eXplore festival articles

AK 50s



Installation – laboratory “50s or Soft Despair” is an installation about the biological and psychological threshold of middle age, about moments of balance and analysis, about impulses coming from society at a time when new changes in perception are required; but also about ‘dumb’ states, about unrecognized or unaccepted desires, about the remodelling of identity at

Ilinca Harnut - Nevermind the Big Picture, 2020, video still

ILINCA HĂRNUȚ // Nevermind the Big Picture

Performative video installation The installation explores the mixed relationship of the contemporary individual with reality, the passive sliding on the concrete surface towards the hypnotic vortex of the hyperreal. Initially inspired by the way Laurie Simmons uses dolls as avatars of the author in a quasi-utopian world, the installation “Nevermind the Big Picture” uses the


Denise Lobonț: Unweaving Stereotypes / Life Long Burning 2020

Multimedia installation The project aims to interrogate the stereotypical mentality and social segregation resulting from prejudice in the Romanian territory towards Roma women, starting from clothing expression and cultural appropriation of a heritage by mass consumption. People photographed are born and  work in Romania in different domains like medicine, police, music or political sciences. The


Together at eXplore festival – 15th edition!

The 15th edition of eXplore festival – Bucharest International Dance and Performace Festival will take place between 16th and 25th October, at The National Romanian Literature Museum, WASP Working Art Space and Production, Bucharest Municipality Museum: Theodor Aman Museum, Ligia and Pompiliu Macovei Art Collection, Sutu Palace, online on eXplore festival and WASP Working Art


Performance Situation Room – the space where new media technologies meet performing arts

  4Culture Association launched on www.4culture.ro a new performative web installation, realized in the frame of Performance Situation Room, a cultural project co-financed by the Ministry of Culture, through Acces Online Programme and supported by the european network and project Life Long Burning, co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union. Performance Situation

Abis, 2019 Matei Bejenaru video

ABYSS, by Matei Bejenaru, film-documentary premiere on 15th November 2019 at WASP Working Art Space and Production

4Culture Association and WASP Studios announce the premiere of ABYSS, the latest film-documentary by Matei Bejenaru, on 15th of November 2019, from 19:30, at WASP Working Art Space and Production, in Bucharest. The projection will be followed by a poetry moment of Stefan Augustin Doinas creations interpreted by the actors Octavian Jighirgiu and Andreea Darie and a dialogue between Matei

Afis Manuel Pelmuș Un Lux Pe Care Nu Ni-l Putem Permite (Cumințenia Pământului)

Manuel Pelmus: A Luxury That We Can Not Afford (Wisdom of the Earth) at Craiova Art Museum and Bucharest National Geology Museum

4Culture Association and WASP Studios announce the presentation of the newest creation of Manuel Pelmus, one of the most influential artists of the “new performance”, in the frame of eXplore festival #14, at Craiova Art Museum on October, 29 and at the National Geology Museum, Bucharest on 1st and 2nd November, 2019. A Luxury That We Can’t Afford (Wisdom of the Earth)is an


Eszter Salamon: Monument 0.8 Manifestations (work in progress)

Explore Festival #14 – Bucharest International Contemporary Dance and Performance Festival 13/10/2019 19h30 @WASP Working Art Space and Production Work in progress / contemporary dance After talk Eszter Salamon, Marilena Preda-Sânc & guests MONUMENT 0.8: Manifestations, by Eszter Salamon, in collaboration with Marilena Preda Sânc // Contemporary Dance Aftertalk: Eszter Salamon, Marilena Preda-Sânc & guests Manifestations