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SAFIR & RIFAS

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Safir and Rifas born in 11.23.1987,/28.04.1983 in Deva, graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts, Painting Department, UAD, Cluj-Napoca, we studied Fine Arts under the guidance of the Romanian contemporary art names like Ioan Sbarciu, Nicolae Man, Ioan Aurel Muresan, Florin Maxa.
After graduation from Cluj- Napoca ,we improved our gained knowledge, in the Western University, at Faculty of Arts and Design, Department of Painting, following Master courses given by renowned professors such as: Daniela Acea, David Carol, Ileana Pintilie, Dacian Andoni.
Our creations include traditional painting, figurative or abstract, original concepts, photography, photo - manipulation, digital art.
Mixed technique paintings are made by joining or patching pictorial surface with different combinations of materials and textures of cloth, cardboard, plywood, crystals and pulp color, well integrated in the coherence compositional structure.
On the one hand, we give free will to the flow evolution and informal gestures, stimulating disintegratives forces, and on the other hand, clarifying forms of human traits, these wandering spirits are pushed to the limit of a symbolic dialogue with the audience.
Substrate raise topics of psychological, philosophical, mystical, mythological, fantastic, romantic, literary, mathematical, metaphorical vision prior to painting, through metamorphosis and anamorphosis the figurative to the abstract images, from real to imaginary.
Theme, style and artistic approach, pictorial plans, suggests that the sources of inspiration, are the works of several renowned artists from art history: Damien Hirst, Jeff Koons, Paul McCarthy, Matthew Barney, Jake & Dinos Chapman, Vanessa Beecroft, Bill Viola, Gunter Bruss, Otto Muehl, Glenn Brown, Ion Grigorescu, Klimt, Picasso, Chagal, Otto Dix, Turner, Constable, Fussli, Munch, Delacroix, Rubens, Caravaggio, Titian, Van Gogh, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Goya, Gustave Dore.
Among the most important events that have participated include:
Exhibition ' Entropy Field ' in 2011, the Art Gallery Colorida, Portugal;
Exhibition 'Memorandum Rock', 2011, Cultural Center Habitus, Sibiu International Festival in Artmania;
Exhibition 'Im Kontext' - Schnell Hans International Kunst der Gegenwart, 2011, Austria;
Exhibition of master students entitled : 'The need of entropy' Pygamalion Art House, Timisoara;
UAD graduate exhibition, Promotia2009 at Expo-Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca.

SAFIR

Education:

2009-2011-Universitary studies at the University of the West, Faculty of Arts and Design Painting: Image Sources and Resources ;
2010 - Workshop at Summer School, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, with the artist Hans Schnell;
2006 - 2009 - Graduated from the University of Art and Design, UAD. Cluj-Napoca;
2008-2009 Erasmus, the Academia di Belle Arti, San Martino delle Scale, Italy.
2001 - 2006 - Graduated Highschool of Music and Fine Arts 'Sigismund Toduta', Deva;


Certificates, courses and awards:

National Olympics of Visual Arts and Art History, 3rd prize, graphics.
A l'Olimpiades 2003,de la Francophonie,des Arts et de la Culture-La medaille de bronze.
A l'Olympiades 2001 de la Francophnie,des Arts et de la Culture-La medaille d'Argent. At th International contest :Affiche ta Citoyenennete Europeenne-La medaille de bronze. Certificate of professional competence, artistic techniques, graphics technician

Personal exhibitions:

2011-2012 - Participation in Expo ArtZept 2011 - Zepter International Design Award, Italy, 'Box for Everything and for nothing'', along with other participating exhibits will be displayed in a traveling exhibition organized by Zepter International, which will visit cities large worldwide, and will be presented in an exhibition catalog.
2011-Personal exhibition 'Rock Memorandum' Habitus Cultural Center, Sibiu Artmania International Festival;
2007 - Exhibition of paintings, titled, “In Joy & Sorrow” at the ''Rock, Jazz & Blues'', Deva;
2007 - Exhibition of paintings at the titled ''Death embrace, ''Rock, Jazz & Blues”, , Deva;
2006 - Exhibition of paintings, titled ''In Joy & Sorrow'' at ''Jazz'' , Cluj-Napoca;
2006 - Personal exhibition of drawings, with the series of portraits titled'' Expressive'', ''Rock, Jazz & Blues'', Deva;
2006 - Exhibition of drawings, a series of portraits titled ''Expressive'' at ''Seven club”, Cluj-Napoca;

Group exhibitions:

2011-Participation in MBA graduate exhibition, Painting, in the Faculty of Arts and Design, UVT-Timisoara;
2011 - Exhibition 'Im Kontext' - Schnell Hans International Kunst der Gegenwart, Austria, along with famous artists such as: Josef Beuys, Hans Schnell, Paul Schneider, Emil Schumacher etc.
2010-Participated of 1year Master students exhibition, Painting, Timisoara-titled: 'The need of entropy' at Pygmalion Art House Gallery, Timisoara;
2010 Participated in the exhibition-‘’ Open gallery '', with 'Metamorphosis' at the Forma Art Gallery center , Deva.
2010 Participated in UVT students group exhibition, 'Death Embrace', Arad;
2010 - Participated in group exhibition ''The city days'' with work ‘'Sunset Boulevard''-Campina;
2009 Participated in group exhibition series oil on canvas, licensed works, entitled, 'Fall of Adam, Creation of demonic Rebellion', the center Expo-Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca.
2009 Participated in group exhibition with work, 'Metamorphosis' at Visual Arts Fair, Museum of Art, Timisoara.
2006 Participated in group exhibition, graphics illustrations, for the book 'Adam and Eve by Liviu Rebreanu' the Diploma entitled 'Adam and Eve', at the Forma Art Gallery center, Deva.


RIFAS

Education:

2009-2011-Universitary studies at the University of the West, Faculty of Arts and Design Painting: Image Sources and Resources;
2010 - Workshop at Summer School, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, the artist Hans Schnell;
2001 - 2006 - Graduated from the University of Art and Design, UADCluj-Napoca;
1997 - 2001 - Graduated Highschool of Music and Fine Arts 'Sigismund Toduta' Deva;


Certificates, courses and awards:

Award 1997-III,-won National Fine Arts Competition titled 'Atelier8';
Award 1998-III,-obtained for the contest poster 'Europe ordinary people';
2001-Certificate of professional competence-Technician in Textile Arts;

Personal exhibitions:

2011-2012 - Participation in Expo ArtZept 2011 - Zepter International Design Award, Italy, 'Box for Everything and for nothing'', along with other participating exhibits will be displayed in a traveling exhibition organized by Zepter International, which will visit cities large worldwide, and will be presented in an exhibition catalog.
2011-Personal exhibition of 'Entropy Field ' 2011, the Art Gallery Colorida, Portugal;
2011-Personal exhibition 'Rock Memorandum' Habitus Cultural Center, Sibiu International Festival in Artmania;
2006 Personal exhibition of digital art at the Cultural Center of the Library of Octavian Goga, Cluj-Napoca.
2004 - Exhibition of paintings and drawings ''Jazz''- Cluj-Napoca,''called''Bloody darkness;
2005 - Exhibition of paintings and drawings ''Rock, Jazz & Blues,''Deva,''series of portraits titled'' Rock stars;
2005 - Exhibition of paintings at ''Rock, Jazz & Blues,''Deva,''called''Bloody darkness;
2006 - Exhibition of paintings and drawings, ''Seven'' club , Cluj-Napoca, the series of portraits titled'' Rock stars'';
2006 - Exhibition of paintings at ''Rock, Jazz & Blues'', Deva, titled ''Fall'';
2003 - Exhibition of paintings at ''Jazz''Cluj-Napoca, the series of portraits titled ''Rock stars'';

Group Exhibitions:

2011-Participation in MBA graduate exhibition, Painting, in the Faculty of Arts and Design, UVT-Timisoara;
2011 - Exhibition 'Im Kontext' - Schnell Hans International Kunst der Gegenwart, Austria, along with famous artists such as: Josef Beuys, Hans Schnell, Paul Schneider, Emil Schumacher etc.
4-30iunie2010-Participation of I-Master students exhibition, Painting, Timisoara, titled: 'The need of entropy' Pygmalion in the House Art Gallery, Timisoara;
2010 Participation in the exhibition''Open gallery '', with 'Defragmentation' Art Gallery in the Forma Art Gallery Center , Deva.
2010 Participated in UVT students group exhibition with work, 'Cadaverik' Arad;
2010 - Participated in group exhibition The city Days, with work “Crepuscular Town'', Campina;
2009 Participated in group exhibition with work, 'Defragmentation' at Visual Arts Fair, Museum of Art, Timisoara.

2008 Participated in group exhibition, with the project, 'Liberty, Equality, fraternity,' Graffiti Happening – Experimental Art, at Forma Art Gallery Center, Deva.