Judit Angel





Born in Arad, Romania. Between 1990 – 1998 chief curator of the Art Museum of Arad, Romania. Museum activity focusing on the foundation of a Romanian contemporary art collection, of a documentation section on international contemporary art. Curator of the exhibitions Art Unlimited ltd. (1994), Inter(n) (1995), complexul muzeal (1996), Fran Siegel, Light/Shadow (1997), Antoni Muntadas, On Translation: Culoarea (1998) at the Art Museum of Arad. Commissioner of the Romanian Pavilion, curator of the Report exhibition, Venice Biennial (1999).

From 1998 she works as a curator at the Mûcsarnok/Kunsthalle in Budapest. Selected curated exhibitions: Akademie Schloss Solitude in Budapest (Ernst Museum, Budapest, 1999), Service (Mûcsarnok, Budapest, 2001,), Parti pris (with Ami Barak, FRAC Languedoc - Roussillon, Montpellier, France, 2001,), M-mobile program (small gallery, Mûcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest, 2002,), Differentia specifica (Prague Biennial, Prague, 2003), Balkan Konsulat: Budapest (, Graz, 2003), Poesis.The Everyday Differently (Mûcsarnok / Kunsthalle, Budapest, 2003), On Difference#2: Grenzwertig / It’s Up to Us! (co-curator, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, 2006), What’s Up? Contemporary Hungarian Art (with Zsolt Petrányi, Műcsarnok, Budapest, 2008), Interval exhibition series (Dorottya Gallery, Budapest, 2009), Related Spaces (with Eszter Steierhoffer, Ernst Museum, Budapest, 2010), When History Comes Knocking: Romanian Art from the 80s and 90s in Close Up (Galeria Plan B, Berlin, 2010), Experiment and Community. Atelier 35 of Oradea 1981–1995 (MODEM, Debrecen, Hungary, 2011).

Author of articles on contemporary art published in catalogues and reviews (Arta, Intermedia, Beaux-Arts, IDEA, exindex, Gazet’art). Between 2000 - 2009 correspondent for Hungary for Flash Art International. Between 2002-2007 editor for Romania for Praesens (Budapest).

Member of the group Kinema-Ikon, Arad. Member of the Hungarian and Romanian Sections of the AICA. Member of the SCCA - Bucharest board between 1996–1998. Since 2005 board-member of, Budapest. Jury member of Henkel Art Award, Budapest (2010,2011), of KulturKontakt Austria residency programme (2010), of the Hungarian Institute for Culture and Art Public Art programme (2009-2011).

PhD in art history (Eötvös Loránd University Budapest).

Awards: Lajos Németh Award for curatorial work, 2008; AICA Hungary Award for curatorial work, 2010.