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Cluj Napoca, Henri Barbusse 59-61
MATCA artspace is an artist-run space managed by three local artists (Alexandru Muraru, Matei Toșa and Alexandra Mocan) that emerged in Cluj-Napoca at the beginning of 2017. Since then it has been following a mindset of shaping its know-how along with its collaborations, most of them being presented in the form of group shows. Underlying the necessity of being in touch with the conscious form of artistic practice and research, the space is coagulating its purposes by drawing a thin border between aesthetics and content, usually choosing to bring out raw forms of expression. The space is meant as a tool for research into local (or nearby) contemporary art, in order to establish connections with minds that have something relevant to say about the world. Wishing to step more off the walls, MATCA prioritizes alternative forms of expression which mix mediums outside the canvas/frame, not as a form of denying traditional practices, but as a form of getting out of the comfort zone and being open to experimentation and various ways of shaping meaning. Set up to be a welcoming environment, MATCA`s aim is to fuse what could be meant under the terms of emergent and established into parallel, non-hierarchical […]
Calea Turzii 21, Cluj-Napoca 400000, Romania
CAMERA is focused on promoting the work of emerging visual artists, especially photography-related, as well as installation art, new media, mixed media. The name CAMERA is referring both to the device used in photography, and to the latin meaning of the word camera – chamber, which the artist-run space actually resembles. The latin concepts of camera obscura and camera lucida are other important connections regarding the name of the artist-run space. CAMERA is the artist-run space of Irina Dumitrașcu Măgurean, Cluj-based visual artist.
4th floor, 9 Strada Fabricii de Chibrituri, Cluj-Napoca 400000, Romania