Jason Loebs, artist in residence in Bucharest

Friday April 15th 2011, 9:43 am
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PAVILION is pleased to welcome Jason Loebs, New York based artist, for his research visit in Bucharest. He arrived Sunday, on April 10 and is going to stay in Romania until April 25, preparing for his residency in Bucharest, which will take place in June-July 2011.

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Starting with 2011, PAVILION UNICREDIT is honored to be a part of the program Eastern European Residency Exchange (EERE) of Art-in-General, New York. EERE offers artists the opportunity to create new works in new contexts and to interact with artistic communities in New York, Bucharest and Zagreb.

During this first residency exchange, Ioana Nemes will live in new York between March-April 2011 as a guest artist at Art in General. The result of her activity in the frame of the residency is represented by the solo show “Times Colliding”, curated by Courtenay Finn and hosted by Art in General between March 25th - May 7th, 2011.

During the same program, American artist Jason Loebs was selected by PAVILION for a residency in Bucharest between June - July 2011. Loebs will complete a work specially commissioned for the exhibition “From Representing to Constructing Situations” between June 2nd - July 31st 2011, curated by Razvan Ion at PAVILION UNICREDIT - center for contemporary art&culture. Loebs will also publish a series of works in PAVILION - journal for politics and culture and will hold an artist talk at PAVILION UNICREDIT.

Ioana Nemes (b. 1979 Bucharest, Romania) is one the most appreciated Romanian artists of her generation. Her works have been exhibited at SecessionVienna (2010), Istanbul Biennial (2009), Smart Project Space Amsterdam (2009), U-Turn Copenhagen (2008), Prague Biennial (2007), Bucharest Biennial (2006), and Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel (2006). She was artist-in-residence at IASPIS Stockholm (2010) and Kulturkontakt Vienna (2004) and received Future of Europe Art Prize from Galerie Für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig (2007).

Jason Loebs is an artist based in New York. Loebs received his Certificate in Painting from the Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts in 2004 and his MFA from the The Art Institute of Chicago in 2007 he is now participant in the Whitney Independent Study Program. He has participated in group exhibitions at Artist Space, Exhibition 211, Bortolami gallery, Voxpopuli (Philadelphia), Harris Leberman Gallery and Kavi Gupta Gallery (Chicago & Berlin).

Eastern European Residency Exchange is supported by Trust for Mutual Understanding and The Pollock-Krasner Foundation.


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