Daria Ghiu

Daria Ghiu (b. 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 in Venice. 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. 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 and she writes art reviews and essays in Romanian cultural and art magazines and international art magazines. Since 2008 she works as a radio author and journalist at the Romanian Broadcasting Corporation – Radio Romania Cultural. She is also a curator (In This Pavilion One Can See Art. 89 Years with La Biennale, 2013, tranzit .ro/Bucharest, Sights and Sounds: Romania, 2014, The Jewish Museum, New York). At the moment she is pursuing a postdoctoral research about national representation, with a focus on the Triennale di Milano.