Born in 1961 in Sibiu, Romania, Lia Perjovschi studied at the Art Academy Bucharest 1987-1993. She currently lives in Bucharest. Lia has been recognised as one of the leading performance artists in Romania, and is also known for her unusual objects. From the 1990s, she has been gradually focusing more on conceptual projects such as Timelines, Mind Maps (Diagrams) (since 1999), and Knowledge Museum (based on an interdisciplinary research project from 1999), that follow historical and intellectual events and ideas, and on collections such as the Globe Collection (since 1990), commenting on media and on consumerism. She is the founder and coordinator of CAA /CAA (Contemporary Art Archive and Center for Art Analysis), an organic still in process project (under different names since 1985). She has exhibited at 2011 MACBA Barcelona, Kunstler Hause Wien, 2010 Van Abbe Museum Einhoven, Cabaret Voltaire Zurich, Jamaica Center NY, 2009 MUMOK Wien, IWAB Incheon S Korea, Modern Art Oxford, Bild Museet Umea 2008 Wilkinson Gallery London, Sydney Biennale, Jumex Foundation Mexico City 2007 Nasher Museum at Duke University NC US, Christine Konig Gallery, Walker Art Center MN, Tate Modern London, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Centre Pompidou Paris 2006, Yujiro Gallery London, MuHKA Antwerpen, Royal College of Art London 2005 Generali Foundation Wien, Wurtenbergishe Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana.
- See also
- Kristine Stiles, "States of Mind: Dan and Lia Perjovschi".
- Kristine Stiles, "Passages 1992-2007. Interview with Lia Perjovschi".