Larisa Sitar (b. 1984) lives and works in Bucharest. In 2008 she graduated from the Department of Photography and Moving Image of The National University of Arts in Bucharest, where she also took a Master's Degree in 2010. In her work she investigates issues of cultural heritage, local values, national identity, memory and nostalgia, making use of different media (photography, video, installations, drawing, object).
Selected group exhibitions: Remembering Landscape, The National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest (2018); Romanian* Art Now,Suprainfnit Gallery, Bucharest (2018); El 85% de la matèria, Mataró Art Contemporani, Spain; The Fortress of Solitude from the holy wood of eternal noise, duo show in dialogue with Roman Štětina, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest (2016); Inventing the Truth. On fiction and reality, Romanian National participation at the 56th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia (2015); WHAT ABOUT Y[OUR] MEMORY, The National Museum of Contemporary Art Bucharest (2014); PASAJ, The National Museum of Contemporary Art—Annex, Bucharest (2014); Care Crisis, Futura Gallery, Prague (2012); Essl Art Award CEE, Winners Exhibition, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg/Vienna (2011); Start Point Prize nominee exhibition, GASK, Kutná Hora and NTK gallery, Prague (2010).
Supported by the Romanian Cultural Institute in the framework of Europalia Romania Festival