Timisoara, this collective exerted a profound influence over the contemporary art landscape within the nation, while also reshaping artistic pedagogy through their experimental, innovative, and interdisciplinary approaches.
By merging the essence of the Romanian Pavilion at the 2023 edition of the International Architecture Exhibition - the Biennale di Venezia, titled "NOW-HERE-THERE," with the rich historical narrative of the campus and the esteemed Politehnica University of Timisoara, the exhibition "UPT Creative Campus - 100 years of sharing knowledge" proposes to shed light upon obscure pedagogical experiments that transpired over half a century ago within Romanian higher education.
During this event, esteemed architect and professor, Dr. Vlad Gaivoronschi, shall deliver a presentation titled "Sigma Group Pedagogy in the School of Architecture in Timisoara," delving into the influential contributions made by this artistic collective to the campus's identity. In this enlightening discourse, the interplay between art, mathematics, psychology, and architecture in the educational realm will be explored, showcasing the intricacies of their integration.
This event is preceded by the presentation of the national cultural program "Timisoara 2023 - European Capital of Culture in 2023," an initiative supported by representatives from the Project Center of the Municipality of Timisoara.
Located within the esteemed Giardini della Biennale in Venice, the Romanian pavilion will host this noteworthy event, which forms an integral part of Romania's comprehensive outreach program for its participation in the biennale.