Alina Șerban is an art historian, curator, Bucharest/Romania. The projects initiated by her are based on a research-oriented practice playing with various formats: from lectures to film screenings, from public art commissions to exhibitions, from networking events to publishing. She edited publications of the Romanian Neo-Avant-Garde artists Ion Grigorescu and Geta Brătescu (Sternberg Press Berlin) and the artist-book Series. Multiples. Realisms, a project developed together with the Romanian photographer Nicu Ilfoveanu. She is involved in research and editorial projects, and holds theoretical presentations and lectures at various international conferences. Șerban curated the Romanian Pavilion at the 53rd International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia in 2009, which was exhibited at the Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago in 2010.
She is currently conducting two exhibition projects, Vision of a Nation in collaboration with Fotogalleriet Oslo and Enchanting Views: Romanian Black Sea Tourism Planning and Architecture of the 1960s and ‘70s together with architects Kalliopi Dimou & Sorin Istudor, supported by the Graham Foundation in Chicago/USA.
Alina Șerban is a fellow in cooperation with Künstlerhaus Stuttgart.