Raluca Popa
Born 1979 in Romania
Lives in Berlin

Solo exhibitions
2016
Iarna pe uliţă, Sandwich Gallery, Bucharest (RO)
The Unknown Portrait of Brancusi, Europe House, London (UK)
2015
Two Titles, Rumänska Kulturinstitutet, Stockholm (SE);
Turning Something Plain into a Circle, Ivan Gallery, Bucharest (RO);

Selected group exhibitions
2018
Truth lies not only in a dream, but in many dreams, Eastwards Prospectus, Bucharest (RO);
The Unpleasant Show, Jecza Gallery, Timișoara (RO);
2017
Life a userʼs manual, Art Encounters, Timișoara;
Sinopale 6, International Sinop Biennial, Turkey;
The Best of Bees, Duplex, Geneva (CH);
Being Mountains, Being Sees, Lateral ArtSpace, Cluj (RO)
2016
Arrangement for a prize, installation for The Most Beautiful Books from Romania exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (RO);
One Thing Leaning on Another (with Daniela Pălimariu), Botanischer Garten & Vitrine-PROGR, Bern (CH);
Fete cu idei [Băieţi şi picturi], Lateral ArtSpace, Fabrica de Pensule, Cluj (RO);
South by Southeast. A Further Surface, Guangdong Times Museum, (CN);
Critical Moments, Shed im Eisenwerk, Frauenfeld (CH);
Esthetics of Learning, Printmaking Gallery, The University of the Arts in Philadelphia (US);
2015
Mapping Bucharest: Art, Memory, and Revolution 1916–2016, Vienna Biennale;
Une autre cité, Tranzit Bucharest (RO);
Other Rooms, Galeria Plan B Cluj (RO);
2014
salonvideo_SUBmissions, MAGMA Contemporary Medium, Sf. Gheorghe (RO)
Dispositions in Time and Space, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (RO)
]hiatus[, salon video / R.A.M. Media Art Festival Arad 2014 (RO)
And Yet There Was Art!, Leopold Museum / Vienna (AU);
2013
Dear Money, Salonul de Proiecte / Viennafair 2013 (AU)
2012
What We Destroy and Celebrate at the Same Time, Salonul de Proiecte, Bucharest (RO)
O Que Acontece Depois, Centro Cultural, Cartaxo (Portugal)
2011
Crossover, Lethaby Gallery, London (UK)
Glory Hole, Elthorne Road, Archway, London (UK)
013, Concourse Gallery, Archway, London (UK)
Foire Internationale du Dessin 2011, Paris, France
The Garden View, Andreiana Mihail Gallery, Bucharest (RO)
2010
As You Desire Me, Gallery of Contemporary Art of Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu (RO);
13 Places, Concourse Gallery, Archway, London (UK)
Events
2019
Polyphonic, StAnza Scotland's International Poetry Festival
2018
Poetryfest, Brussels (BE)
2016
Untitled (From R to W), April 6, artist talk, Stadtbibliothek, Winterthur (CH)

Public collections
Collection Collective
Sammlung Winterthur, Stadtbibliothek Winterthur, Switzerland

Residencies / Stipends / Awards
2018
Artists-in-Residence, quartier21 / MuseumsQuartier, Wien (AU)
2017
Artists-in-Residence, Embassy of Foreign Artists, Geneva (CH)
2016
Artists-in-Residence, Residency.ch, PROGR, Bern (CH)
Artists-in-Residence, Villa Straeuli, Winterthur (CH)
2011
Nova Award Commendation, The Lowe+Partners Award for Fresh Creative Talent, Lethaby Gallery, London; Roger & Sarah Bancroft Clark Charitable Trust Award
2010
A Curriculum, A Foundation Artist Residency, Liverpool 2010 – short-listed
Ratiu Family Charitable Foundation Award
Open Horizons, Dinu Patriciu Foundation Award

Commissions
2017
CORNER fotbal + societate, #6
2013
IDEA. Art + Society, #44

Selected articles, books, and reviews
Croitoru, Alexandra (ed.) Open Calls 2011–2016, catalogue, published by Salonul de proiecte Association, Bucharest, Romania, 2017;
Flores, D. Patrick and Mihuleț, Anca Verona (ed.), South by Southeast. A Further Surface, catalogue, 2016;
Jurman, Urška (ed.), Extending the dialogue, published by Igor Zabel Association for Culture and Theory, Archive Books, ERSTE Foundation, 2016;
Lesen Lernen, Der Landbote, April 23, 2016;
Auf der Suche nach «R» und «W», interview, Stadtanzeiger Winterthur, Issue 14, April 5, 2016;
Grennberger, Martin, Rörelser mellan utställning och film, Kunstkritikk review, 2015;
Croitoru, Alexandra and Radu, Magda (ed.), Dear Money, published by Salonul de proiecte Association, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, 2014;
Weinhäupl, Peter; Leopold, Elisabeth; Ristić, Ivan, and Kutzenberger, Stefan (ed.), And Yet There Was Art!, catalogue, Brandstätter 2014;
Hammond, J. (ed.), The Catlin Guide 2012: New Artists in the UK, published by Catlin Holdings Limited, 2012;
Hurrah for the Young Turks!, The Independent (UK), November 20, 2011

Education
2011
MA Fine Art, Byam Shaw, Central Saint Martins, UAL (UK)
2003
BA Fine Art, University of Art and Design, Cluj-Napoca (RO)
2002
Erasmus, University of Castilla–la Mancha, Cuenca (ES)