Decebal Scriba n. 1944

DECEBAL SCRIBA has been living in Fontainebleau-Avon since 1991. He is an artist approaching media such as photography, installation, performance and video art, with sustained activity in the sphere of conceptual art, in which he also integrates his preoccupation with drawing. Along with Nadina Scriba, he initiated the document video project House pARTy, editions I and II, between 1987 and 1988, in Bucharest. He has exhibited in Romania starting in 1974, participating in notable historical group exhibitions. During the communist regime, he participated in several projects abroad, between 1973 and 1988, which encouraged art by correspondence, or mail-art, such as Objeto de Interferencia, Sao Paulo (1985) or the ecological project Messagio Terra, Milan (1983). His works have been presented in important exhibitions in artspaces such as Kommunale Galerie Berlin (2021), CC Strombeek in the Framework of Europalia (2019), Ex-east – l’Espace Niemeyer (2019), Salonul de Proiecte, Bucharest (2019, 2017), Spinnerei Leipzig (2019), Anca Poterasu Gallery (2019, 2018), Kunsthalle Mulhouse (2019), Art Encounters Biennial, Timisoara (2017), Calina Gallery (2016), ), tranzit.ro/bucuresti (2015), Victoria Art Center (2015)

Selected Solo Shows

2019 Passages , Anne-Sarah Bénichou, Paris, France

2018 Memory Clouds , Anca Poterasu Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

2017 Separating Systems , Calina Gallery, Romania

2015 In-Side/Out-Side , Victoria Art Center, Bucharest, Romania

Selected Group Shows

2021 Crossing the same circumstances , Kommunale Galerie, Berlin

2019 Because in our dreams we took risks , Art Encounters Foundation, Timisoara

2019 Displacement And Togetherness , CC Strombeek in the Framework of Europalia

2019 Présence, Anne-Sarah Bénichou , Paris, France

2019 This Part That Seemingly Needs To Be Extruded Through A Place In My Body , Salonul de Proiecte, Bucharest

2019 What ties us together , BF15 Gallery, Lyon

2019 The Infinite Convergence , Anca Poterasu Gallery, Bucharest

2019 La Brique, the Brick, Cărămida , La Kunsthalle Mulhouse

2019 Ex-east Des histoires passées et récentes des avant-gardes roumaines , Paris, France

2017 Art Encounters Timișoara Art Biennial: Life A User’s Manual , Timișoara, Romania

2017 Beyond the Concept Frontier, collateral event to Art Encounters Timisoara Art Biennial: Life A User’s Manual,The -Ion Mincu- Technical College Cafeteria , Timisoara

2017 Situations and Concepts , Salonul de Proiecte, Bucharest, Romania

2015 house pARTy , tranzit.ro, Bucharest, Romania

2012 The Poetics of Politics , Propaganda Gallery, Warsow, Poland

2011 When History Comes Knocking: Romanian Art from the 80s and 90s in Close Up , Plan B Gallery, Berlin, Germany

1996 Experiment in Romanian Art Since 1960 , National Theatre, Bucharest

1986 Spațiu-Oglindă [Space-Mirror] , The Institute of Architecture, Bucharest, Romania

1985 Objeto de Interferencia , São Paulo, Brasil [mail art]

1983 Messagio Terra , Milano, Italy [mail art]

1982 Spațiu-Obiect [Space-Object] , The Institute of Architecture, Bucharest, Romania

1979 Photography and experimental film , House of Art, Bucharest, Romania

1974 Situation and concept , Atelier35, Bucharest, Romania