X Platform’s 2nd Edition – Open Call for Young Visual and Multimedia Artists

4Culture Association in co-production with Tangaj Dance, WASP – Working Art Space and Production and Life Long Burning launch the 2nd edition of X Platform, a residency program dedicated to the new generation of visual artists across Europe that supports the research and the production of interactive, new and trans-media projects. The first edition of […]

Romanian Photographers Gather to Put The Thief Website Wallpart to The Ground

Wallpart.com, self-proclaimed as ‘the world’s largest online shop of posters and wall decor’ got people’s negative attention after more and more users started to accuse it of stealing people’s images and use them for profit.  What’s most likely to be an online scam to get user’s personal data, Wallpart removes itself from any kind of responsability: ‘We don’t […]

Photo-Compilation ‘Electric Castle 2015’. One Look and You Can Say: “I Was There!”

Valeriu Catalineanu, Romanian photographer, founder of Romanian Club Culture and guest on Cultartes Magazine was there, in the middle of Electric Castle 2015, probably the best music festival in years, according to the number of attendandees and its intense, almost obsessive promotion on every online and social media channel in the past few weeks. The photographer […]

Even More Rainbow in Your Newsfeed

Your newsfeed is already full of your friends’ colorful pictures and LGBD/Pride/legal same-sex marriage supporting images. Yesterday is history. And not because it’s past tense, but because it’ll be written in history books. Keep this date in your mind, the 26th of June, 2015, and delight your eyes with even more colorful artworks. Main photo: […]

Romanian Polaroid Photographers Community Calls For Collaborators

One of the most well conceptualized Romanian photographers community – Romanian Polaroid Photographers – is looking for interns (aka “Polaroid loving human beings”) in order to help the community expand its horizons and spread the polaroid message. So, if you’re a passionate about polaroid photography, you’re organized and speak English fluently, you’re good with words […]

In Romania There’s an Unreal Solar Tree That Provides Electricity, Light and Wi-Fi

The amazing invention is a real-size replica of an actual tree. The idea belongs to VS Technik Energy, a Romanian company with 10 years of experience in alternative energy development and it was launched as a part-project of Street Delivery X (2015). The VTree Fractal (also called ROBOTree) is a beautifully fractal-designed solar-powered prototype placed in […]

Did Someone Say ‘SkirtBike’? Yes, Please!

This Sunday, women from 12 Romanian cities will ride their bikes wearing skirts, in a national stylish parade whose main goals are to make a fashion statement, to “celebrate the independence and empowerment that cycling can provide to all women” and to increase the number of bicycles on the streets in a chic, healthy manner.  […]

Anti-Gay Protest Happening Just Hours Before Bucharest’s Gay Pride Parade

Bucharest Pride@Arcul de Triumf, the sexual diversity march, is a movement promoted and sustained by ACCEPT, the first Romanian organization which fights for gay rights and against gay discrimination. A healthy and friendly way of showing us a reality, I’d say. But, as usual, today’s Romanian Gay Pride event faced another hit. Just hours before the actual parade, the national […]

Enter to Get a Double-Invitation to ‘INTERSECTION’ Contemporary Art Event

Win a double-invitation to INTERSECTION, the two days contemporary art event which will be happening at the end of this month (May, 29-30), at Halele Carol, Bucharest, Romania. “Work in Progress and The reart.ro re-unite at Halele Carol, Bucharest, where for two days (May 29 and 30, 2015) they will be presenting a new contemporary art and urban culture event, INTERSECTION, which will […]

The First Romanian Illustrators-Only Magazine is About To Be a Thing

Romanian Illustrators Club is launching today Tărcat Magazine, the first national magazine dedicated to illustrators around the country and not only. As the creators already specified on the magazine’s new Facebook page, “each issue of Tărcat will be presenting three members of the Illustrators Club and an extra (maybe foreigner) illustrator”. “Between all the drawings, you’ll be able […]

“Kusturician” Documentary about Romanian “Heigh-Ho!” Rural Society Will Be Released Next Week

Heirupist is a Romanian artificial word which describes the character of a person who takes part in a team and does nothing but pretending to work with the others. It comes from the interjection hei-rup! (en. heigh-ho! or ahoy!). This word suits inarguably the idea of “Tătă lumea din comuna noastră” (en. All The People […]

Listen and Download the New Album from Romanian Rock Band Pinholes

Pinholes, Romanian alternative rock band, released their new album – “Era Pietrelor Neșlefuite” (en. The Age of The Unsmoothed Stones)  two months ago (on February, 19, to be specific). Recently, they also launched the official music video for the first album single: “Porcul Spinos” (en. Spiny Pig). The video was realized in collaboration with LUNO (the […]

Internet Responds to Bucharest St. George Graffiti Paint-Over Actions

In Romania it’s completely legit for the Church to paint over a graffiti in order to send us back in Middle Ages. If you still had your doubts that we’re a theistic nation, now you’ve got your damned proof. The fact that in 2015 priests don’t pay any forms of specific kind of taxes as they’re the […]

ElectroLive Session – Electro Music and Visual Arts Festival to Happen This Month

ElectroLive Session 2015 is the first international festival of electro music and visual arts in the northeast Romania. The event will happen on May, 22nd and 23rd, in Iasi (Moldova Exhibit Center, Nicolina). For two nights straight, the ElectroLive Session festival will bring on the stage well-known artists from all over Europe – Germany, France, UK, […]

Get Your Boobs Ready! Today Is The International Grab a Boob Day!

The online event created by the Amsterdam-based Facebook users Zindzi Zevenbergen and Noémi Van De Pol is on today, the 3rd of May, 2015. International Grab a Boob Day was initiated at the beginning of this year, and since its appearance it gathered over 540k interested users (or 1.1 million boobs!). IGBD it’s not an official event, […]

The New Video from Robin and The Backstabbers is Heartwarming as Hell

The new video of Romanian pop band Robin and The Backstabbers is a big slice of good mood. The music video created for the single “Muzică în cântece” (en. Music in Songs) marks the band’s 5th anniversary and it’s a combination of youth, full of life dancing moves, laughters and, frankly, an illustrations of what real love […]

‘INTERSECTION’, Two Days of Contemporary Art Fusion at Halele Carol (Bucharest)

[UPDATE] Win a double invitation to the event. Find out how, here. After a first collaboration in 2013 which transformed a parking space (Ciclop Garage) into a permanent urban art gallery, Work in Progress and The reart.ro re-unite at Halele Carol, Bucharest, where for two days (May 29 and 30, 2015) they will be presenting a new contemporary art and urban culture event, […]

Get Dressed In Love For the 2nd Issue of AUTOR Magazine Launching

The 2nd Issue of AUTOR Magazine is scheduled to be launched on wednesday this week (29th of April, 7 pm), in Bucharest (on the MNAC terrace). After a quick self-introduction, I discovered AUTOR’s beautiful concept. The creators published their first issue last year (after a pilot edition in 2013). The idea behind the magazine was […]

Pump Up Your Artistic Muscles On The ‘INTERSECTION’ Teaser

The three days art event will be happening in Bucharest (Halele Carol) next month (28-30 May). INTERSECTION, a spiced mixture of contemporary art exhibitions, workshops, performances, films and DJ sets, is the “wonderkid” of Work in Progress (Romanian entity focused on contemporary artistic projects) and The RE:ART (thereart.ro), one of those artsy websites you can’t stop […]

This is How The Bucharest International Light Festival Looks Like

‘Spotlight‘, Bucharest International Light Festival is the first edition of a three days art event (23-25 April, 2015) set on Victory Square (ro. Calea Victoriei), and it integrates a whole series of art installations, lighting urban shows and architectural projections. The festival is organized by the Bucharest Municipality, through ARCUB, and its purpose is to raise awareness […]

Illustrator Teams Up With Craftswoman to Print His Visual Diary on Wood

The Romanian illustrator Paul Vîrlan has recently published a series of 6 illustrations that show real-life secrets. The project is called “Lucy: The Diary”, and we’ve already found out the story behind it on an interview with the artist for the 1st Issue of Cultartes Magazine (dec. 2014-jan. 2015). “Being a diary I couldn’t dare […]

Artists Reveal Gory and Beautiful Ancient-Like Heart-Shaped Jewelry Collection

Alexandru Nimurad (designer, illustrator) and Vika Tonu (jewelry-designer), two Bucharest-based Romanian artists, teamed-up and created this gorgeous collection of non-conformist traditional blouses that comes together with a special series of heart-shaped jewelry. The two-parts project is called “Untamed Skin” & “Ensemble of Broken Pieces” and it’s one of the most senseful artistic projects I’ve seen in […]

REDU – New Local Store Embraces The Slow Fashion Movement

A new social enterprise opened its doors these days in Iași, Romania. It is called REDU and the idea belongs to a Romanian NGO – “Mai Bine” (en.”Better”). So, what’s so special about the new local store? As I already mentioned, the place is practically a shop where customers can buy clothes from, except the clothes […]