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Looking at Books Differently

We all know books are for reading, but how about taking a step back and just looking at them instead? Admiring books at arm’s length like we do with art works? Can they speak to us in other ways, other than wit...

Chasing The Colours

Art and its understanding is one of life’s joys and challenges, prone to strong opinions and mindsets. What is it for? Who benefits and how precisely? There are some who view art as a silly activity, certainl...

Saving Buildings From Demolition During the Regime

It must be startling to look out of your window and see a centuries-old church rolling by. Even more so if you are in communist Romania in the 1980s, where news is controlled and everyday items rationed. And ...

Artist of the month: Ammar Alnahhas

"Each person has two countries" - is Ammar Alnahhas statement now that he has relocated to Romania, coming originally from the ancient, beautiful  and historic country - today divided by civil war - of  Syria. ...

Art Matters

The contemporary art scene in Romania is in rumbustious good shape both creatively and commercially, the northern city of Cluj currently leads the way but there’s no shortage of cool galleries displaying exciti...

Made in Ro – The Design Fair

  Made in Ro began 5 years ago at the initiative of Designist.ro and brings together contemporary designers from all over the nation twice a year   The 10th “Made in Ro” design fair will be h...

PUCK – pop up creative kit / Creative Sweden #4

In the opening of the Creative Sweden #4 programme, the Swedish Embassy Bucharest and Zeppelin invite you in a forensic lab in which several tools for analyses and scientific measurements of happenings and fict...