Breakfast of Superheroes
Balamuc / loc de joacă ş-altele is the official playground of the artists Livia Coloji, Răzvan Cornici and Ana Kun: “It is a cosy place in Timișoara, where, from time to time, unexpected things happen”. So was the Breakfast of Superheroes exhibition, launched on June 1st, 2014, when “all the superheroes and superheroines gathered to have breakfast and talk big”.
Addressing an adult audience, the show featured over 30 Romanian artists, with works representative for the lowbrow movement, created in various mediums, from graphics, painting or sculpture to digital, paper cut or literature.
Aitch, Akira Lord, Carine Arnakis, Alex Baciu, Bogdanator, Matei Branea, Vlad Cadar, Mimi Ciora, Livia Coloji, Răzvan Cornici, Eugenia Drăgoi-Banciu, Sorin Drăgoi-Banciu, Fehér László Ződ, Patricia Gabor, Noemi Hügel, Loreta Isac, Kitră, Ana Kun, Veronica Neacşu, Neuro, Timotei Nicolae, Carmen Nicolau, p.n.e.a., Mihaela Paraschivu, Cristina Pecherle, Dan Perjovschi, Mircea Popescu, Pren, Sergiu Sas, Veronica Solomon, Ileana Surducan, Maria Surducan, Sorina Vazelina.
“This event is the highlight of a larger scheme to turn June into Superhero month by organizing a Kryptonite Workshops (pre-event), a Superheros’ Workshop, and a Landscape with Superheroes (a large open-space diorama), all held by the fantastic three at the local art festivals”.
Here are some of the Superheroes and Superheroines:
Aitch – Play, Love, Dream, Travel, Learn
Mimi Ciora – Venéra
Mihaela Paraschivu – Liv
Loreta Isac – Morning Tram Superhero
Neuro – Neo-Bodhisattva
Mircea Popescu – Doctor Evil
Ana Kun – Papă Lapte
Carine Arnakis – Light Worker / Guardian Unicorn
Dan Perjovschi – Eroii naţionali / The National Heroes
Pren – Untitled / Superbirdy
Livia Coloji – Supermenii n-o păţesc aşa de rău / Supermen don’t get it that bad
Sorina Vazelina – tanti Panda / lady Panda
Timotei Nicolae – Blonduman VII
Akira Lord – Geruman Patru, revine! / Geruman Four returns! / SEFEU
Răzvan Cornici – Cel Bun (The Good) / Cel Rău (The Bad)
Balamuc – Cultul personalității / The cult of personality
Photos courtesy of Balamuc / loc de joacă ş-altele.
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The exhibition is open until June 29th and can be visited by appointment only / Address: P-ţa Libertăţii, str. 9 Mai, nr. 1, et. 2, ap. 6, 300085 Timişoara.