Dr Daria Ghiu
CESI - Center of Excellence in Image Study
Born 1983, Bucharest, PhD in Art History and Theory from the National University of the Arts in Bucharest, with a thesis focused on the history of the Romanian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale. Between 2010 and 2013 she was a fellow of the Swiss Institute for Art Research in Zurich (SIK-ISEA) within the bounds of the research project The Venice Biennale and the structures of the art sector, coordinated by Professor Beat Wyss from Karlsruhe University of Art and Design. She studied comparative literature, art history and theory and she focused on her MA thesis on the global phenomenon of contemporary art biennials, as it was mirrored in Romania. Since 2006 she is an art critic. Since 2008 she works as a radio author and journalist at the Romanian Broadcasting Corporation – Radio Romania Cultural. She is also a curator. In November 2015 her book „In This Pavilion One Can See Art. The History of the Romanian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale” was published at IDEA Publishing House from Cluj-Napoca, Romania. She pursued a research about the history of the Romanian participation at La Triennale di Milano. Since 2016, she is teaching within the master programme entitled ”Image - Theory and Practice” at CESI - Center of Excellence in Image Studies.