Cătălin Gheorghe is a theoretician, curator and editor based in Iași, Romania. As Associate Professor, he teaches Aesthetics, Applicative Visual Studies, Theories and Practices of Artistic Research and Curatorial Studies at “George Enescu” National University of the Arts in Iași. He is the editor of Vector – critical research in context publication series (since 2005) and the curator of Vector – studio for art practices and debates (since 2007), which is a platform for critical research and art production based on the understanding of art as journalism. Since 2004 he held conferences, based on critical research and practices in contemporary art, at Manchester, Aarhus, Copenhagen, London, Kyiv, Malmö, Kishinev, Budapest, Kassel, Vaasa, Innsbruck, Madrid, Vienna, Paris, Zürich, Bucharest and Iaşi. As a curator he produced, also in collaboration, a series of projects for Periferic Biennial (Iaşi), Stadtturmgalerie 2006 (Innsbruck), documenta12magazine (Kassel), International Contemporary Art Center 2009 (Bucharest), Frieze Projects 2010 (London), Salzburger Kunstverein 2010, Projects & Spaces, Viennartfair 2011, Preview Berlin 2011, French Institute in Romania 2012-2015, National Museum of Contemporary Art in Bucharest (2015), Camera Plus. Biennial of Contemporary Photography and Moving Image in Iași (2016).