Closing Chronic desire – Sete cronică

„Chronic desire – Sete cronică”, the central group exhibition inaugurated at the Opening of Timisoara 2023 – European Capital of Culture, will have its finissage between 21-23 April.

We invite you to find new questions to old answers on current social issues, in a series of workshops, debates, guided tours and concerts that will take place during the weekend in all 4 exhibition spaces: the Garrison Command, Maria Theresia Bastion, "Corneliu Miklosi" Public Transport Museum and Ștefania Palace.

The exhibition "Chronic desire – Sete cronică" is curated by Corina Oprea, Brîndușa Tudor and Cosmina Goagea, members of the Timișoara 2023 Curatorial Team.

21 April 2023, 10:00-12:30

“Corneliu Miklosi” Museum of Public Transport

  • Unfinishing the Cultural Houses – An intergenerational conversation about the possibility of reconsidering Culture Houses as viable institutions for the present

With: Edgar Schmitz, Irina Botea Bucan, Miki Braniște, Irina Vâstraș-Tătar and students from Babeș-Boyai University from Cluj and from West University Timișoara

22 April 2023, 11:30-12:45

“Corneliu Miklosi” Museum of Public Transport

  • Environmental Justice Questions, organised and edited by Harun Morrison
    Language: English for the final discussion, Romanian for the group discussions
    Limited number of places: 36, RSVP required. Please confirm your participation HERE 

“Environmental Justice Questions”, organised and edited by Harun Morrison, is a growing compilation of questions for discussion and debate. Harun has invited a range of people including artworkers, scientists, activists, writers, theorists, architects, growers, natural historians and horticulturalists to propose questions relating to environmental justice.

Join us on 22 April 2023 (International Earth Day) at 11:30 am to participate in a group discussion centred around these questions.

Environmental Justice Questions was originally commissioned by Mossutstallningar with additional support from V&A Dundee and APAP network. 

22 April 2023, 14:00-14:45

Garrison Command building, Liberty Square

  • Guided Tour: Mircea Nicolae Small Things, Little Things

22 April 2023, 15:00-16:45

Maria Theresia Bastion, Gallery 3

  • Weaving Roma Culture into the Fabric of Sustainable Development
    Language: English, Romani
    Limited number of places: 50, RSVP required. Please confirm your participation HERE

ERIAC brings together Roma and non-Roma experts and policymakers for a transdisciplinary discussion on the role of culture in achieving sustainable development in Europe, in the event series “Bringing the EU Close to Roma” in the framework of ERIACNET4EU - ERIAC Network to Advance Roma Inclusion by Combatting and Preventing Antigypsyism in the EU.

22 April 2023, 17:00-18:30

Garrison Command building, Liberty Square
Language: mainly English

  • Guided tour: Mihaela Cîmpeanu (artist, Romania), Sead Kazanxhiu (artist, Albania), and Timea Jungahus (curator, ERIAC Executive Director) in conversation with Corina Oprea, co-curator of the main exhibition of Timisoara 2023 programming “Chronic Desire”, curated by Cosmina Goagea, Brindusa Tudor and Corina Oprea.

22 April 2023, 20:00-21:30

Liberty Square

23 April 2023, 11-12

“Corneliu Miklosi” Museum of Public Transport

  • Curators’ guided tour 

23 April 2023, 12:30-13:30

Ștefania Palace

  • Curators’ guided tour

23 April 2023, 16:00-17:30

Maria Theresia Bastion, Gallery 2

  • Presentation of Mircea Nicolae’s body of work

23 April 2023, 20:00

Union Square

This project is part of the national cultural programme "Timișoara – European Capital of Culture in the year 2023" and is funded by the City of Timișoara, through the Center for Projects.

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Chronic Desire - Sete cronică Main group exhibition

Chronic Desire - Sete cronică Main group exhibition