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About Dan Perjovschi

Dan Perjovschi opened a new exhibition at the Arts Center in Slănic Moldova, drawing on the 13-meter-long and 3.5-meter-high glass facade of the industrial building for a week before the opening. The artwork has remained on the facade until today, becoming a symbol and a generator for cultural turism.

During his stay in Slanic, Dan Perjovschi produced and interview that reflects the relevance of In Context within the national and international culture map and the artist’s position on it.

Dan Perjovschi is one of the most well-known and appreciated Romanian artists on the international scene after 1990. The artist travels non-stop, locally and globally, like an investigative journalist on the ground: he observes, documents himself, reads the press and online news feeds, talks to people , post to Facebook, filter sources and images, extract ideas and create in-stream. He has held hundreds of solo and group exhibitions and projects at MoMA New York, Tate Modern London, Kiasma Helsinki, MACRO Rome, Kunsthalle Basel, MAC Marseille, Venice Biennale, Sydney Biennale, etc. He has received prestigious awards, including the George Maciunas Award in 2004 and the Princess Margriet Award in 2012, the latter for lifetime achievement, together with his wife, the artist Lia Perjovschi. He has been an illustrator and commentator at Revista 22 since the first issue appeared in 1990. He lives in Sibiu and Bucharest.

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