Art Encounters Biennial

1 October – 14 November 2021

Under the title of Our Other Us, the 2021 edition of the Art Encounters Biennial responds to the current global context by presenting two curatorial projects that explore empathy and responsibility as values that drive our existence. The Biennial will comprise a range of distinct components that will complement two curatorial projects proposed by Mihnea Mircan and Kasia Redzisz.

Launch of Infra-Noir 1

Online event: 24 February 2021

The Art Encounters Foundation launches the first issue of Infra-Noir. The event will take place exclusively online, on Facebook.

Infra-Noir is a magazine-like publication created in conjunction with the exhibition Infra-Noir. Anatomies of desire, metamorphoses of the image.

The audience will meet Lea Rasovszky, one the publication’s invited artists, and Catherine Hansen, the publication’s guest author.

Zoom in on Romanian Artists

Online presentations: 26 – 30 January 2021

The Art Encounters Foundation launches the fourth edition of the Art Encounters Biennial and organizes the event Zoom in on Romanian Artists, which will take place online on Facebook and on the Art Encounters website. 

The audience will get to know the curators of the Biennial, Mihnea Mircan and Kasia Redzisz, and some of the invited artists.

CAMPart III

Courses: 9 – 16 December 2020
Registration period: 3 – 8 December 2020

Art students and emerging artists are invited to join the third edition of the online mentoring program CAMPart.

7 artists from Timișoara, Lera Kelemen, Ana Kun, Andreea Medar, Carmen Nicolau, Pusha Petrov, Miki Velciov and Sorina Vazelina, will be the mentors of the third edition of the program.


NEW NOW AUTUMN SCHOOL OF CURATING PUBLIC TALKS

The Autumn School of Curating invites the public to attend a series of open talks and debates delivered by the speakers on the following topics: «NEW NOW» concept, curatorship, state of the contemporary arts and more fascinating subjects.

The public sessions will be live-streamed and accessible on our Facebook Event page. Guest speakers: Adrian Notz, Carlos Amorales, Zheng Bo, Tara Lasrado, Ibrahim Nehe, Joanna Warsza și Heba Y Amin.


AUTUMN SCHOOL OF CURATING SECOND EDITION, CLUJ AND TIMIȘOARA

Organized together with Cluj Cultural Center, the Autumn School of Curating aims to offer young artists and curators access to an international platform for dialogue and learning. Adrian Notz, curator and teacher, will be the course leader of the second edition of the program.

The courses will take place exclusively online and participants will be chosen as a result of an international open call.


HARUN FAROCKI – REALITY WOULD HAVE TO BEGIN

Harun Farocki in collaboration with Antje Ehmann
Curator: Diana Marincu

Exhibition opening: 1 October 2020, 7PM
Exhibition period: 1 – 31 October 2020

The present exhibition is a selection of Harun Farocki’s films, videos and installations created between 1980s and 2014, part of them in collaboration with artist and director Antje Ehmann (b. 1968), with whom he’d been working since the early 2000s.


FILM SCREENING AND DEBATE – IN COMPARISON, HARUN FAROCKI

Sunday, 25 October, 18:00
“Corneliu Miklosi” Public Transport Museum, Timișoara

The film screening connects BETA’s exhibition Enough is Enough and the exhibition Harun Farocki – Reality Would Have to Begin, on view at Art Encounters Foundation until 31 October.