Cultural Centre, Bucharest (RO)

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Group shows

2018 

‘Din unghiuri diferite/At Different Angles’, MNAC – National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (RO)

‘Salonul Național de Artă Contemporană Centenar 2018’, MNAR – The National Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest (RO)

‘Woman, All Too Woman’, The Art Museum, Timișoara (RO)

 2017

‘Seeing Ourselves Sensing’, Gaep (formerly EASTWARDS PROSPECTUS), Bucharest (RO)

‘Here/There’ (‘Aici/Acolo’), Cotroceni National Museum, Bucharest (RO)

2015

‘The Collection as Archive’, MNAC – National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (RO)

‘From Affirmation to Contestation – Public Art Practices’, MNAC – National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (RO)

2014

BB6 / Bucharest International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Bucharest (RO)  

3rd European International Book Art Biennale, Russian State Art Library, Moscow (RU)

‘Non Hic Librorum’, Art Museum, Constanţa (RO)  

2013 

‘Good Girls | Memory, Desire, Power’, MNAC – National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (RO) 

‘Video-Collage Internacional Resistencia, FemLink’, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires (AG)

2012

‘20 Years: KKA Artists in Residence’, KulturKontakt, Vienna (AT)

Salon de Peinture Roumanie Contemporaine, Cite Internationale des Arts, Paris (FR) 

2010

‘Gender Check’, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw (PL)

2009

’Gender Check. Feminity and Masculinity in the Art of Eastern Europe’, MUMOK, Vienna (AT)

2006

’Mit Macht zur Wahl / 100 Jahre Frauenwahlrecht in Europa / Ausstellung und Kunst im Kontext’, Frauenmuseum, Bonn (DE) 

‘59 seconds’, film/video festival, New York (USA)

‘FemLink’, International video collage, Paris, Toulouse, Nicosia (FR)(CY)

2005 

‘Depozit’, MNAC – National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (RO)

2004

‘Romanian artists (and not only) love Ceauşescu’s Palace?!’, MNAC – National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (RO)

2001

‘Split Reality’, MUMOK, Vienna (AT)  

2000

‘In Full Dress’, Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu (RO)

‘Transitionland’, MNAR – National Museum of Art of Romania, Bucharest (RO)

1998

‘Pseudo Programs’, Franklin Furnace’s Program, The Future of the Present, Live Netcast – New York (USA) 

SELECTED AWARDS & RESIDENCIES

2020

Radio Romania Cultural Award, Visual Arts category

2017

Special Mention Sardi per l’Arte Back to the Future, Artissima, Turin

2010 

Diploma of Excellence, Faculty of Arts and Design, Timișoara 

2008 

“Mihail Grecu” Award for Painting, UAP Moldova, Chișinău

2004 

“The Cultural Merit” Order and medal 

1998 

Artslink, fellowship, New York

1997 

KulturKontakt, artist in residence, Vienna

1996 

Habitat – the 3rd prize for painting, national competition organized by U.N.D.P., Bucharest 

1988 

International JUNIJ Group, prize for the best group exhibition, Mois de la Photo à Paris

PUBLIC ART

2011 

Drafts and Open Windows, mural / collective, new American Embassy, Bucharest

2007-2010 

Art in Public Space, projects by MA students at National University of Arts in Bucharest (curator)  

2008 

Femslogan, mural facade video projection, UNA, Bucharest Urban Clip Visual Art Center, Bucharest (curator)

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NOMAD – load / flow / mix, META Cultural Foundation, Parcul Tineretului, Herastrau, Bucharest 

2004 

Constructions, mural painting, façades, Larofarm Factory, Bragadiru 

1993-2010 

Mural art works realized in situ by BA and MA students at The National University of Arts in Bucharest (curator)  

1977-1988 

Fresco – New Mural Church Paintings and Restoration

1979 

Arts, mosaic, ceramics and sandstone, Student’s House, Bucharest