Winner of the City Council’s special prize: “800th anniversary University of Salamanca | ES
Second prize @ Novi Light Sensation 2019 | IT
3rd prize @ Lightup Festival Iasi 2019 | RO
Finalist at Art Vision - Modern/ Moscow | RU
Finalist at Kyiv Lights Festival/ Kiev | UKR
Best Romanian Film, Animest 2008 | RO
Cyber Young Creative Cannes Lions, 2005 / FR
contact: valichincisan [AT] gmail [DOT] com

Born in 1980, Lives and works in Bucharest/ RO

Educational background:

2003-2005 MA in Visual Arts, National University of Arts Bucharest
1999-2003 National University of Arts Bucharest, Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting Department, class of Prof. Ştefan Câlţia
1995-1999 Targu Mures Art High School

Videomapping, live acts & exhibitions (selection):

2019
LightUp Festival Iasi, RO
Novi Light Sensation, IT

2018
SSA Mapping/ Salvador, BR
Centenar Radu Beligan Mapping/ National Theatre Bucharest, RO
Art Vision - Modern/ Moscow, RU
The art of sharing/ Lille, FR
Light and Avant-garde Arts/ Salamanca, ES
Kyiv Lights Festival/ Kiev, UKR
2017
[UN]RELATED TIMES AND TOPICS/ MNAC Bucharest, RO
RO EXPERIMENTAL LIVE AV NIGHT/ Batofar, Paris, FR
2016
EMBODIMENTO/ SPOOTLIGHT/ Bucharest, RO
2013
A.LIVE FESTIVAL/ Design Factory, Bratislava, SK
ANIMATEKA/ Ljubljana/ SL 5TH GOLDEN KUKER/ Sofia/ BG
2012
The Romanian Cultural Festival/ Pod Baranami, Kracov, PL
2011
WINE/ ICR, The Collegium Nobilium, Warsav, PL
2010
EASTERNADAZED / Budapest, HU
2009
ANIMEST/ Bucharest, RO
2008
SEND & RECEIVE/ Dresda, DE
2007
Donumenta/ Regensburg, DE
TODAYSART, Hague, NL
Numusic/ Stavenger, NO
Wilsonic / Bratislava, SK
2006
AVnight / ICR London, UK
Offset/ Rome, IT
Fluid Image/ National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, RO
2005
Master exhibition/ Posibilă Gallery, Bucharest, RO
Javamuseum – Extasy, on-line show by Agricola de Cologne
2004
Formate/Moving patterns/ Kunsthalle, Vienna, AU
The Biennial of Young Artists/ Bucharest, RO
Against Space/ Dinamo Gallery, Budapest, HU
Vigil of planetary net art 03/ global network by Richard Barbeau
[R][R][F] XP/ global network by Agricola de Cologne
2002
Possibly Maybe/ Visual Artists Union Gallery, Tg-Mureş, RO
Carrozza da Letto/ UNA Gallery, Bucharest, RO

Others
2005
Participation at the competition Cyber Young Creative, Cannes Lion, France

Awards

2018, Winner of the City Council’s special prize: “800th anniversary University of Salamanca”.
2009, Animest, Best Romanian Film
contact: cojanu13bis [AT] yahoo [DOT] com

Cultural manager, contemporary art curator and writer.
Collaborates as a curator with the main art institutions and galleries in Bucharest and runs his independent art platform and gallery 1001 ARTE.
Produced and wrote cultural TV Shows for the Public Television of Romania and art exhibitions for National Museum of Contemporary Art, Cultural Center of Bucharest, H’art Gallery, Cărturești Carousel Art Center and 1001 ARTE Appendix Gallery.