Silvia Amancei & Bogdan Armanu

Silvia Amancei (born in 1991, Iasi, Romania) & Bogdan Armanu (born in 1991, Timisoara, Romania). Working together since 2012, the two artists have materialized a series of solo exhibitions exploring the contemporary paradigm of life “When atoms collide and disturb entropy” (2017, Craiova, Romania), “Return to Spaceship Earth” (2017, Bucharest, Romania), “Talking about the Future” (2017, Cluj-Napoca, Romania), “Depresion, Uncertainty and Other Symptoms of Mortality” (2016, Lodz, Poland), “In Search for Causes and Realities” (2016, Iasi, Romania), “Constellations of Desires” (2016, Iasi, Romania), “(No)Future” (2015, Eckernförde, Germany), “No Hope For a Future” (2015, Iasi, Romania), “Metropia” (2014, Iasi, Romania). Their works have been present in numerous collective exhibitions from which the most noteworthy are: “Odessa Biennial” (2017, Odessa, Ukraine) “Ways of using absence” 2nd Timisoara Art Encounters Biennale (2017, Timisoara, Romania) “Message in a bottle”(2017, São Miguel, Portugal), “Non-Fictions” (2016, Bucharest, Romania), “In Times of Hope and Unrest” (2015, Bucharest, Romania) “Between Democracies 1989-2014”, (2015, Johannesburg, South Africa), “Visualcontainer TV”, 28th Instant Video Festival (2015, Marseille, France).

A trans-media poem by s.a.b.a (Silvia Amancei & Bogdan Armanu)(2017) Having as setting a room of “COSMOS” Hotel form Chisinau, the abstract trans-media narration tries to grasp the universe of post-soviet/post-socialist capitalism and the social ruptures produced/fueled by it. Work filmed and produced within the “Mobile Biennale. The tour of Moldavia in 7 days”, Chisinau, Republic of Moldavia.