publications

Back to the Future - Romanian Design at a Crossroads, Bucharest, 2021

This publication documents the project "Back to the Future- Romanian Design at a Crossroads", a commemorative project for arch. Ion Popa, my father. Edited by Delia Popa, with contributions from Mirela Duculescu, Constantin Flondor and Vanda Maria Sturdza, published by Editura UNARTE, printed by IDEA Design + Print, Cluj. In Romanian and English.

A Project by ArtCrowd- Artists in Education, supported by AFCN

Europa Wonderland/Bodyspace : Citizenship & Territories, Timisoara, 2020

This publication documents the exhibition(s) of the same name, curated by Olivia Nitis and Dana Sarmes at the Garrison Commend, Timisoara, 2020. Edited by Olivia Nitis, produced by Contrasens Association. In English and Romanian.

Girls with Ideas [ Boys and Painting], Bucharest, 2016

This project, entitled in English "Girls with Ideas [Boys and Painting]", intended to present some vital aspects of contemporary art practice as they are being played out in Romania's capital, Bucharest today and consider how this milieu is different from that of Cluj, a small but active city in Transylvania, Romania. This publication is a document of the entire project. Edited by Delia Popa and Giles Elrdridge.

A Project by ArtCrowd- Artists in Education, supported by AFCN. In English.

Dear Money, Bucharest, 2014

"This project has also provided an opportunity to look back on the activity of Salonul de proiecte. The Dear Money exhibition and book came into being as a result of a call for contributions addressed to all the artists with whom the programme had worked from its foundation in October 2011 up until the summer of 2013, when invitations were sent out. The theme was inspired by a work by artist Marina Albu. (...)" A project by Salonul de Proiecte. In English and Romanian. The book won "Most Beautiful Book" award in 2014.

Momentum II Catalogue, Bucharest, 2014

The second "Momentum" exhibition at Aiurart Gallery addressed various forms of violence, including violence against women. Presents works by Irina Botea Bucan, Roxana Trestioreanu, Marilena Presa Sanc, Flavia Lupu and Delia Popa, among others. Edited by Olivia Nitis, produced by Experimental Project, with essays by Olivia Nitis, Oana Baluta, Mariana Diaconescu. In English and Romanian.

The 5th International Video Art Biennial in Israel Catalogue, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2010

The Romanian section of this international biennial was curated by Irina Cios and exhibited the works of: Cristina David, Regele Ionescu, Irina Botea Bucan, Nicu Ilfoveau & Michele Bressan, Delia Popa. The exhibition featured works from all regions of the world and by internationally renowned artists such as Kara Walker and Pipilotti Rist. Produed by the Institute for Contemporarary Art, Tel Aviv. In English and Hebrew.

I am Gustav von Aschenbach or how to Live Your Eternity in Venice, Catalogue, Venice, 2010

Publication that accompanied the project of the same name, made in advance to be distributed to the public involved in the project on the streets of Venice or at the New Galler/Galeria Noua of the Romanian Cultural Institute (IRCCU) in Venice. With essays by Anca Sinpalean, poem by Delia Popa. Made with the support of the Romanian Cultural Institute. In English. 

Secret Life of Houseplants, Bucharest, 2009

"Secret Life of Houseplants" was a mini-documentary that investigated some of the following questions: What are the personal experiences of a plant caretaker with a specific plant? What are the benefits of living with a plant? Why do some people develop a passion for caring for their plants while others do not? What can a camera catch of these experiences? The final project was a slide projection accompanied by a small book of photographs and 15 interviews of people from 9 cities around the world.

The documentary was shown at the Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranean, 13th edition, Bari, Italy, May 2008,at Teutsch House, Sibiu in April 2009. Self-published book, Bucharest, in English and Romanian.

The 13th Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and the Mediterranian Catalogue, Bari,Italy, 2008

"Traces:  At the Biennial in Bari, Puglia, Italy participated 713 artists from 37 Countries. The theme of the biennial was "Kairos: Our creative diversity". Among the visual artists selected from Romania were: Emanuel Borcescu, Ramona Gliga, Lea Rasovszky, Irina Gheorghe & Alina Popa, Olivia Mihalteanu, Delia Popa.

The catalogue comprises artists from Literature, Film, Dance, Visual Arts and Music. In English and Italian.

Traces: Contemporary Romanian Art Exhibition Catalogue, Sarasota, FL, USA 2008

"Traces: Romanian Contemporary Art" catalogue is comprised by works of the following artists: Rosalinda Borcila, Emanuel Borcescu, Ana Banica, Gabriela Boiangiu, Suzana Dan, Gorzo, Mirela Ivanciu, Stela Lie, Gili Mocanu, Aurelia Mihai Vlad Nanca, Lila Passima, Delia Popa, Cosmin Paulescu. The catalogue was made for one of the four locations of the exhibition, at Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida, USA. With essays by Ann Albritton, Mirela Ivanciu and Carmen Iovitu. In English.

Goldsmiths Postgraduate Exhibition Catalogue, London, 2005

With essays by Sally O'Reilly and Jens Hoffman, accompanying the exhibition of the Master of Art and Postgraduate Diploma graduates of Goldsmiths College, University of London, Fine Arts Program 2005. My page features a video still from my video made for this exhibition "Nice Day" (then entitled "Possible Narratives"). In English.

Self-published Catalogue of Works, Bucharest, 2004

Features my first two projects: "Forbidden Dreams/Interior Landscape" 2001-2002 and "Territory of Fear" 2002-2004. In Romanian.

Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduate Catalogue, National University of Arts Bucharest, 2002

Catalogue of the 2002 Bachelor of Fine Art graduates of UNArte. Publication coordinated by Luminita Batali and produced by Ileana Foundation. In Romanian, English and French.

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