Lecture by Matei Bejenaru
Matei Bejenaru is an artist and curator, and the initiator of the Periferic Biennial in Romania. He is engaged in analyzing the effects of globalization in post-Communist countries. In 2003, for the second Tirana Biennial, he installed a water post in the city center offering free water to local Albanian inhabitants. In 2005 he published in Idea Magazine (and later exhibited) a traveling guide for Romanian illegal workers. And in 2007 he exhibited at Tate Modern in London a project involving the Romanian community in the U.K. Since 2010 he has been developing Songs for a Better Future, a series of choral performances addressing perceptions of the future.