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FOTO robert LIXandru

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“Don’t shoot what it looks like. Shoot what it feels like.”
David Alan Harvey

Photography is an art

It’s about finding extra-ordinary

In an ordinary place

born in aiud, romania/ the 26 th of august, 1976

artistic background

personal exhibitions
• „Traveler Through American Museums: Brâncuşi, Picasso, Rodin, Giacometti…” a photographic diary by Robert Lixandru;
• photo art exhibition “China step by step”
• photo art exhibition „Time crossing Aiud”
• street art photography exhibition “Aiud – travel in time”

exhibitions / art camps
• arranger of international art exhibitions
• founder and arranger of “inter-art” international art camps, aiud, romania
• participant at art workshops / group exhibitions / mail art exhibitions
– New York (United Nations Headquarters, Romanian Cultural Institute), Washington (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Schoolars), Kutztown, PA (“New Arts Program” Gallery), Dallas – USA
– Vienna (Galerie Time) – Austria
– Vichy (Pole Lardy), Chatel Montagne (Maison du Patrimoine) – France
– Petion Ville (Brazilian Institute, Hotel de Ville de Pétionville) – Haiti
– Bruxelles (European Parliament) – Belgium
– Geneve (Palais de Nations) – Switzerland
– Yinchuan (Impression Home Hotel) – China
– Aiud, Alba Iulia, Cluj Napoca, Deva, Hunedoara, Bucharest (Palace of Parliament and National Library of Romania) – Romania

publications
• “Time crossing Aiud”, edited by the “l. rebreanu” cultural center aiud and the “inter-art” foundation aiud, romania
• “Aiud in black and white, seen by Robert Lixandru, Stefan Balog, Andrei Bakó, Ioan Hădărig”, edited by the “inter-art” foundation aiud, romania
• “images from the old aiud” ed. I 2008, ed. II 2011, ed. III 2012 and ed. IV 2014, edited by the “l. rebreanu” cultural center aiud, romania

artistic roles

• founder, together with ştefan balog and ioan hădărig of the “inter-art” foundation (1988), the “inter-art” galleries (2000) and the “inter-art” contemporary art museum (2005) in aiud, romania
In spring 2000, at the initiative of the “Inter-Art” Foundation Aiud and by the decision of the Local Council, Aiud municipality received the title “City of Arts”.

• member of the “inter-art” organizer council of the international “inter-art” art camp in aiud (1996 - 2018), the international “inter-art” youth art camp - aiud (2006 - 2015), international “wine - art” graphic camp - alba iulia (2007, 2008), international “prison art” camp - aiud (2008), the international humour festival – aiud (2004 – 2018), international photo and documentary movie festival “ARTaiud” (2005 – 2018), international mail art exhibitions (2000 – 2018), intercontinental small graphic biennial – aiud (2006 - 2018)

• photographer of the “inter-art” foundation aiud, with over 150.000 photos realised during “inter-art” foundation activities (1998 – 2018)

prizes

• 1st place for the participation in the “create your own mineral water bottle” contest, proposed by biborteni, romania
• mention in “vacante si calatorii” magazine at the contest with theme “urban landscape”
• 3rd place in “photo magazine” at the contest with theme “country life”

Title of “Honorary Citizen of Aiud”
for outstanding merits in cultural and artistic fields (2015).