About 2019

Organized by Art Society Cultural Centre Foundation and curated by acclaimed Romanian and International experts, the annual Art Safari, held under the patronage of Bucharest City Hall, is one of Eastern Europe’s largest and most exciting arts events. We showcase new and historic Romanian masterpieces and international art to over 125,000 visitors through our Central Pavilion, Museum Pavilion, International Pavilion, Guest Artists and educational programmes.

2019 Edition

  • Museum Pavilion ”Tonitza and the Childhood Genius”, curator Zoltán Soós,  assistant curator Ioana Spiridon;
  • Central Pavilion „REPVBLICA. About shadows in sculpture” curator Călin Dan, assistant curator Sandra Demetrescu;
  • Supercontemporary Pavilion „Young Blood. The Art of Your Times”, curator Mihai Zgondoiu, assistant curator Ioana Spiridon;
  • Art Safari Kids – art classes and guided tours for kids;
  • The International Pavilion – in collaboration with the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China and the China Cultural Centre
  • Guest Artists –  in partnership with the Embassy of Germany, the Embassy of Ireland, the Embassy of Israel and the Russian Centre for Science and Culture
  • Art Talks – supported by the Art Management Institute, brings together artists, curators, art collectors, academics, and professionals.

 

Our Team

IOANA CIOCAN

General Manager Art Safari


CĂLIN DAN

Curator for the Cultural Pavilion 2019


ZOLTÁN SOÓS

Curator for the Museum Pavilion 2019


MIHAI ZGONDOIU

Supercontemporary Pavilion Curator 2019


ADINA RENȚEA

Cultural Programs Manager


ALIN COMȘA

Education Program Director


ROXANA CLAIN

Art Safari Kids Director


IOANA SPIRIDON

Asisstant Curator



ALEXANDRA MARIN

PR specialist


BIANCA DUMITRACHE

Event Executive


ELIZA LEȘANU

Brand Manager


VLAD BABENCO

VIP Tour Manager


ATTILA KIM

Arhitect


Ambassadors

IOAN COCAN


Ioan Cocan is a tech entrepreneur, co-founder of Tremend, a business he helped grew from a small consulting to a 250+ people organization. He is a promoter of Romanian values and believes engineering is an art.

ADA CONDEESCU


Ada Condeescu is an Art Safari ambassador and you met her for the first time in 2010 when she played in If I Want to Whistle, I Whistle. Ada received in 2011 the Heart of Sarajevo Award for Best Actress for her role in Loverboy and in 2013 she won the Shooting Stars trophy at Berlinale.

CRISTIAN ȘIMONCA


Cristian Șimonca aka. Otravă is a blogger and writes about everything he likes to do in his spare time, and this is his permanent job. He also writes about theater, film, and everything about art. From sculpture to the art of common sense. You can read his thoughts on bloguluotrava.ro.

AVI CICIREAN


Flaviu (Avi) Cicirean is a collector of contemporary artworks, a passion that is not hard to justify considering his affinity for creative industries. Flaviu Cicirean is also an entrepreneur, creative director, expert branding, and music producer. As an entrepreneur, Flaviu Cicirean founded two landmark companies for business, both in Romania and Europe: Brand Emotion and Brand Minds.

CRISTIAN PREOTU


Cristian Preotu is passionate about art in all of its forms - from painting to gastronomy, from architecture to oenology. Specialized in importing and selling gastronomical products, fine wines and drinks, the Le Manoir owner operates some of Bucharest's finest restaurants, located near the Art Safari Bucharest pavilion - Le Bistrot Français - known for its remarkable gallery of classic Romanian painters -, La Vinuri and SushiRoom.

Young ambassadors

Past curators

Hervé Mikaeloff

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„Art on Stage” Central
 Pavilion Curator 2018

Alina Șerban

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„Natural-Cultural” Museum
 Pavilion Curator 2018

Wim Waelput

Wim Waelput
Central Exhibition Curator 2017

Raya Zommer-Tal

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Central Exhibition Curator 2016

Volunteers

Info

Art Safari invites arts enthusiasts to get involved in the cultural event and experience its programmes first-hand. On-site volunteers are given capacity building opportunities that involve supervising the artworks, manning welcome desks, interacting with guests, providing information to visitors and other tasks depending on the programmes and areas that are working in. Also the volunteers can be art of the team before starting the event.

Applications are now open. Send us your CV at info@artsafari.ro.
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Art Safari Office

  • Cesianu-Racovita Palace 5, C.A. Rosetti Str, 1st District, Bucharest 010281
  • info@artsafari.ro