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Artists CV    artwork
Nicolae Comanescu

1968 born in Pitesti, Romania
Lives and works in Bucharest, Romania


Education
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1998 Graduate University of Arts, Bucharest


Grants
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2005:
Künstlerspecial_
Siemens_artLab, Wien, Austria
2003:
Giovane emergente europeo Trieste Contemporanea 2003, Trieste, Italy
1999:
Youth Award offered by Artexpo Foundation, Bucharest, Romania for Rostopasca's group activities in 1998.


Solo Exhibitions
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2005
Siemens_artLab, Wien, Austria.
2004
Grand Prix Remix, ( Visual Shampoo Consumer Product _ mid city shower version ), National Museum of Contemporary Art, Etaj 3/4 Gallery, Bucharest (cat.). Curator: Stefan Tiron
2003
Nofocus-DEMO, Trieste Contemporanea, Istituto Tommaseo, Trieste (cat.). Curator: Ruxandra Balaci
2001
Lex Luthor Found Projects, Gad Photogallery/Artexpo Foundation, Bucharest
2000
Briemberg algorithm, with Floe, Atelier 35, Bucharest


Group Exhibitions
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2005
Depot - "This is not an exhibition", National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest. Curator: Mihai Oroveanu
CENTRAL, New Art from New Europe, Eine Initiative von Siemens_artLab und BA-CA Artforum, Tresor im BA-CA Kunstforum, Wien, organized by Ernst Hilger Gallery, Wien
2004
Roumanie.exe, CNIT de La Defense, Paris, ESCO art contemporain and l'ESSEC Executive MBA Project. Curator: Andreiana Mihail
“Romanian artists (and not only) love the Ceausescus Palace?!” National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (cat.) Curator: Ruxandra Balaci
Central – New Art from New Europe (cat.), Salzburg, Graz, Sofia, Bucharest, Belgrade organized by Ernst Hilger Gallery, Wien.
"VIDEOSPRITZ" Trieste Contemporanea, Istituto Tommaseo, Trieste
Romanian Contemporary Painting, selection of commissioner Gunter Verheugen, European Commission, Bruxelles (cat.)
Docu Fiction, REX Cultural Centrum, Belgrade, Curator Alina Serban
2003
PREVIEWS-KalinderuMediaLab/National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest. Curator: Ruxandra Balaci
Docu Fiction UAUIM Hall, Bucharest, Curator Alina Serban
Emergent Art on the Romanian Art Scene-video-screening in MACRO, Rome. Curator: Ruxandra Balaci
2002
Creativity & cognition 2002, Loughborough University Art Gallery
8th Venice Architecture Biennial, Romanian Pavilion, D.S.B.A. project (cat.)
Weird Screen, Micromuseum, Moni Lazariston, Thessaloniki
Free Manifesta, Frankfurt
Free Biennial, New York/ TWITCH VISUAL & POLITI-VIDEO, Remote Lounge, N.Y.
Bound/less Borders, first outdoor touring Balkan project, Belgrade, Sarajevo, Bucharest, Sofia, Kassel (cat.)
Festival RDV roumain, Espace en Cours, Paris
Mirror at the bottom, A Virtual Memorial
Re:combo, Recife, Brazil
Reload, Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum/ iS.CaM/ Net-Art Open Exhibition / 2002.
Twice Upon A Time... Balkan Video presentation, Istituto Svizzero, Rome. Curator: Dobrila Denegri
World View 2002/ Cinema electronica
Coop_01, Atelier 35 / Coop_02, Kalinderu Medialab/MNAC, Bucharest
2001
Videotree, Firenze
Trieste Contemporanea Central European Video Art presentation, Trieste
Digital Media Festival, Quezon City, Philippines (cat.)
Mediaterra Festival, Micromuseum, Fournos Center for Art and Technology, Athens-Lavrion, Sofia-Plovdiv, Maribor, Frankfurt (cat.)
Festival Computer Space, Sofia
Rostopasca insert in Context Network, 49 Venice Biennial, Romanian Pavilion (cat.). Curator: Alexandru Patatics
Periferic Biennial, Iasi/ Lex Luthor Found Projects
Virtual Mine, Saarland, Germany (cat.)
Video Lounge Festival, Outer Limits, New York
Transcafe, New Gallery, Bucharest
Rostopasca, Atelier 35, Bucharest
2000
Transitionland, National Museum of Art Bucharest (cat.) Curator: Ruxandra Balaci
Rostopasca Alliance, Czech Center, Bucharest
Argos project, Vevey, Switzerland (cat.)
Transferatu, ifa Gallery Berlin, Rostemplation, (ifa Gallery Bonn, 2001) (cat.)
Bananas, performance -installation, Rostopasca Group, Periferic Festival, Iasi (cat.)
1999
Totally Blinds, Rostopasca group performance simultaneously developed in Bucharest and Annart Festival, Sf. Ana Lake


Projects
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ROSTOPASCA GROUP _ colaborative project _ (1998 _ 2002)
GRAND PRIX REMIX (2004 _
WRONGBEACH (2004 _