Răzvan Ion is a theoretician, curator and cultural manager. He was an associate professor at University of California, Berkeley; Lisbon University; Central University of New York; University of London; Sofia University; and University of Kiev. He has held conferences and lectures at different art institutions like Witte de With, Rotterdam; Kunsthalle Vienna; Art in General, New York; Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon; and Casa Encedida, Madrid. He is the co-founder of Bucharest Biennale, Pavilion Journal and Reforma. He edited several books and curated exhibitions. He is a professor at the University of Bucharest where he teach Curatorial Studies and Critical Thinking. Recently he was the curator of Bucharest Biennale 8, together with Beral Madra. He is the coordinator of creart Gallery since 2017. He lives and works in Vienna.
Perspectives on biennials as civil society initiatives.