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Events | September 6, 2013 |

Border Cities & New Identities | Romania 2013

Border Cities & New Identities, International Art Festival of Architecture, Photography, Video Art, Computer Graphics, Painting and Performing Art, was held in Suceava (Romania), at The Water Plant “Uzina de Apa” – Center of Architecture, Urban Culture and Landscape, from the 26th July to 02nd August 2013. Thirty-three artists, from different countries, were selected to be part of this project. The event, organized by International ArtExpo and curated by Luca Curci, dealt with the theme of mixing identities and urban environment.

The winner of 1 International Exhibition organized by International ArtExpo is Stephanie Roland from Belgium.


The selection was based on the main concept of hybridization between identities and urban environment, as the result of liquid identities and liquid contacts between people. People, backgrounds, societies, progress and all their inputs creates hybrid identities, modifying each other and being mixed in prospect to shape a better world. Mixing sustainable transport; modern (ICT) communication infrastructure; sustainable economic development; and wise management of natural resources, human, intellectual and social capital, is the key to reach a future better life quality.

The exhibition was reviewed by International and Romanian press; and was visited every day by many International visitors and Romanian citizens particularly sensitive to the contemporary art new languages.

The Center of Architecture, Urban Culture and Landscape “Uzina de Apa” is the result of a  conversion of an old, abandoned Water Plant into a Cultural Center. The project results as a collaboration including municipal authorities, local community and an array of architects, engineers and students. Moreover, private contractors and companies dedicated to innovative techniques are involved to achieve an exemplary public-private partnership. Although originally conceived as a technological construction, the new “Water Plant” is now capable of hosting events ranging from conferences to concerts and exhibitions. By reclaiming its place in the city, this project attempts the true meaning of the word “sustainability” (sus = under and tenere = to hold) – to keep in existence, to maintain and prolong.

International ArtExpo would like to acknowledge all the video artists for their effort, vision, and passion for contemporary art.

.video artists
Fred L’Epee . Switzerland | Katrina Stamatopoulos . Australia | Sofia Wickman . The Netherlands | Kalle Hamm and Dzamil Kamannger . Finland | Elodie Albergel . Israel | Nicolas Morrison . Australia | Gian Cruz . Philippines | Mar Garrido . Spain | Kate MacDonald . Canada | Toni Simò . Spain | Jelena Dejanovska . Serbia | Stephanie Roland . Belgium | Pilar Calero . Spain | Peter Ainsworth . UK

.photo artists
Marcela Arias . Mexico | Javier Bassi . Uruguay | Roger J Renberg . Norway | Sultana Raza . Luxembourg | Nina Moilanen . Finland | Arwa Ramadan . UAE | Emiliano Santoro . UK | Ilia Yefimovich . Israel | Asiku Svetlana . Serbia | CMPerceptions . USA | Vimarie Serrano . Puerto Rico | Adam Paul Verity . UK | James Voller . Australia | Katherine York . Germany

.painters
Bertram Marstaller . Germany | Andreas Tomblin . Cyprus

.computer graphics artist
Elaine Eiger . Brazil | Ulrich Riedel . Germany

.performer
Wooguru . Germany

International ArtExpo is an International art organization that provides a significant forum for cultural dialogue between all artists from different cultures and countries. We depend on the support of you. ArtExpo is grateful to all of the institutions, corporations, and individuals who support our efforts. We work with a number of national and international galleries as well as publishers, museums, curators and writers from all over the world. We help artists through solo and group exhibitions, gallery representation, magazine reviews and advertisements, press releases, internet promotion, as well as various curatorial projects.

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