Bucharest Art Pavilion

For the safe unfolding of the event, the temporary Art Safari museum will implement the norms established by the authorities by Order no. 2941/1120/2020 published in the Official Gazette, Part I no. 531 of June 19, 2020.

The Bucharest Art Pavilion – Art Safari, at its 7th edition and counting over 163.000 visitors since the beginning, takes place annually under the patronage of Bucharest City Hall and is a unique cultural event in Romania in terms of structure and concept.  “Gheorghe Petrașcu” Museum Pavilion invites the public to rediscover the work of Gheorghe Petrașcu, one of the most important masters of Romanian painting, the Central Pavilion – “Bucharest School” brings contemporary art from the ’90 and on, the exhibition dedicated to Sabin Bălașa, a contemporary painter famous for his shades of blue and fairy tale-like characters, the International Pavilion “Guerrilla Girls” premieres in Romania with the rebellious art of the anonymous feminist art group, Art Safari Kids and Children’s Pavilion will host artworks made by the little ones while in lock-down, the Guest Country section is dedicated to ISRAEL represented by contemporary artist Gili Avissar, the Night Tours visiting experience includes a guided tours of the exhibitions, live performances and music. Art Safari places Bucharest among great European cultural capitals.

2020 Edition

  • “Gheorghe Petrașcu” Museum Pavilion, powered by Catena. Curators: Ovidiu Cîrstina, Ruxandra Dumitru;
  • Central Pavilion “Bucharest School”. Curator: Silvia Rogozea;
  • “Sabin Bălașa – Blue” exhibition. Curator: Ioana Spiridon;
  • Guerrilla Girls International Pavilion
  • Children’s Pavilion – Art is Your Superpower – a special exhibition with all the works made by the little ones during the state at home
  • Guest country ISRAEL – Gili Avissar
  • Art Safari Kids – art classes and guided tours for kids;
  • Night Tours – a sightseeing experience that includes a guided tour of exhibitions, live performances and music

Our Team

IOANA CIOCAN

General Manager Art Safari


SILVIA ROGOZEA

Curator Central Pavilion


IOANA SPIRIDON

Curator Sabin Bălașa exhibition


RUXANDRA DUMITRU

Curator Museum Pavilion


ATTILA KIM

Arhitect


VLAD BABENCO

VIP Tour Manager


ROXANA CLAIN

Art Safari Kids Director


ALEXANDRA MARIN

PR specialist


ELIZA LEȘANU

Brand Manager


BIANCA DUMITRACHE

Event Executive


ALEXANDRA MATEI

Event Executive


IOANA GAVRIL

Social Media Guru


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

Călin Dan

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Central Pavilion Curator 2019

Zoltan Soos

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Museum Pavilion Curator 2019

Mihai Zgondoiu

Fighting with Mozart! by Mihai Zgondoiu, interactive art installation 2013-2018_patrat
Supercontemporary Pavilion Curator 2019

Alina Șerban

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„Natural-Cultural” Museum
 Pavilion Curator 2018

Hervé Mikaeloff

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„Art on Stage” Central
 Pavilion Curator 2018

Wim Waelput

Wim Waelput
Central Exhibition Curator 2017

Raya Zommer-Tal

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Central Exhibition Curator 2016

Volunteers

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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.
Art Safari SRL

RO32488890

J40/14297/2013

Garanti Bank S.A. RO76UGBI0000822003141RON (RON) RO78UGBI0000822003136EUR (EUR) RO75UGBI0000822003137USD (USD)

SWIFT: UGBIROBU

BIC: UGBI

ArtSociety Cultural Foundation

RO 27241795

OTP Bank Romania S.A. RO97OTPV0000000002069104 (RON) RO82OTPV670000M637190002 (EUR)

SWIFT: OTPVROBU

BIC: OTPV

Archive

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Art Safari Office

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