UTOPIAN CITIES, PROGRAMMED SOCIETIES (2019 – 2020)

UTOPIAN CITIES, PROGRAMMED SOCIETIES (2019 – 2020)

Summer camp, Artist residency, Exhibition, Publication Project initiated by: Tincuța Heinzel Project’s coordinators: Tincuta Heinzel, Dana Diminescu and Ioana Macrea-Toma. Project partners: ParisTech, Paris (France), KISD, Cologne (Germany), KHM, Cologne (Germany), UAUIM Bucharest (Romania), RYBN, Paris (France), Fabrica de Pensule Cluj (Romania), Tranzit.ro Bucharest (Romania), City of Victoria (Romania). Project’s website: http://programmed-societies.info Project description A multiannual...

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ATTEMPTS, FAILURES, TRIALS AND ERRORS (2017-2018)

ATTEMPTS, FAILURES, TRIALS AND ERRORS (2017-2018)

Exhibition Project initiated by: Tincuța Heinzel and Hillevi Munthe On-site contributions by: Teresa Almeida, Beam, Anna Biro, Shih Wei Chieh, Kate Sicchio & Camille Baker, Renata Gaui, Maria Paulina Gutiérrez, Tincuta Heinzel, Shary Kock, Aline Martinez Santos, Afroditi Psarra, Annette Schmid & Veerle Pennock, Zoran Popovici, Natacha Roussel, Vitalii Shupliak, Giulia Tomasello, Pauline Vierne, ZEST Collective. On-line contributions by: Maria Jose Rios Araya, Alberto Varet Pascual,...

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DESIGNATURES. ECONOMIES OF DESIGN. POLITICS OF PARTICIPATION (2016)

DESIGNATURES. ECONOMIES OF DESIGN. POLITICS OF PARTICIPATION (2016)

Proposal for the Romanian Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2016 Project team: Tincuta Heinzel, Ina German, Ioana R Popescu, Irina Deaconu, Ionuț Pătrașcu and Florin Pîndici. Project description The practice of architecture balances today, as noticed Paulo Baratta, president of Venice Biennale, between spectacular buildings - sign of power and of clients’ ambition - and the attempts of some to make present the questions society would like to address Architecture. Participatory design is seen...

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HAPTOSONICS (2013)

HAPTOSONICS (2013)

Exhibition Curators: Tincuta Heinzel and Hillevi Munthe. contributions by: Zane Berzina and Jackson Tan, Maurin Donneaud and Vincent Roudaut, Tincuta Heinzel, Anna Biro, Luke Fischbeck, Hillevi Munthe and Elisabeth Schimana Locations: Gallery ANX, Atelier Nord, Oslo and KinoKino, Stavanger, Norway. Timeframe: 7-27th of October 2013 Project description With “HAPTOSONICS”, term we coined from the juxtaposition of “haptic” and “sonics”, we propose an incursion in the world of physical computing...

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REPERTORIES OF (in)DISCREETNESS (2013)

REPERTORIES OF (in)DISCREETNESS (2013)

Proposal for the Romanian Pavilion at Venice Biennale 2013 National competition Curators: Tincuta Heinzel and Ioana Macrea-Toma Artists: Irina Botea, Tincuta Heinzel & Lasse Scherffig, Istvan Laszlo, Horia Cosmin Samoila Production: Marlene Stanciu Project description “Repertories of (in)discreetness” has its starting point in the archive of Radio Free Europe from the Open Society Archivum in Budapest. It questions the act and mechanisms of archiving “the Other”, with a focus on the...

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LIQUID SPACES – DYNAMIC MODELS OF SPACE IN ART AND TECHNOLOGY (2012)

LIQUID SPACES – DYNAMIC MODELS OF SPACE IN ART AND TECHNOLOGY (2012)

Artist residency, Cluj, October 3 – 20, 2012. Project team: Tincuta Heinzel, Lasse Scherffig Artists: RYBN (FR), Tincuța Heinzel, (RO/DE), Ji Hyun Park (KR/DE), Ramona Poenaru (RO/FR), Claudia Robles (CO/DE), Anne Roquigny (FR), and Lasse Scherffig (DE). Project partners: AFCN – Administration of Natural Cultural Fund and by the Institut Français de Cluj-Napoca, in partnership with the City Hall of Cluj- Napoca, RYBN (FR), Paidia Institute (DE), „Gh. Dima” Music Academy of Cluj. Project...

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ARTISTS IN INDUSTRY (2011, 2012, 2013)

ARTISTS IN INDUSTRY (2011, 2012, 2013)

General presentation: Started in 2011, “Artists in Industry” project is a platform which aims to encourage design theory and research in Eastern Europe. At present, three major actions were realized: the Romanian Textile Arts Archive, the international conference “Artists in Industry. The Role of Design in the Digital Age” and a national competition addressed to young Romanian designers. Initiated by 2580 Association with support from the Administration of Cultural National Fund, “Artists in...

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ARTISTS IN INDUSTRY. DESIGNERS (2013)

ARTISTS IN INDUSTRY. DESIGNERS (2013)

Two days round tables, Cluj, Romania. Project Team: Tincuta Heinzel, Anamaria Huluban, Corina Andor, Irina Simion. Invited participants: Ioana Sanda Avram (University of Arts Bucharest, RO), Mirela Duculescu (University of Architecture and Urbanism „Ion Mincu“, Bucharest, RO), Emilian Dan Cartis (Humanscale New York, USA), Tincuţa Heinzel (2580 Association), Ina Leonte (ZEST Collective), Prof. Dr. Marius Marcu-Lăpădat (University of Architecture and Urbanism „Ion Mincu“, Bucharest), Timotei...

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ROMANIAN TEXTILES ARTS ON-LINE ARCHIVE (2011)

ROMANIAN TEXTILES ARTS ON-LINE ARCHIVE (2011)

Digital Archive Initiated by: 2580 Association with the support of AFCN – National Administration of Romanian Cultural Fund. Project team: Tincuta Heinzel, Corina Andor, Augustin Ioan, Irina Alexandru Partners: “Ion Mincu” University of Architecture and Urbanism (Bucharest), Romanian Society for Interior Architecture and Design, Peasant Museum, (Bucharest), Sabot Gallery (Cluj), Paintbrush Factory (Cluj), Art Faculty, Oradea University (Oradea), EPEKA (Maribor, Slovenia). Media partners: Radio...

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AREAS OF CONFLU(x)ENCE, SIBIU / LUXEMBURG (2007)

AREAS OF CONFLU(x)ENCE, SIBIU / LUXEMBURG (2007)

Series of exhibitions, concerts and conferences Project team: Quentin Drouet (absl Arscenic Luxemburg), Tincuta Heinzel (2580 Association Cluj) Artists (Sibiu): Guillaume Bruere (FR/DE), Dusan Fiser (SLO), Filipe Jensen & Nuno Costa (PT), Hannes Nehls (DE/RO), Claudia Robles (COL/DE), Scenocosme – Grégory Lasserre & Anais Met Den Ancxt (FR), Colectiv MU (FR), Wj’s - Anne Roquigny, Karin & Marika Dermineur (FR). Artists (Luxembourg): Janez Janša (SLO), Vincent Levy (FR), Florian...

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AREAS OF CONFLU(X)ENCE (2008)

AREAS OF CONFLU(X)ENCE (2008)

Selection from “Areas of conflu(x)ence” exhibitions in the frame of Sibiu and Luxemburg -European Capitals of Culture 2007. Curator: Tincuța Heinzel Artists: Florian Grond & Gabriele Engelhardt &Thomas Kienzl, Filipe Jensen & Nuno Costa, Claudia Robles, Scenocosme (Gregory Lasserre & Anaïs met den Ancxt), Effie Wu. Location: KIBLA Multimedia Center, Maribor, Slovenia Dates: April 4 – 19, 2008 Project description Developed around the theme of the landscape, the Areas of...

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ART SPACE AND MEMORY IN THE DIGITAL ERA (2007)

ART SPACE AND MEMORY IN THE DIGITAL ERA (2007)

Conference in the frame of Areas of Conflu(x)ence project Curator: Tincuta Heinzel Participants: David Bihanic, Christian Denker, Peter Tomaz Dobrila, Anne-Marie Duguet, Bogdan Ghiu, Paulo FerreiraLopes, Sophie Fetro, Pierre-Damien Huyghe, Heike Helfert, Augustin Ioan, Marko Kosnik, Ciprian Mihali, Patrick Nardin, Tincuta Parv, Rainer Prohaska, Gemma San Cornelio. Locations: Studio Astra / *. ARTLABS Centrala termica 3, Sibiu. Dates: 4 – 6 October 2007 Project description The Art, Space and...

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ART, SPACE AND MEMORY IN THE DIGITAL ERA (2010)

ART, SPACE AND MEMORY IN THE DIGITAL ERA (2010)

Publication, Paideia Publishing House, Bucharest, 2010. Editor: Tincuta Heinzel. Authors: Bogdan Ghiu, Woody Vasulka, Tincuta Heinzel, Paulo Ferreira-Lopes, Sophie Fetro, Augustin Ioan, Gemma San Cornelio, Pau Alsina, Anne-Marie Duguet, Heike Helfert, Peter Tomaz Dobrila, Uros Indihar. Translators: Barbara Bartos, Patricia Comanescu, Simona Klodnischi, Ancuța Ionescu. Bilingual edition: Romanian – English. Project description Based on diverse artistic and aesthetic experiences, the publication...

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DESIGNANO – AESTHETICS OF IMPERCEPTIBILITY (on going)

DESIGNANO – AESTHETICS OF IMPERCEPTIBILITY (on going)

Designing and Sensing in the Age of Nano-technologies. Research related to nano-technologies in the frame of a Fulbright Senior Fellowship, Textiles Nanotechnology Laboratory at Cornell University. Project description Introduced as a concept in 1959 by Richard Feynman, nano-technologies came to define by 1980s the new material age (see Eric Drexler). The project aims to further the research on the paradoxical relationship between an imperceptible matter (too small for a direct common...

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SOFT CIRCUITRY (2016)

SOFT CIRCUITRY (2016)

Dimensions: 10 x 20 cm Materials: Conductive thread, resistors. Techniques: Embroidery, sewing, soldering. References / Inspirations: Arduino LilyPad, Little Bits and Circuit Sticker Sketchbook, as well as a Kits-of-no-parts set. Project description The Soft Circuitry Kit was conceived to fill the gap between the already existing electronic boards (Lilypad, Arduino mini, Photon, etc.) and the input components of the circuits. It aims to help workshop trainers in their teaching and designers in...

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AN INTERNET OF SOFT THINGS (2014 – 2016)

AN INTERNET OF SOFT THINGS (2014 – 2016)

In the frame of “An Internet of Soft Things” based at Nottingham Trent University and funded by the EPSRC, UK. Dimensions: various. Materials: Electronic components (vibrating motors, Leds, diodes, resistors, sensors, breadboards, wires, Arduino board, Photon boards), conductive textiles (fibers and fabrics), calico, felt. Techniques: Laser cut, sewing, soldering, embroidery. Project description “An Internet of Soft Things” project challenged how a radically connected world would be designed...

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TEXTILE SENSORS & SENSORS ICONOGRAPHY (2015)

TEXTILE SENSORS & SENSORS ICONOGRAPHY (2015)

A project in collaboration with the Advance Textiles Research Group – Nottingham Trent University, (UK). Framework Until recently one of the main issues of e-textile research was the integration of electroniccomponents into the textile structures. At present there is a growing interest in the development of textiles based electronic circuits, sensors and actuators. We can observe several directions in this sense: some projects are looking to miniaturize the electronic components, some others...

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SENSITIVE TEXTILE OBJECTS (2013 – 2014)

SENSITIVE TEXTILE OBJECTS (2013 – 2014)

  In the frame of UHCI Project – UdK Berlin Dimension: 2 Cubes of 80cm X 80 cm X 80cm Materials: Textiles fibres, conductive threads, Arduino boards, dimmers, lamps. Technique: weaving, sewing, knitting, e-textiles circuits Project description During CeBIT 2014 we have invested the space of the exhibition with a series of sitting objects covered with textiles fabrics incorporating sensors and electronic circuits allowing the activation of different electronic devices in the exhibition...

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SIGNAL TO NOISE (2013)

SIGNAL TO NOISE (2013)

In collaboration with Lasse Scherffig Dimension: 2 Antenas of 50cm Diameter, Gallery space min. 20m long Materials: Antennas, Raspberry Pi boards, radios receivers. Technique: Radio broadcasting, Audio recording, Archive research Project description “Signal to Noise” is part of the project “Repertories of (in)discreetness” – an art research project that has its starting point in the archives of Radio Free Europe (RFE) from the Open Society Archives in Budapest, considered one of the most...

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HEDGEHOG FABRIC (2012)

HEDGEHOG FABRIC (2012)

Dimensions: 100 x 200 cm. Materials: Felt, Arduino board, sound sensors, servo-motors. Technique: Interactive textile installation Project description Hedgehog Fabric is a flexible device inspired by the way hedgehogs react to different sound stimuli. It is a project which tries to draw attention to the increased noise pollution. The rhythms of modern city life are generally accompanied by an increased, excessive environmental noise that disrupts in human life. The Hedgehog Fabric combines...

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