Performance Art Programme at the Museum of Contemporary Art
Ioana is curating the production of 3 to 4 new works across 2018 as part of her curatorial mission at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Bucharest. Open call here

February - November 2018
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Ioana is developping a new show on her generation, based on the shocking events at the Colectiv Club where 64 people died in 2015. The project is supported by AFCN and co-produced with National Theatre in Craiova, Andrei Muresanu Theatre. Bucharest location will soon be announced. Her team is formed of writers, visual artists and researchers Catalin Rulea, Svetlana Carstean, Laura Stefanut, Smaranda Nicolau and produced by Biatrice Cozmolici.

WHITE HORSE toured 6 cities in Romania - Cluj, Craiova, Iasi, Bucuresti, Sfantu Gheorghe, Piatra Neamt and was supported by National and Local theatres and festivals.
OMG is part of the ongoing theatre season at Andrei Muresanu Theatre and will be touring locally and internationally in 2018 and 2019.

September 2017
The Hungarian State Theatre in Cluj Napoca commissioned Ioana for their next season to direct "Mercenari" a text by Mona Bozdog about the interjection between soldiers and porn stars.

8 June / 8 Iunie 2017
WHITE HORSE at Replika Theatre
CALUL ALB la Teatrul Replika

11 May 2017
Ioana starts a new project at the State Theatre in Sfantu Gheorghe. The show, based on the poetry-text about Frontex - "Rumore nelle Aque" by Marco Martinelli (Teatro delle Albe), together with texts written by Ioana, is a journey through the current narratives that exist in Romania regarding The Other. Focusing precisely on the ways in which public speakers - be it the Police, news agencies, private business, religious figures, politicians - shape the collective image when it comes to Muslim women.

The team is composed of Ioana Paun (director), Catalin Rulea (set and sound), Vlad Petri (research and video) and actors Fatma Mohamed, Elena Popa, Sebastian Marina, Paula Rotar and Costi Apostol.

May 2017
Ioana is appointed to coordinate the Live Art Program at the National Museum of Contemporary Art in Bucharest, a challenging and ambitious task. The main objective of the program is to actively contribute to the experiences and provocations of the contemporary world through a performative apparatus. Showcase, gatherings with the artistic community, open calls and constant dialogue are to be expected on a regular basis during her mission at MNAC.

21 April 2017
White Horse. Short history of hate was showcased as part of IETM Plenary Meeting at Bucharest.