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28 Nov 2016


tranzit is a unique network of civic associations working independently in the field of contemporary art in Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia and Romania and across the borders of a wider Europe. Its main goal is to support and articulate emancipatory practices, establish connections between culture and society by moving across geographies, generations, and political realms. 

Each tranzit works under its own conditions in a variety of local cultural and social contexts, using different formats and methods to contextualise, generate or host theoretical, artistic and activist debates around today’s urgencies. Activities range from exhibitions, thematic projects, seminars, publications based on long-term research and participatory interventions into the public discourse. was founded in 2012 at the initiative of ERSTE Foundation, becoming thus the fifth member of has the particularity of being itself a network, activating in 3 permanent spaces in the cities of Iasi, Cluj, and Bucharest, with an additional annual project taking place in Sibiu and numerous national and international collaborations. Through a wide range of activities, experimenting different methodologies of working and collaborating, aims at establishing itself as an innovative platform dedicated to contemporary art.

Founded by a collective of curators and artists from Romania (Matei Bejenaru, Livia Pancu, Lia Perjovschi, Attila Tordai-S, Raluca Voinea), aims at encouraging contemporary art practices developed in Romania within different local socio-cultural contexts, through a wide range of activities.

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