Nóra Ugron

Nóra Ugron (b. 1994) works as a political justice activist as part of the Căși Sociale ACUM! movement and as an anti-species intersectional feminist. As an employed translator, editor and researcher, she facilitates the production of critical awareness. She is a member of several radical left groups such as the A-house Collective, Meduza Kolektiv, Pagini Libere Publishing House, the EAST network, the LeftEast platform and the ELMO network. She works to build resilient communities and networks, based on mutual care and camaraderie in the region, she believes in a queer-feminist, decolonial, anti-capitalist and liberating future. She is a member of the Cenacle X. In her poems and in her artistic work, she begins with the feminist statement that the personal is always political. By transforming her own experiences, desires and feelings into art, she attempts to create fictitious spaces where all bodies, human and non-human, have the opportunity to manifest as free as possible from oppression. She graduated from the Faculty of Letters at Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca and is currently a PhD student in gender studies at the University of Turku, Finland. She also works as a theater critic, interested in research into theater and political art, speculative fiction, anti-capitalist and anti-authoritarian movements, queer-feminist and posthumanist theories, and fairer possibilities for cohabitation on the planet. She lives in Cluj-Napoca, somewhere in eternal motion between Cluj, Bucharest and Finland.