Art Encounters Biennial announce 2019 artist list

Piața Unirii, Timișoara, Romania


Romania’s Art Encounters Biennial has announced its list of artists who will be participating in the 2019 edition. The biennial, which was launched in 2015, presents itself as ‘a cross between an experimental art festival and a contemporary art biennial’ and will this year be hosted by the city of Timișoara. With a focus on Timișoara’s history and its socio-cultural environment, the biennial seeks to ‘become a creative meeting point for artists, communities, institutions and ideas’. The curators of this year’s edition are Maria Lind and Anca Rujoiu.

Participating artists (* indicates new commissions):

Lawrence Abu Hamdan
Dan Acostioaei*
Halil Altındere
Anca Benera & Arnold Estefan
Michael Beutler*
Irina Botea Bucan & Jon Dean
Pauline Boudry & Renate Lorenz*
Filipa César & Louis Henderson
Kray Chen*
Céline Condorelli*
Collection Collective
Alexandra Croitoru*
Chto delat
Forensic Architecture
Aslan Gaisumov
Ane Graff
Alma Heikkilä
Sandi Hilal & Alessandro Petti
Ane Hjort Guttu
Dora García*
Ho Tzu Nyen
Gunilla Klingberg*
Gülsün Karamustafa
Behzad Khosravi Noori
Vilmos Koter
Matts Leiderstam*
Anne Low*
Virginia Lupu
Taus Makhacheva
Liliana Mercioiu Popa
Metahaven
Ana Maria Millán
Malgorzata Mirga-Tas
Naeem Mohaiemen
Monotremu
Tanja Muravskaja
Ciprian Mureșan*
Joar Nango*
Pınar Öğrenci
Ahmet Ögüt*
The Otolith Group
Trevor Paglen
Gary-Ross Pastrana*
Lia Perjovschi
Peles Empire*
Thao Nguyen Phan
Zac Langdon-Pole
Agnieszka Polska*
Ghenadie Popescu
Vandy Rattana
Bella Rune*
STEALTH.unlimited*
Zhou Tao
Iulia Toma*
Tur de Arhitectura*
Mona Vătămanu & Florin Tudor*
Anton Vidokle
Haegue Yang
Mădălina Zaharia*
Zephyr*
Želimir Žilnik


27 June 2019