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“In her videos, Botea very often refers to modes of re-enactment and role-play; but her main target is not to create a fiction that is taken for reality. Her interest lies in the reality of the performance and the authentic individuality of the performers.” (Oliver Kielmayer)


International Film Festival Rotterdam 45th edition , 21st January-7th February
Shorts Special: Irina Botea
Visegard Grant, at Open Society Archives, Budapest (January-March)

Irina Botea receives 3Arts Award (Oct 8th)
Phalanstere-solo show at Julius Caesar, Chicago
It is now a matter of learning hope-solo show at ThreeWalls Chicago
Romanian Film festival Chicago, Facets Cinematheque
Ingràvid Festival, Figueras, Spain
Crosstalk Video Art Festival Budapest, Hu
Ghost Nature, Gallery 400, Chicago, US
Ghost nature: Le Phantôme de la nature, La Box, Bourges, France
The Forgotten Pioneer Movement, DISTRICT Kunst und Kulturförderung, Berlin, Germany
Momentum, Aiurart Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
Sights and Sounds, Jewish Museum, NY, US A Few Grams of Red, Yellow, Blue, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle in Warsaw, Poland

55th Venice Biennial-Reflection Center for Suspended History
Film Postale, a collaboration with Nicu Ilfoveanu
4th Athens Biennale 2013 AGORA
Athens, Greece
29 September 2013 – 1 December 2013
You Only Fall Twice at Centre for Contemporary Art Derry – Londonderry
Derry – Londonderry, Ireland
*with Nicu Ilfoveanu
curated by Beirut and FormContent
July 13 – August 18
Artist in residence at AIR-Krems
Krems an der Donau, Austria
June – July
Translating Impossible Projects workshop
Center for Contemporary Creation Matadero, Madrid, Spain
The workshop is part of the Curators’ Network public programme.
June 28