Visual artist and curator. Works and lives in Bucharest.
BA degree in painting at the „N. Grigorescu” Fine Arts Institute, Bucharest in 1981, and PhD in Visual Arts of the National University of Arts Bucharest, in 2006. Associate Professor, Trestioreanu is the director of the Photography and Dynamic Image Department, National University of Arts Bucharest since int’s foundation 1995. She have been member of jury teams of: ICCA – the International Centre for Contemporary Art, Romanian Ministry of Culture, META Cultural Foundation, The Fulbright Grant, etc. Trestioreanu is affiliated with the Romanian Union of Professional Artists – since 1990 and the International Association of Art Critics (AICA), Romanian Section , since 2005.
Since 1981 she works and exhibits her projects in painting, drawing, artist book, installation, object, experimental film, photography, social practice and relational art. Her conceptual discourse revolves around identity, feminism, human rights.
2011 Journal, photography, Anticariat Curtea Veche Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
2003 Eu prin ceilalti / Me toward the others, photo-video installation, SPACE Gallery, ICCA Bucharest, Romania
1999 Reshaping the world, social practice, Zütphen prison, The Netherlands
Group exhibitions (selection)
2015 Art Fair Essen Essen Germany, Multimedia section
2014 Momentum 2, Aiurart gallery, Bucharest, curator Olivia Nitis
2014-2015 Învăţământul artistic bucureştean şi arta românească după 1950, curator Adrian Guta, National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest, Romania
2014 – 2015 WHAT ABOUT Y[OUR] MEMORY, curator Irina Cios and Iosif Kiraly, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania
2013 Orasul vazut de generatia ’80, Victoria Art Center, Bucuresti, curator Adrian Guta
2013 Good Girls, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania, curators: Bojana Pejić and Olivia Nitis
2013 Eu,En,Ich II- Mituri, Victoria Art Center, Bucharest
2012 The Body World Traveling the distance between Subject and Object, Victoria Art Center, Bucharest
2012 Multi_pli_cite, Centre wallon d’Art contemporain „La Châtaigneraie”, Flémalle (Belgique); Galery The ARK, Bucharest, Romania
2011-2012 Multi_pli_cite, Museum of modern art, Saint Etienne, Franta
2011 The Other Body /Celălalt corp, Victoria Art Center, Bucuresti
2010 Multi_pli_cite, Exhibition of photography, the Apollonia strand ST-ART 2010 – 15th Strasbourg Contemporary Art Fair, Parc des Expozitions du Wacken, Strasbourg,France curator Irina Cios (catalog, text Irina Cios)
2006 Depozit, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania
2004 Achiziţii, Etaj ¾ Gallery, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania
2003 Regards Projetes – programme intinerant d’art video des Balkans, video, ESAD Gallery, Strasbourg, France (curator Irina Cios)
2002 Festival Kontext Europa – kunstlerishe impulse aus sudosteuropa, video installation Westbahnhoff Vienna, Austria
2001 Arta Bate Arta, photo installation, META Foundation, Bucharest, Romania / The Cultural Center Vrsac, Serbia (curators Romelo Pervolovici & Maria Manolescu)
TRANSCAFE, Galeria Noua Gallery, Bucharest, Romania (curator Dan Mihălţianu)
2000 In Full Dress, photo installation, Bruckenthal Museum, Sibiu, Romania (curator Liviana Dan)
Works in private and state collections.
Works in private and state collections.
Magda Cârneci, Arta anilor ’80 texte despre Postmodernism, Editura Litera, Bucureşti, 1996
Magda Cârneci, Art of the 1980s in Eastern Europe. Texts on Postmodernism, Editura Paralela 45 Bucureşti, 1999
Magda Cârneci, Artele plastice în România 1945 -1989, Editura Meridiane, Bucureşti, 2000
Adrian Guţă, Texte despre generatia’80 în artele vizuale, Editura Paralela 45, Bucureşti,2001
Adrian Guţă, Generatia 80, Editura Paralela 45, Bucureşti, 2008
Alexandra Titu, Experimentul în arta românească după 1960, Editura Meridiane, Bucureşti, 2003
*** Fotografia in arta contemporana. Tendinte in Romania dupa 1989, Aurora Kiraly (editor) Editura Unarte, Bucureşti, 2006