Ioana Ciocan is an independent curator and the director of Art Safari Bucharest, vice-president of the Union of Fine Artists in Romania and member of the Scientific Council of the Cotroceni National Museum. In 2015-16 she was part of the Curatorium team who developed the bid for Bucharest 2021 – European Capital of Culture. Ioana is also the initiator and coordinator of several art programs in the public space, she curated different art exhibitions and is a lecturer on a regular basis at various conferences regarding Art in Public Spaces and Curatorial practice. She is a member in specialized juries and an associate editor for Arta Magazine. Ioana Ciocan published at Vellant a+b (2016), Transformation. Romanian Sculpture 25 Years After the Revolution (2015) and Proiect 1990-art in Public Spaces, Bucharest 2010-2014 (2014).