An article by Severine Grosjean
In Cluj, the local artistic scene develops slowly but surely.
Mirela Moscu, solo show
Lateral ArtSpace is an exhibition and project space run by non-profit artists located at the Cluj-Napoca Brush Painting Factory in Romania. Founded in 2012, it is coordinated by three Romanian artists: Dragoş Bădiţă, Cristina Curcan and Lucian Indrei.
Lateral Art Space is located in a site that remains essential for the cultural scene in Cluj. It is a pole of support for artistic creation dedicated to contemporary forms.
Show Don’t Tell, Linus Rauch and Phillipp Rossle
Lateral Art Sapce is a name that resonates in many places. It is a space that blurs the borders. It tends to mix, to summon other disciplines. The artistic boundaries become porous and the team of this unconventional place out of the economic circuits and the pressures of the diffusion is devoted to the research, the creation. It is a place where the peripheries are free to work together.
Being Mountains Being Seas, group exhibition
It is dedicated to local, national and international emerging artists. The project began as a response to the lack of exposure opportunities for emerging artists and is open to various projects and collaborations, workshops and interdisciplinary research.
The space has a bigger role in this community. It provides a platform for artists to experiment despite the financial problems that this kind of space is facing in Romaniaand exhibiting authentic artistic voices.
Lateral Art Space is a bold initiative. It is a place where the visual arts where the visual arts and artists meet the public.
Lateral Art Space has created a place of representation and experimentation necessary. It offers a program with a courageous vision. The exhibition space has the will and determination to present projects that are not limited to a system of values, but the Lateral Art Space team likes to take risks.