NITA MOCANU

visual artist

NITA MOCANU CV


Name: Nicoleta Stoica
Date/place of birth: 05.03.1977, Arad, Romania
Lives and works in Arad

Studies:
1995-2000 Univesity of Art and Design Cluj-Napoca, Graphic arts department
2000-2001 Univesity of Art and Design Cluj-Napoca, Foto-Video department

SELECTED ART PROJECTS AND EXHIBITIONS

2018
"A World Has Still To Be Built", "Default mindscapes"photo series, Art Encounters Foundation, Timișoara, Romania
Escape from Saint Mary's Garden, "Local assemblages" photo series, Spatiu 2/2 Gallery, Timisoara
The New Dictionary of Old Ideas: AiR program MeetFactory 2018, Artist in residence, "Parasite" photo series,  Prague, Czech Republic
• Manifest.Gallery

2017
 Life a Userʼs Manual: That Obscure Object of Desire, "It already left" videoArt Encounters Biennial, Timisoara
• "How much good is dividing us", Media Art Festival Arad: Cinema, Arta Cinema Arad
Interstitial space, ODD Gallery, Bucharest
Narrating images/Imagining stories, "The purpose of dreams" & "It already left" videos, Domino, The Paintbrush Factory, Cluj- Napoca
"On Words, Water and Things" Platform, Borderline Art Space, Iaşi, "Whenever I encounter a new thing" video work
D Platform Season 2, Victoria Art Center Bucharest, "Whenever I encounter a new thing" video work
Cozzzzzzzmonautica 2017-Shipwreck Cosmologies, MISC, Timisoara, etho.tk presentation
• "The Good Life" Liminal Art / Science / Technology Festival, Cantacuzino Palace, Bucharest, etho.tk interactive digital art project
• Art Encounters Contemporary Art Biennial Timişoara, ISHO House and Timco Halls, "It already left" video, "Evasive Journal" photo series

2016
Diary of a discussion on education and other things, Notes on tomorrow, CreArt European Project, Kaunas, Lithuania/Kristiansand, Norway/Aveiro,Portugal
• Only tomorrow II, Media Art Festival Arad: DADADA, Art Museum Arad
• Network expressions, Kinema ikon: serial / s.3 / e.6, Art Museum Arad


2015
kristallin #22, "The fading subject" video instalation, Atelierhaus Salzamt, Linz, Austria
• Kinema Ikon: Serial Season 2 Episode 4 /Diana Marincu // Nita Mocanu / Levente Kozma: Almost nothing happend, Art Museum Arad

2014
Diary of a discussion on education and other things, Magma Contemporary Art Space,
Sfantu Gheorghe, Romania
Diary of a discussion on education and other things, Conset Studio, Cluj-Napoca,
Romania
Dependent Artist Weekend, Arad, Romania
Evazive diary, Kinema Ikon Serial Season 1 Episode 7, Arad Art Muzeum, Romania

2012
European Travellers. Art from Cluj Today at Műcsarnok Kunsthalle Budapest

2011
• BABY OB BOARD – exhibition, Magma Contemporary Art Space, Sf. Gheorghe, Romania

2010
INTERMEDIA 21 – Kinema Ikon-exhibition, Arad Art Museum, Romania
7010 - Kinema Ikon Project -exhibition, Arad Art Museum, Romania

2009
Feminisme- H.arta Project, Timisoara, Romania

2008
The Way Things Are…-Works from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary Collection, Centre of Contemporary Art Torun, Poland
Transreport, Rathausgalerie, Munchen, Germany

2007
Social Cooking Romania, ICR Berlin, Germany
Precarity & Media Activism, Broeinest, Amsterdam, Holland
Neighborhood – daily practice of social values ( Eurobarometrul Vizual project by CIAC), Timisoara, Romania
• Art Generator Urban Arts Festival, Performing Arts Centre Multimedia, Stip, Macedonia
• Humour Works by City of Women, Space Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

2006
• F[acts]igures, Amsterdam, Holland 2006/2007
Young Artists’ Biennial Bucharest, Romania
Balkan Black Box Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
Minority Logbox caravan part of the KÜBA:Journey Against the Current project
PERIFERIC 7 Biennial, Iasi, Romania
HER POSITION IN TRANSITION Women Art Festival, Vienna, Austria
cARTfilm Video Documentary Festival, Iasi, Romania
• THE MASCA EVENT , Masca Theatre, Bucharest, Romania

2005
• VideoNight by Arteast Foundation in the framework of ALTER-NATIVE 13, International Shor Film Festival, Tirgu-Mures , Romania
• CONTEMPORARY VISUAL ARTS IN ROMANIA(part II) by Simona Nastac ICR London, UK
Alert 7’, Cluj & Vama Veche, Romania
Simultan – Video and Media Arts Festival, Timisoara, Romania
AV Motional, Tranzit House, Cluj, Romania
• SPAZI APERTI Accademia di Romania in Roma, Italy
On Difference #1 Local Contexts-Hybrid Spaces, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein ,Stuttgart, Germany
• OFFSET [2004]

2004
• AV Motional, Toaca /CIAC Foundation, Bucharest, Romania
• Art High School Cluj, Romania
• Video Channel, Nuremberg, Germany
“The Way the World is” by Vector, The Turkish Bath, Iasi, Romania
• Extra Curricula, Tranzit House, Cluj, Romania
• Vienna Days in Bucharest, Moving Patterns, The New Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
[R][R][F] 2004 ---&XP//VideoChannel//"Local connection "
• DISPLAY, Protokoll Studio, Cluj, Romania

2003
• Re:Location 2 - UAP Gallery, Vienna Confectionery, Cluj, Romania
• Re:Location 2 - O.K Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria

2002
• “Call me!” ATAS Gallery, Cluj, Romania
• Experiment Space 4, SPACE Gallery-CIAC, Bucharest, Romania
• Real Presence 2 , at Tito Museum by SKC, Belgrade, Serbia

2001
• The arbitrary censorship and the elegant compulsion hidden trough manipulation, Tranzit House, Cluj, Romania
• In Vitro, The Obstetrics and Gynecology Clinic, Tranzit Foundation, Cluj, Romania

2000
• Clean Art- TRANZ-art in SITU, Tranzit House, Cluj, Romania
• Izmit Performing Arts Festival, Izmit, Turkey

WORKSHOPS, PROJECTS, RESIDENCES

2010
”Video and Communication - Media Education across the Curriculum”, Berlin, Germany- I attended the course trough a Comenius scholaship

2007
Ladyfest Romania- I was one of the organizers of the event in 2007 in Bucharest, Romania

2006
Eclectic Tech Carnival Timisoara Romania– workshops on open source free software/women hack lab; I was one of the organizers of the event
METHODS II – Research projects on Art –Society Relations - ArteFiera Bologna Exhibition Center 27th - 29th January 2006 By Cittadellarte - Fondazione Pistoletto and Artfactories

2005
ZagrebDox, documentary film festival, Zagreb, Croatia - I attended the documentary film workshop

2003 - 2008
• member of D Media (D Media is an NGO for independent media)

2003
• Artists in Residence Program, 07 January - 05 March 2003 , O.K Centrum Upper Austria, Linz
• Managing Performing Arts across Europe, Sofia (co-production of The Red House for Culture and Debate, Sophia, Bulgaria and THEOREM, Amsterdam, Nedherland); I attended the cultural management seminar

2002
• Gasthof - students meeting in Frankfurt (University of Art), workshops, debates, Frankfurt, Germany

2000
MEDIAWAVE Photo/Film camp, Rabapatona, Hungary
• TRANZ-art in SITU project, the rehabilitation of the public space, Tranzit House, Cluj, Romania