Simina Neagu

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Simina Neagu (b. 1988, Romania) is a cultural worker and writer based in London and Bucharest, currently working as Programme and Operations Coordinator at Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts). Through public programming and publishing, her research-based and situated practice, facilitates critical reflection, community building and collective learning, often in collaboration with other practitioners. Previous projects have explored diasporic histories, translation, labour and access in the arts, and the construction of public space. She has previously worked with various arts organisations including Chisenhale Gallery, Bucharest Biennale, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Gothenburg Museum of Art, Project Biennial of Contemporary Art D-0 ARK Underground.

She holds an MA in Aesthetics and Art Theory from Centre for Research in Modern European Philosophy, Kingston University London and has studied commissioning and curating public art at HDK-Valand, University of Gothenburg. She was part of the CuratorLab 2020/2021 programme at Konstfack University, Stockholm and is a co-editor of "Assuming Asymmetries: Conversations on Curating Public Art Projects of the 1980s and 1990s" (Sternberg Press/MIT Press, 2021) and "Archeology of a Profession in Sweden" (Sternberg Press/MIT Press, 2021). Together with Valentina Bin, she initiated AfterHours - a project for art workers in 2019. In 2021, she is part of the "Postsocialism and Art" project at TrAIN research centre and a web resident at Akademie Schloss Solitude, as part of the "Solidarity is a verb" programme.