Gates and Windows (Small Architectures)
Eva Berendes was born in Germany in 1974 and studied a Master of Fine Arts at Chelsea College of Art & Design. Her approach is characterised by thinking through purely abstract and visible forms in multiple fields ranging from decoration, exhibition, furniture design to urban infrastructure. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, the HdK (UdK) in Berlin and the Chelsea College of Art and Design in London. He has exhibited his work in galleries and institutions such as the Hara Museum in Tokyo, the CRG Gallery in New York, the Witte de With in Rotterdam, the Daimler Collection in Berlin, the S1 Artspace in Sheffleld and the de Vleeshal in Middelburg. She has received grants from the DAAD, the Art Fund Foundation and the Pollock Krasner Foundation, and was recently awarded the Bonner Kunstpreis 2021.
Arantxa Etcheverria was born in France in 1975 and has lived and worked in Romania since 2006. She studied visual arts at the Villa Arson in Nice and scenography and costume design at the National Theatre of Strasbourg. Her latest solo exhibitions include Red Door (2018), at the Creart gallery in Bucharest, Interiors (2017) at the Victoria Art Center, or Comedy and Given Random in Musette Cube and Atelier 35 (2015). Anatomy (2014) at Alert studio Bucharest, Corner (2014) at Calina Gallery in Timisoara or Studio / Structures (2014) at the MNAC Anexa. Arantxa has participated in several collective exhibitions, such as Media Art Festival in Arad (2016-2018), in
Art on Stage (2018), Art Safari, and at the festival Awake (2018), Life as a User's Manual(2017), Art Encounters Biennale Timișoara. She was also artistic director of Treasure, a film directed by Corneliu Porumboiu, awarded in 2015 with Un Certain Talent in the section Un Certain Regard at the Cannes Film Festival.