Iulia Popovici

Iulia Popovici is a performing arts critic and curator. She is editor for the performing arts section at the Observator cultural weekly cultural magazine (Bucharest). She has written about the alternative performing arts scene, collectives and artists in Romania and Eastern Europe, as well as about regional identity and the social challenges of contemporary art (in magazines such as IDEA, Scena.ro, Long April, Criticatac.ro – Romania, UBU, Le Bruit du Monde – France, Szinház – Hungary; Dialog and Teatr – Poland, HowlRound.com, Critical Stages). Since 2011, she has been co-curator of the Independent Performing Arts Platform presented in the framework of the Temps d’Images Festival in Cluj, and in 2013 and 2014, she curated a pilot-showcase of independent performing arts (mainly dance) in Bucharest.