Exhibition & Residency:
February 1 – March 31, 2012
Iosif Kiraly’s work focuses on the relationship between perception, time and memory. Since 1990 Iosif has been involved in various art projects, independently and in the art group subREAL. Since 2000, he has collaborated with a team of architects in a photo-documentary project on the changes in daily life and urban environment in post-communist Romania.
He has an extensive international exhibition record, and has participated in numerous biennials. Kiraly was born in 1957 in Resita, Romania and lives in Bucharest, Romania. He has an MA in architecture from the Ion Mincu Institute for Architecture and Urbanism and a PhD in Visual Arts from the National University of Arts Bucharest. Kiraly is an Associate Professor at the National University of Arts Bucharest where he has taught since 1992 and co-founded in 1995 the Department of Photography and Time-based Media Art at the National University of Arts, Bucharest. Kiraly’s residency at 18th Street Arts Center was made possible by the Trust for Mutual Understanding.