Cristina David

  • Cristina David Lucrari

    My father's library, 2013, Futura, Prague, exhibition view

  • Cristina David Lucrari

    A wish, film, 2013

  • Cristina David Lucrari

    Biblioteca tatalui meu, 2011

  • Cristina David Lucrari

    Future no/maybe, 2013

    drawing on paper



  • Cristina David Lucrari

    Future no/maybe, 2013

    drawing on paper

  • Cristina David Lucrari

    Future no/maybe, 2013

    drawing on paper

  • Cristina David Lucrari



  • Cristina David Lucrari

    Happy End for Herman 2


  • Cristina David Lucrari

    In My Age Group


  • Cristina David Lucrari

    Iasi-Bucharest Train Ticket

    Bilet de tren Iași-București, 2016

  • Cristina David Lucrari

    Mechanical drawing


  • Cristina David Lucrari

    Travel Diary


  • born 1979 , lives and works in Bucharest, Romania 


    2005 - 2007  MFA from the Art Academy Of Bergen, Norway

    2000 - 2004  BFA Foto-Video Department, National University of Arts of Bucharest, Romania 

    1998 - 2000  Faculty of Mathematics, University of  Bucharest, Romania 


    Solo Exhibitions:

    2014   14.53% of the Story I Never Tell, amt_gallery (Bratislava)

    2013   The Quarter of the Story I Never Tell, Futura Gallery (Prague), curator: Michal Novotny

    2012   Third of the Story I Never Tell, Ivan Gallery (Bucharest)

    2010   Half the Story I Never Tell, Kurant Gallery (Tromsø), curator: Kåre Grundvåg 

               The Wrong Version of the Story, Kulturamt (Dusseldorf), curator: Michael Voets

     2007   Tingvoll Kunsthall (Tingvoll), curator : Paolo Manfredi 

     2003   Size Doesn't Matter, Gallery Atelier 35 (Bucharest), curator: Alina Serban 


    Selected Group Exhibitions:

    2015  Few Were Happy with their Condition: Video and Photography in Romania, Kunsthalle Winterthur, curator: Olga  Stefan

    2014  SenzArt National Museum of Contemporary Art (Bucharest)

              What about (y)our Memory? National Museum of Contemporary Art (Bucharest) curator: Irina Cios

              Revolution without Movement - one day collective action Hit Gallery& (Bratislava)

    2013  1813. Siege, fire and reconstruction of San Sebastian, San Telmo Museum and Donostia San Sebastian (San Sebastian), curator: Pedro G. Romero/ Archivo F.X.

              Good Girls. Memory, Desire, Power, National Museum of Contemporary Art (Bucharest), curator: Bojana Pejic

              Involuntary Memory, The University of California Irvine University Art Galley/Room (UAG/R), curators: Allyson Unzicker (Los Angeles)

    2012  Plug to Nature, National Library (Bucharest), curator: Alina Serban 

             Cage100: Opening Spaces for Action, Galerie fur Zeitgenossische Kunst Leipzig, curator: Franciska Zolyom

             Global without Globalization: From Mathematics to China, Salonul de proiecte (Bucharest) curators: Alexandra Croitoru, Magda Radu

    Objects and disintegration- Gdanska Galeria Miejska 2 (Gdansk) curator: Patrycja Rylko

    Eleventh Hour - Futura gallery (Prague) curator: Michal Novotn

    The Discovery of Slowness, Tabaka (Kosice) curators: Dorota Kenderova, Jaro Varga

    2011 Dump Time. For a Practice of Horizontality-Shedhalle (Zurich) curators: Anke Hoffmann, Yvonne Volkart

    No One Should Call You a Dreamer Gallery F15 (Moss) curator: Kjersti Solbakken 

    2010 Manifesta8, Contemporary Art Biennial (Murcia, Cartagena) curators:

    Monument to Transformation- Montehermoso Art Space (Vitoria) curators: Vit Havranek, Zbynek Baladrán   

    Video Biennial (Tel Aviv)

    2009  Good times/ Bad times – Futura Gallery (Prague)

    2008 Norwegianess Nils Aas Kunstverksted (Straumen) curator: NOR group 

    Arrivals/ Departures, KMR (Molde) curator: Paolo Manfredi

    Vestlandsutstillingen08 (main cites of the West coast of Norway) curator: Oestein Hauge

    2007  Points de vue ICR (Paris) curator: Alina Serban

    Artism- MA exhibition, Kunsthall (Bergen)

    2006  Blind Date- Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art of Finland (Helsinki)

    The Great Fall, Nod Gallery (Prague) curator: Members Club

    2005  Motion Parade, Fotogaleriet Wien (Wien) curator: Alina Serban

    Necc Kogard Gallery (Budapest)   

    2004  AoRTa Gallery (Chisinau)

    Speak up! workshop initiated by Mika Hannula (Zagreb)

    2003  Portofolios Review, Gallery “Galeria Noua” (Bucharest)                          

    2001  The studio of Contemporary Art TOACA (Bucharest)         


    Selected Video Screenings:

    2007  Pocket Revolutions - video program initiated by the Romanian Cultural Institute (Poland) 

    2006  Regarding Others-side prog. Momentum 2006, Contemporary Bienal of Norway

    2003  Periferic- Romanian Contemporary Art Biennal- side program (Iasi)


    Selected Residencies & Awards :

    2014  3 months full residency in Vienna, awarded by Federal Ministry of Education, the Arts and Culture in cooperation with KulturKontakt Austria (October- December)

    2 months full residency at contamporary art organization (Iasi)

    2012   2 months full residency at 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, California

    2011   amongst the five FINALISTS nominated for the Henkel Art.Award.2011

    Winner of Henkel Art Award, Romania

    Artist in residency in MoKS, the Center for Arts and Social Practice in Mooste, Estonia

    Collaborative project with Matthias Neumann, architect& artist (based in NY) 

    Residency in HIT gallery from Bratislava, Slovakia.


    2009  Sinaia, Centrul European de Cultura, full residency 1 month.

    2008  STIPENDIATUM OF KULTURREFERAT, full residency 4 months in Villa Waldberta, Feldafing.

    2007   ALTERNATIVE FILM/ VIDEO 2006 (Belgrade)- First Prize : one month residency at AFC 

    2006   UNESCO- ASCHBERG full residency 2 months at Projecto/ Bienal de Cerveira, Portugal

    2006   Winner of BKH stipend for MFA students in Norway

    2005  FULL SCHOLARSHIP for 2 years Master at the Art Academy of Bergen.

    2005  TERMINAL00 BALKAN ART FESTIVAL (Ljubljana)- second prize.


    Artist book:

    2014  Cristina David & Cezar Lazarescu- artist book launch –

Back to Artists