curatorial board

Bogdan Ghiu

Romanian writer, poet and translator; recipient of several awards, among which: the Award of the Romanian Union of Writers, in 1997, for the poetry volumes “Poemul cu latura de un metru” (Cartea Românească Publishing House, 1996) and “Arta consumului” (Cartea Românească Publishing House, 1996), in 2003 the Award of the Romanian Union of Writers for the translations from Charles Baudelaire, “Inima mea dezvăluită” (Est Publishing House, 2002) and Henri Bergson, “Energia spirituală” (Meridiane Publishing House, 2002) and in 2004 the “Cultural Merit” order in the rank of chevalier bestowed by th...

Arpad Zachi

Is PhD architect, senior lecturer at the «Ion Mincu» University of Architecture and Urban Planning from Bucharest. He is the editor of Arhitext architecture magazine, since its first issue from 1990. He is as well the editor of the following collections of architecture books: «Arhitext monographs» – 4 volumes, «Archive of Ideas» – 11 volumes, «Arhitext Books» – 6 volumes and the collection «Prospective Nostalgias» – 3 volumes. In the last 6 years he has been the coordinator (producer) of the architecture Festivals: InBetween, Inside / Insight Cultures, Tropisms, Fluencies and of the experime...

Mihai Pienescu

Born in Bucharest, in 1952. Studied architecture and urban planning at the «Ion Mincu» University of Architecture and Urban Planning (back then entitled Architecture Institute) in Bucharest – the Adrian Panaitescu and Constantin Iotzu studios. He obtained his university degree in June 1978. Participant in the DEA Cycle «Le projet architectural et urbain» – l’Ecole d’Architecture Paris-Belville, 1993–1994. In March 1990 established in Bucharest, together with Cristina Ene, the «AD5+» architecture agency. From September 1990 he has carried out his professional activity in France. Since March 1...

Livia-Andreea Ivanovici

Architect, editor of Arhitext magazine, curator for two national architecture exhibitions organized by Arhitext design Foundation; has collaborated with Studio Basar and curator Alina Şerban in the achievement of Romania’s Pavilion for the 53rd edition of the Venice Art Biennial; a member of the curatorial board of the 2011 Fluencies exhibition and editor of the same name catalogue.

Mălina Conţu

Mălina Conţu is an art and architecture historian and theorist, and PhD at the National University of Arts in Bucharest since 2012, participating in various national and international programs and projects which involve analytical discourse in the visual arts and architecture fields. She is an Assistant Professor at Bucharest University, Art History Department, where she teaches four courses on the history of art and architecture. Curator at the National Museum of Art of Romania, European Art Department, she is in charge of the research of the European painting patrimony, participating in or...

Ionuţ Butu

Born 1985, Ionuţ Butu graduated the «Ion Mincu» University of Architecture and Urbanism in 2011 with a thesis focusing on the meaning of ruin and alternative restoration of place. He began his editorial activity with a series of critical presentations of contemporary British projects, directly experienced and photographed (Arhitext review, 2008–2010). Since 2008, he has been associate editor of Arhitext review, where he has coordinated and edited over 15 issues. He has coordinated or co-edited several architecture books, including «The Evolution of Bucharest», «Vittorio Gregotti. The Passion...

Vladimir Vinea

Architect, graduate of the «Ion Mincu» University of Architecture and Urbanism from Bucharest; he holds a Ph.D. in architecture with the study "Visions of Modernity in the Discourses of Romanian Architects, after 1989". Lecturer at «Ion Mincu» University, Design Fundamentals Department, member of the research team ACUM – Public Space and the Social Reinsertion of the Architectural and Artistic Project (coordinated by Ph.D. Prof. arch. Ana Maria Zahariade), within which he has published several studies. Curator of the «Bucharest: The Line of Flight’s Capital» exhibition, organized by Arhitext...

Dana Milea

Urban planner, associate editor of Arhitext magazine, associate teaching assistant and PhD candidate in urban planning at «Ion Mincu» University of Architecture and Urban Planning (Bucharest).

Mihai Zachi

Urban planner, associate editor of Arhitext magazine, associate teaching assistant and PhD candidate in urban planning at «Ion Mincu» University of Architecture and Urban Planning (Bucharest).