Month: December 2017

10+ Insanely Creative Artists and Initiatives To Keep Your Eye On Next Year

[:en] Local art scene was always a good scene. Whether they are musicians or photo newcomers (let’s be honest, mostly photo newcomers!), 2017 has been a fruitful one, at least for Cultartes. We’ve connected with and featured so many incredible people that we lost count. We made a list of […]

Scratching the Surface of Romanian Pornceptualism (II)

As I said in my previous story, I’m well aware Romanian pornceptualism has nothing to do with the homonym Berlin-based movement, nor is a movement itself. What I’m doing here is trying to identify local artists working at the junction between art and pornography. I recently stumbled upon the work […]

[:en]Hala Fix: ‘We’re Done With Acting in Bars!'[:]

[:en] Romania is the place where young actors play in bar basements, musicians work as bartenders while having a show and visual artists exhibit in coffee places. And all that seemed all right, adequate even, until a bar that used to live a double life – providing drinks on day time […]

‘Bulgaria’s Abandoned Soviet Spaceship’ – Photos by Dimitri Bourriau

[:en] Dimitri Bourriau, who also goes by the name of his brand Jahz (JahzDesign) is a “multifaceted self-taught artist” based in France. His freelance artworks cover, among other things: design, fashion and photography. His latest series centers Buzludzha, “Bulgaria’s abandoned Soviet spaceship”, as he calls it. Buzludzha is a holy place for photographers […]

Siesta and Downtown Isolation – Ulmo Carcosa’s Photography

[:en] Martin Della Savia or Ulmo Carcosa is a photographer based in Argentina. His photography is a lost reminder of how to embrace solitude at the periphery of a big city. He captures a variety o subjects in an ongoing experiment of finding his trademark: nostalgic landscapes, warehouse nudes, daily […]

O Luptă Între Viață și Bass sau Viceversa, “Electric PLAY”

[:en] “Electric PLAY”, înseamnă ritm. În primul rând, este acel ritm în care un artist, Bogdan Diaconeasa, își găsește timpul necesar pentru a concepe un material. În Decembrie, dacă te uiți cu atenție, se întâmplă ceva special cu acest proiect, Bass Battle. Și mai este ritmul în sine, treaba aia […]

‘I Have My Issues With December’ – Photo & Text by Raluca Roşu

[:en] I have my issues, you have your issues, we all have our issues: December with its holidays I have my issues with December. In psychology there is a term particularly suitable to my personal troubles around this period: anniversary effect or anniversary reaction. For me, it started as early as […]

Metafore Audiovizuale în Noul Clip Modern Ghosts of the Road

[:ro] Modern Ghosts of the Road este, într-un fel, chipul mai puțin vizibil a lui Alexandru Das. Stiți voi, Valerinne, tipul care face clipuri mișto, se ocupă și de grafică, d-astea. Mda, bun. Am mai urmărit, printre picături ce-i drept, ce se întâmplă cu proiectul ăsta și, în ultima vreme, […]

Irina Gache

Freya in The Garden of Soul (Ep 12)- Photo & Text by Irina Gache

[:en]Freya in the Garden of Soul is an episode-based surrealist novel that I decided to publish online as I go along with the writing process. It focuses on the journey of a character named Freya in the realms of the unconscious where she meets and interacts with different phantasmagorical characters that challenge her […]


“I CAN’T SEE”, expoziție în Cluj-Napoca, semnată de Luiza Preda

[:en] Vineri, pe 8 decembrie, Luiza Preda te invită la Muzeul de Artă din Cluj-Napoca, începând cu ora 19:00, cu ocazia vernisării proiectului fotografic “I CAN’T SEE”. Expoziția a fost gândită sub formă de instalație, unde trebuie să găsești ceea ce a fost pierdut prin labirintul de aproximativ 70 de […]