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    Erasmus students exhibition in Cluj-Napoca May 2013
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During our Erasmus experience in Cluj-Napoca (RO), we decided with a small group to create art works around a common theme : a place we discovered and called the Abandoned Communist Cinema. We used to go there to play around, jump in huge stacks of film strips and find inspiration. 
Angela Kallo and Diana Dragau Chirila, teaching Installation and Performing Arts at the Universitatea de Arta si Design encouraged us to come together as a collective of artists in order to create this exhibition. 
My role as organizer and curator of this project was to make sure everything was done right and in time and that each artwork had the opportunity to live and exist among other works.
Beside our personnal works, we had to face the usual challenges you meet when organizing an exhibition : clean another abandoned space called Cetatuie's Arsenal so we could exhibit, divide the space for everyone's work, create posters and leaflets, collaborate with the school and the different parties involved with the help of our coordinators.

Our main focus in this exhibition was to let people have the same experience we had when discovering the Abandoned Communist Cinema : walk everywhere, discover every corner of each room, play with filmstrips, touch with our hands the different materials around us that invaded this odd space. Also, we did not want to recreate the cinema, but we wanted to create a new space expressing our feelings towards it.

Our exhibition was part of Zilele Cluj City Days, Scena Urbana. We got promotion in the newspapers, radio and television TVR Cluj made a documentary about us. Romanian critiques said Cluj had not had such a thing for the last ten years.

"It's not a school project, it's contemporary art".
Exhibition opening video made by Alica Belkova (SL)
Poster made by Mieke Muller (DE) and me (BE)
Poster made by Mieke Muller (DE) and me (BE)
Installation room by Weronika Tyrpa (PL)
Installation
Window by Raphaël Allegro (BE)
Installation
End-Of-File by Laura Aubrée (FR)
Digital and analog photography
 
http://aubreelaura.tumblr.com
Two Opinions by George Szabo (RO)
Sculpture
Gateway by Weronika Tyrpa (PL)
Found footage objects
Untitled by Brice Mourlet (FR)
Analog photography
 
http://bricemo.tumblr.com
Ghosts by Malgozata Goliszeska (PL)
Laboratory developed cinema film stills
 
http://goliszewska.blogspot.ro/
Furnitures by Rémi Chassagne (FR)
The State of Distrophy by Artur Rozen (PL)
Video art
Cascade by Raphaël Allegro (BE) & Laura Aubrée (FR)
Installation
Workers Leaving the Lumiere Factory by Andrea Hegedüs (HU)
Video art
Fortune Telling by Malgozata Goliszeska (PL)
Performance
Analog Projector by Artur Rozen (PL)
Installation
Jump by Cloé Carbonara (FR)
Video of collective performance
Untitled by Raphaël Allegro (BE)
Performance and video projection

Discover detailed presentation of this project on Behance
http://www.behance.net/gallery/Untitled-by-Raphael-Allegro/10300877
Tv documentary by Hungarian tv of Cluj
 
 
 
 

This Behance presentation will never represent the emotional power 
and the variety of this exhibition, I apologize for this.