Despite the Fearless Look, Lupu Marius’s Exclusive Series Embrace a Natural Sensibility

Whenever I say Marius Lupu has reached his best, he proves me wrong. I honestly can find the right amount of words to describe his work that is not already known. I’ve been totally shut down when he sends me the photos, he has a specific, kinky, raw style. It lights up your eyes, the […]

Diana Vrinceanu – Between Nowhere and Everwhere

1995. Bill Clinton “mistakenly” confirms that Area 51 exists. Microsoft releases Windows 95, the first major consumer-oriented edition of Windows. Ebola epidemic kills almost 250 people in Central-Africa. And, finally, the instant-cult, independent film “Kids”, directed by Larry Clark, sees the big screen. Starring prominent actresses in their youth, such as Chloë Sevigny or Rosario […]

Cristina Vlas and A New Fascination with Drawing on Wood (Interview)

Cristina Vlas is a young artist born in Republic of Moldova, whose works I first saw on Facebook. I guess there’s no need for a longer introduction, we kinda asked her everything we were curious about. You can visit her page WoodPortrait for more images or for orders. Hi, Cristina! First thing off, tell us […]

Mona Vulpoiu’s Queenly Jewels Suggest a Hypnotic Effect

It’s been a while since I first saw Mona Vulpoiu‘s delightful, compelling, alien-like jewels. Utopic brand led me to her, since she’s in charge of this project. Step by step I came to realize her creations are truly dreamy and quite bold. Mona’s work may seem simple for some of you, but I actually see […]

C’est Lui, Paul Virlan!

Romanian illustrator Paul Virlan (featured here) is going to exhibit this month a series of artworks in an venue meant to set up a milestone in his artistic development. From 30th of June and until 14 of July, if you’re in Bucharest you can come by Copper’s Pub to witness “C’est Moi”, the artist’s transmorphism seen through […]

Lucian Harbada’s Collages Offer a New, Unusual Perspective on Life and Reality

I recently ran into Lucian Harbada‘s work and I’m feeling excited I eventually did this. He creates impressing minimalist collages, managing to offer a new and unusual perspective on life and reality. Lucian presents his own parallel world, where everything seem to be surrounded by the vast emptiness of space. I mostly enjoy how he […]

There are Infinite Reasons to Love Temptation of Sin Series by Stefan Neagu

Stefan Neagu‘s Temptation of Sin series is an approach to reality, a call for pushing the boundaries. Some bizarre emotions get a chance to speak in these pictures. Stefan focuses on portrait photography, it’s like he tries to examine the changes happened in a female representation; the result is both outstanding and poetic. Already known […]

Cultartes x Bad Jubies Apparel: The Story Behind this Photo Shooting

So I guess he did it again and this time we were dead serious involved. Lupu Marius made a special photo shooting featuring Cultartes and Bad Jubies Apparel sweet t-shirts. It’s more like a fashion story starring Melania Spataru and Raula Hutan; a story based and about capturing the essence of a badass friendship and […]

An End is A Beginning. Cardinal {Interview}

Cardinal is a young project based in Constanța, Romania; some extremely passionate boys and in love with music and broken-like genres from times they weren’t born yet. I’m saying this because, after they successfully managed to rise up in music they sadly decided to withdraw. After they screw our brains out, they considered school is […]

Young Valentine și debutul său în muzică

Poate că cel mai mult, ne regăsim de fapt, în felul în care reușim să gestionăm cursul propriei vieți. Curs pe care nu-l putem controla. Vorbim despre realizări, le scoatem în față ca să ajungem cât mai sus și doar în colțuri întunecate, între câțiva ochi și voci restrânse, spunem ce a presupus succesul atins, […]

Misterul Spațiului Claustrofob. “A Somber Afternoon” de Crina Prida

Despre Crina Prida am mai scris noi câte ceva, e artistul pentru care mai găsești mereu cuvinte. Nu știi de unde îți vin, dar trebuie spuse. Azi, jurnalistul Cristian Iohan Ștefănescu, a avut atâtea cuvinte, cât o poveste, de zis. O sută de personaje pe care n-am să le mai întâlnesc vreodată. Bun venit în […]

Pollux Io: “Most of My Drawings Were Made While Under the Influence of Drugs”

For Maureen, with love… Lucian Turcinschi aka Pollux Io (you’ll understand soon what this name stands for) first started For Maureen, with love… blog in order to share his photos and pretty cruel drawings. Let see what he has to say. Hi! Tell us more about yourself and what leaded you to photography as well […]

Alira Mun’s New Song Sets You Off on a Journey of Wonder

Alira Mun is a twenty-three years old Romanian composer based in Sibiu. You might know her as a dedicated collaborator of Thy Veils. She recently introduced us her debut song “Gemma“, and from today on you can watch and replay this song’s video. About two hours ago I saw this video too, and there’s no […]

Let Yourself Be Absorbed in Meditation With “Waiting for You” Video by Fine, It’s Pink

Can you hear me? Don’t want to hide anymore I was so reckless to think that I had it all “Waiting for you” is a new, dreamy vision which defines us all. After a good deal of research I have to reckon, I still know little about Fine, It’s Pink, but I guess that’s OK […]

Bogdan Botas: „My Photographs Represent The Isolation and Desolation of a Lonely Character” {Exclusive}

Bogdan Botas is a young photographer living in Cluj Napoca where he studies cinematography. He restores, reprints and colorizes old photographs and for the last three years captures natural, touching portraits. I stumbled across Bogdan’s photos after seeing Ilinca Straton’s page (see her images/interview here). Check what Bogdan has to say: Hello, Bogdan! First off, thank […]

Imaginile Din Mintea Unui Metalhead. Cu Eva

Eva Precub este autoarea unor lumi poetice care se ascund cumva în spatele unor cortine cuprinse de un intuneric aparte. Sensibila si cu un tact aparte pentru frumos, Eva devine un personaj pe care ti-ai dori sa-l intalnesti la orice fel de festival/concert/activitate metalistica. De ce? Fiindca asa zic eu, si fiindca scrie poezie, si […]

Organic Disharmonia Kollective Is The New Order To Follow. Interview

It’s really difficult and unlikely to look for people with unconventional hobbies, because we don’t know from where to start looking; yet accidents can happen and we run into these guys. The thing that binds us is passion; the passion for strange patterns and activities that give a vibration to our everyday lives. The need […]

Lupu Marius Shows Off Light Art at Its Finest

We keep an eye on every artist we feature on Cultartes (see latest article here) and the Romanian photographer Lupu Marius just posted a new series called So strong. It looks like a fearless defender of freedom, yet it’s easily intimidating. The light projection Marius uses is pure heaven, he shows off light art at […]

OPEN CALL: To all people around the world!

We all know that 2016 was a political mess on a global scale. Not forgetting, but leaving ISIS aside, for the moment, last year started a process of chaos which “happily” continues in 2017, turning many people’s lives upside down. So what happened in 2016 exactly? Lets take it from the beginning. The year started […]

Alexandru Diugan Captures Vibrant Moments and Keeps Them from Being Forgotten

Romanian-born street photographer Alexandru Diugan takes the viewer on a journey through a set of vibrant photos. Alexandru’s images are quite intimate and filled with authenticity; you’ll see pictures of dreamy, outstanding landscapes and intense portraits. He’s one of the photographers who uses to capture special and important moments and keep them from being forgotten. […]

Madeline: “Anything That Makes My Eye Sparkle is My Muse”

Madeline is a self-taught photographer who inspires from your reality and thoughts. This is Madalina Chilici for you, whose pictures are nothing but emotional statements. There is extraordinary silence and unknown theory behind the characters; take a look and be inspired. Hello Madeline, and thank you for interest in this interview. Can you start off by […]