Emanuel Borcescu
I'm interested in subversive ways of conveying messages and in mutating the meaning of iconic imagery, in mixing and remixing shapes and forms, showing new perspectives. 

Born on the 26th of March 1980, Ramnicu Sarat, Romania.
Currently he lives and works in Bucharest, Romania.
2002 - Graduated The University of Fine Arts Bucharest

2012  - PHD in Visual Arts
2004 - MA, Fine Arts University, Bucharest, Romania
2002 - BA, Fine Arts University, Graphics Department, Bucharest, Romania
2001 - Scholarship, University of Oslo, Norway

Workshops and lectures
2021Arts Sport Club talks at MARe (Museum of Recent Art), Bucharest, Romania
2019 – Artist presentation, at Graphic Arts Department, University of Fine ArtsBucharest, Romania
2014 – Artist Presentation, in the framework of Art Safari FairBucharest, Romania
2009Polish Institute Workshop, Warsaw, Poland
2008“The Biennial of Young Artists from Europe”, Bari, Italy
2008Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, Florida, USA
2008“International Painting Workshop”, Tescani, Romania
2007“Art Shakes the Politics”, Santa Lucia del Mela, Sicily
2004“International Art Symposium”, Gyor, Hungary

Personal Exhibitions
2015"The Miner's Child", Lateral Artspace, Paintbrush Factory, Cluj, Romania
2015"Garden Gnomes Miners", University Square, Bucharest, Romania
2014"Schlafwagen" – NAG Pop Up Gallery, Magheru One, Bucharest, Romania
2011 "The Journal of Immunology by Docmarcell"Alert Studio, Bucharest, Romania
2010“Fresco of The Romanian Capitalist Worker”Press Square, Bucharest, Romania
2008“Contemporary Fables”, Leo Burnett Offices (in collaboration with H'Art Gallery), Bucharest, Romania
2007”History Evil Night Show”, OTA Club (in collaboration with H'Art Gallery), Bucharest, Romania
2005”The Heroes”, H’Art Gallery,  Bucharest, Romania
2002“Salvinia Brewing Co.”, Atelier 35, Bucharest, Romania
2001“Inside – Outside”, International Center for Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania

Group Exhibitions
2023 – "MOBU Art Fair - Alert Studio"Bucharest, Romania
2022"Bombs and Humans", Celula de Arta (Carol 53), Bucharest, Romania
2021"Arts Sports Club - Sport in Romanian Art", MARe (Museum of Recent Art), Bucharest, Romania
2021"Homo Homini Rattus Est", Alert Studio, Bucharest, Romania
2021"Heroes/Antiheroes",  Contemporary Art Section, Art Safari, Bucharest, Romania
2020"Bucharest Art School",  Contemporary Art Section, Art Safari, Bucharest, Romania
2019 – Exhibition of The Contemporary Art Auction, Artmark, Bucharest, Romania
2018"MNAC Collection - Seeing the history", National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania
2015 – “Supercontemporary”Artmark, Bucharest, Romania
2012"CRANIUM" – Vatra Collective, Bucharest, Romania
2010The Biennial of Young Artists – “Police the Police”Bucharest, Romania
2009Galleries White Night“Neighbourhood Spotting”Alert Studio, Bucharest, Romania
2008“Visions in The Nunnery” – London, Great Britain
2008“Traces: Contemporary Romanian Art”International Center for Contemporary Art, Pont Aven, France / Robert Else Gallery, California, Selby Gallery, Florida, U.S.
2008“The 1st International Roaming Biennial of Tehran”Istanbul, Turkey
2008“The Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and Mediterranean”Bari, Italy
2007”Art Shakes the Politics” – Santa Lucia del Mela, Sicily, Italy
2007“Visual Euro-Barometer” – “Neighbourhood in Romania”National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania
2006 ”EXPORT 1” – Goldener Kalb Gallery,  Aarau, Switzerland
2005”When Artists Ruled The World”HT003 Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
2004 - International Biennial of Young ArtistsBucharest, Romania
2004International Art Symposium ExhibitionBorsos Museum, Gyor, Hungary
2003 - “Bucharest - Emotional Architecture”open call in a project by Calin Dan, National Museum for Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania
2003International Graphic Arts BiennialArt Museum of Gyor, Hungary
2003“Preview” – National Museum for Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania

Smiling back at strangers - 10 years of Lateral Artspace – Cluj, Romania, 2023
Arts Sports Club – Museum of Recent Art (MARe), Bucharest, Romania, 2021
"Heroes/Anti-heroes" and "Bucharest Art School" - catalogues, Art Safari, Bucharest, 2020/2021
"Project 1990 - Art in Public Space" - Vellant Publishing, Bucharest, 2014
Dilemateca Magazine - year VI/nr.63/august, "Socialist - Capitalist Network", article by Bogdan Dumitrescu, Bucharest, 2011
B-24-FUN - Oana Tanase - PLASTIKA - "The Journal of Immunology by Docmarcell", Bucharest, 2011
The Biennial of Young Artists from Europe and Mediterranean – Catalogue, Italy, 2008
Visual Eurobarometer Catalogue - International Center for Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania, 2007
DeFish Magazine – Belgium, 2006
32 Romanian Painters – H’Art Gallery, Bucharest, Romania, 2006
Sticker Award Book – Berlin, Germany, 2005
The Biennial of Young Art, Bucharest – Catalogues “Images of Violence” (2004), “Police the Police” (2010)
"Omagiu" Magazine, Bucharest, 2005
Fanzine "INCEPEM" ("We start") –  made by Romanian young artists and designers - contributions on different fanzine themes - "Chemistry", "Future", "Cheap" - launched in different locations in Bucharest (New Gallery, Web Club, National Center of Dance), Romania, 2004
Gyor, Hungary, 2004

2007 - The Prize of the Contest “Visual Euro-barometer””, organized by The International Center for Contemporary Arts, Bucharest, Romania
2001- 3rd Prize for Graphics contest organized by The Union of Visual Artists, Apollo Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

Artwork and documentation
National Museum for Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania
Art Museum of Gyor, Hungary
Tescani Mueum of Art, Romania
Studio Alert, Bucharest, Romania
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