"The evolution and revolution of art in Romania"
by Silvia Rogozea
The workshops is intended for both art lovers and new comers into the arts. Silvia Rogozea will give the participants an insight on the development of Romanian contemporary art and its evolution within the larger audience public, but also the first time buyers and collectors segments. And maybe an answer to the question: Why buy contemporary art?
Speaker: Silvia Rogozea
Specialist in Cultural Management and Strategy with an activity of over 15 years, Silvia Rogozea is Fair Director of Art Safari Bucharest since December 2014. In 2015 she was part of the Curatorium team who developed the bid for Bucharest 2021 – European Capital of Culture. Mrs. Rogozea was the Executive Director of Friends of MNAC Association (2012-2014), and between 2007 and 2011 Projects Coordinator at the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York, USA. Between 2006 and 2007 she was an Executive Assistant for Cultural Affairs for the US Ambassador Residence in Bucharest, and Executive Director of the Friends of the National Museum of Art of Romania (2001-2005). From 2007 to March 2016, she was the Co-initiator and Co-organizer of the White Night of the Galleries, co-managing Ephemair Association’s projects: Art on Display, Galleries Weekend, NAG Pop up Gallery, Trance / Cultural, Inventing the Truth. On Fiction and Reality exhibition (La Biennale di Venezia 2015; Romanian Cultural Institute in Venice). President of the Bistrița Concerts Society Foundation, Mrs. Rogozea managed numerous projects, amongst them three major projects financed through Culture 2000 and Youth in Action Grants Program of the European Commission, including the restoration of the Bistrița old Jewish Synagogue (dated 1856), later transforming it into a functional multicultural center – a success story in the monument re-conversion theme: a rundown monument given back to the local community as an active cultural multi-functional space. She is also the winner of the First Prize Award in the Visual Arts category of the BucureştiTu Gala - Bucharest City Prizes (September 2015, 1st Gala Edition).
Art Safari Bucharest creates dynamic connections between art lovers and collectors, as well
as public institutions that play a paramount role in the art world and lead to an international connectivity in the artistic environment, Eastern European in general and Romanian in particular. On the occasion of DADA movement centenary, major museums from around the world are dedicating exhibitions and conferences to mark down the historical moment of the artistic movement which shaped the art world for the decades to come.