Cosmin Costinas


Cosmin Costinas (b. 1982, Satu Mare, Romania) is a writer, art critic and curator based in Berlin. He is contributing editor of the magazines Idea Arts + Society (Cluj) and Version (Paris/Cluj) as well as advisory board member of PATTERNS/ERSTE Foundation (Vienna). His curatorial projects include "Textground" (2004), "Secularity after Complicity" (2005), "After the Happy Nineties" (2005), "Tales from the Other Side" (2005), "Like an Attali report, but different. On fiction and political imagination" (2008/2009). Together with Binna Choi and Kyongfa Che he runs Electric Palm Tree, a long term curatorial platform for research and production. He co-authored the novel Philip (Project Press, Dublin, 2007) and has contributed to magazines, books and exhibition catalogues across Europe and South-East Asia and has lectured in institutions and universities in Europe and China. Cosmin Costinas was one of the editors of documenta 12 magazines (Vienna/Kassel).

Cosmin Costinas was guest of workshop and lecture series The Producers organized by Kunsthalle Budapest in cooperation with ACAX.