A L I N A    B U G A  Sculptor, Intermedia artist

Living and working in Regensburg DE and Bucharest RO.
Born 1971, Vrancea County – RO

Studio: Friedenstrasse 12 b, D – 93053 Regensburg
& ING. Elie Radu 1, District 5, CP 050031, Bucharest, Romania

Mobil: 0151-71206377, E-mail: alina.buga1@gmail.com
Web: www.alinabuga.com, www.alertstudio.org

EDUCATION

1997. Graduate of Sculpture Department – Academy of Arts, Bucharest. Professors Mircea Spataru and Darie Dup

2002. Graduate of FVPCI Department – Academy of Arts, Bucharest. Professors Josif Kiraly, Radu Igaszag, Marius Nedelcu and Roxana Trestioreanu

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY

1995 -1997. Co-founder and project coordinator of Urma Group – the interdisciplinary group of students from Academy of Arts and The Architecture Institute UAUIM, Bucharest RO

1999 – 2001. Member of Rostopasca Group. RO

2009 – present. Project coordinator and co-founder of Alert Studio, NGO Artists Association connected with ALERT studio, the artist-run space based in Bucharest RO

1998 – present. Member of UAP – The Professional Artists Union of Romania. Sculpture Department, Bucharest RO

2013 – present. Member of BBK – Berufsverband Bildende Künstler Niederbayern/Oberpfalz DE

2017. Artist Talk – FVPCI Department, National University of Arts, Bucharest RO

WORKSHOPS (Visiting Professor Program)

2017. FLAX Open Academy. Akademie der Künste Berlin DE

2001. Performance –Techniques with Artist Ulay at FVPCI Department – Arts Academy, Bucharest

2000. Management of Innovative Organizations. Art Cultural Foundation TOACA, Bucharest & Moving Academy for Performing Arts aka MAPA Organization, Amsterdam. Professor Ide van Heiningen and Nona Ciobanu

2000. Rhythm, Voice and Movement _MAPA STUDIO. Professor Ide van Heiningen at TOACA studio, Bucharest

1998 – 2000. Fashion Photography. Professor Petre Buzoianu at FVPCI – Arts Academy, Bucharest

1999. About Structure. Film Technique. Professor Serban Comanescu at FVPCI – Arts Academy, Bucharest

GALLERIES

Alert studio, the artist-run space, Bucharest RO. H’art Gallery – Bucharest RO

MONOGRAPHS, ARTIST BOOKS

2011. “ROSTOPASCA…pre limba ei”, by Erwin Kessler, edit NOI Media Print, 1st edition of artAcum. ISBN 978-973-1805-88-7

AWARDS AND NOMINATIONS

2013 – 2015. Art in residence >> OSWALD ZITZELBERGER Foundation<< AndreasStadel, Regensburg DE

1998. Group of Honour – special prize for ROSTOPASCA group activities by ArtExpo Foundation, Bucharest RO

1999. National Prize – young sculptors of the year of 1999

Upcoming EXHIBITIONS

 

Selected SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015. *THE ALL- PERVASIVE SENSE OF EXCITEMENT AND INNOVATION, StadelGalerie, Regensburg DE

2015. * GEBRANNTE ERDE • BRENNENDES LAND Duo show with Bernhard Maria Fuchs. KuPa Galerie, Adlmanstein/ Regensburg DE

2012. ZIDUL. Sculpture installation -Triade Gallery Timisoara, RO

2011. NO Name(s), group analysis. Ready made objects, installation and video performance. ALERTstudio, Bucharest

2010. IN THE PERFECT LIGHT Performance – duo show with Catalin Burcea. – Atelier 030202. Bucharest

2007. BALOON PEOPLE. Inflated objects, action- Urban ambient events organised by META Cultural Foundation with the special occasion Sibiu – European Cultural Capital 2007, Sibiu RO

2004. DOGGY FASHION. Sculpture installation – H’art Gallery, Bucharest, RO

2002. MUJE LA STATUJE. Text & photo performance – Goethe Institute, Bucharest, RO

2000. ANIMAL FARM | “Rostopasca cultural weeks”. Installation – Drawing, ready-made objects and text. Eforie Gallery, Bucharest, RO

Selected GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018. ARTIȘTI ROMÂNI LA CENTENAR Berlin DE

2018. Munții noștri aur poartă … / Gold tragen unsere Berge … München DE

2018. “Rai din Iad”. MARe/Muzeul de Artă Recentă – Bucharest RO

2018. 26th Huntenkunst 2018

2018. GROßE OSTBAYERISCHE KUNSTAUSSTELLUNG 2018. Leeren Beutel Gallery / Regensburg

2017. GEGENSTAND UN ABSTRAKTION, Ägyptischen Museum München DE

2017. AGUB – video installation H264/ 1920 x 1080/ 23,976 fps/ 3:27/ 2017 with LIFE IS WHAT HAPPENS TO YOU WHILE YOU’RE BUSY MAKING OTHER PLANS – curated by Simona Vilau. ARCUB – Bucharest RO

2016. ALERT STUDIO @ ART SAFARI | Drawings – Bucharest RO

2016. ANDERSWELT. Sculpture, Installation at Sankt Anna_Kapelle, KV Passau DE

2015. SCULPTURES IN THE OPEN. THE NINETIES, SUBJECTIVE TRIALS. (Sculptura in camp deschis. Anii nouazeci – Trasee subiective). Curated by Simona Vilau. Brancoveanu Palaces Cultural Center, RO

GROßE OSTBAYERISCHE KUNSTAUSSTELLUNG 2015. Leeren Beutel Gallery / Regensburg

2014. VIENNA FAIR 2014. 2-5 October, ALERTstudio @ ViennaFair, Austria AT

2014. 40. BAYERISCHER NORDGAUTAG. Skulptur. Cham 2014

2014. GROßE OSTBAYERISCHE KUNSTAUSSTELLUNG 2014 im „KULTURVIERTEL DEGGENDORF“.

2013. THE WALL. Sculpture installation. KunstvereinGRAZ, Regensburg DE

2011. EAST by SOUTH WEST. Photo -performance, Knoll Galerie Wien, see www.curatedby.at

2006. TRAM N 5” 1’. Video in loop – insert Nomad Load – site-specific work, Bucharest RO

2005. FAQ ABOUT STEVE THE GREAT, H’art Gallery, Bucharest RO

2002. ART AND LAW. Multimedia artwork – Mediavision Festival- Amsterdam NL, Bucharest and Arad RO

2001. TOXICOMANIA, VHS 3’ @ Periferic 5 ,The International art Festival organised by Matei Bajenaru –Iasi RO

2001. ECO KILLERS TONIGHT. Photo -performance – East-West Gallery, NYc

2001. ROSTEMPLATION. insert of Context-network project by Alexandru Patatici VHS 5’ – 49th La Biennale Di Venezia

2000. ROSTEMPLATION VHS 3’ insert of TRANSFERATU project by Dan Mihaltianu – IFA Berlin- Bonn- Stockholm- Bucharest

2000. ROSTEMPLATION @ Argos Project 2000, Vevey (CH).

2000. BANANA’S. Rostopasca Performance – Periferic Iasi International Festival RO

2000. ECO KILLERS- Rostopasca feat R.B. – TRANSITIONLAND –curated by Ruxandra Balaci, National Museum of Art, Bucharest RO

1999. ROMANIA VS. DUSMANIA – GORZO & BUGA v.s. MACIUNAS & KLEIN Performance – Chisinau, Republic of Moldavia.

1999. FINAL RECONSTRUCTION. Performance/Audiotape – Caminul Artei Gallery, Bucharest RO

1999. TOTALLY BLIND. Performance merged in Bucharest and St. Ana – Annart Festival RO

1999. CONTEMPORARY ROMANIAN SCULPTORS. Chamber of Fine arts -Greece. Athens

1998. SCULPTURE – The international exhibition @ Kunstverein Hürth, Germany

1997. BUKAREST NACH 89 – KUNST IM RUMÄNIEN HEUTE – student’s group exhibition, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany

1996. URMA group exhibition, Architecture Biennial Bucharest, UAUIM – Still Hall

Works in private/public collection

Musem of Contemporary Art – Bucharest. Private- Bucharest, Sibiu, Seoul, Vienna, Prague, Paris, NYc, Amsterdam, Regensburg