Apparatus 22

Artist, Resident

Apparatus 22 is a transdisciplinary art collective founded in January 2011 by current members Erika Olea, Maria Farcas, Dragos Olea together with Ioana Nemes (1979 – 2011) in Bucharest, Romania. Since 2015 they are working between Bucharest, Brussels and Suprainfinit (utopian universe). The work of Apparatus 22 was presented in exhibitions at La Biennale di Venezia 2013, MUMOK, Vienna (AT), BOZAR – Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels (BE), Museion, Bolzano (IT), Kunsthalle Wien (AT), Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart (DE), Contemporary Art Museum (MNAC), Bucharest (RO), KunstMuseum Linz (AT), La Triennale di Milano (IT), CIAP, Hasselt (BE), etc.; performances at MAK, Vienna (AT), Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, (NL), Kunsthal Gent (BE), Villa Empain, Brussels (BE), SMAK Gent, (BE), etc.; Apparatus 22 also works beyond institutions via performances in public spaces, interventions in private spaces and other hybrid forms.

BAR Resident Project: Art Is Work, Apparatus 22