Simona Vilău

Simona Vilău (b. 1983) is an artist and curator based in Bucharest.
In 2011, she was the curator of LC Foundation Contemporary Art Centre in
Bucharest and started as a member of Spațiul Platforma’s team, in the framework of Anexa MNAC Bucharest (until 2012). She developed projects with artists concerned with provocative, transgressive aesthetics, being interested, as a curator, both in old and newmedia.
As a researcher, she is a contributor to the project Eastern European Collectors, initiated by Hans Knoll (owner of Knollgalerie, in Vienna and Budapest). She is a permanent collaborator of Revista ARTA and holds a Ph.D. in Art History, with a dissertation about the image of violence in Romanian contemporary art.

March 31, 2015

The Stone Age of emotional technology

Ștefan Radu Crețu’s art is meant to approach the artistic object and experimentation on the living element. It has no smell, it is only equipped with ON/OFF buttons.

— Simona Vilău

December 17, 2014

Fluffy Memories that Hurt

Pink anatomies sprawled over luxurious decors that are intensely, psychedelically colored, have become emblematic elements for Suzana Dan’s paintings and for the painting transgression of the 2000’s.

— Simona Vilău