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You could not make it to some of our events? Watch the clips below for a glimpse, or a rememberance, of our past events. Enjoy!

March 15, 2011
Pas de deux:Romanian Drama Then and Now

On March 15, RCINY presented in the framework of Pas de deux: Romanian Drama Then and Now Matei Vişniecs Decomposed Theatre or The Human Trashcan (Teatru descompus sau Omul-pubelă), translated from the French by Sharon E. Gerstenberger, in a staged reading directed by Ana Margineanu. Actors Caitlin McInerney, Joseph Merlo, Vayu O'Donnell, Caroline Gombe, and Candace Scholz.

March 8-9, 2011
Pas de deux:Romanian Fiction Then and Now
On March 8, RCINY presented, in the framework of Pas de deux: Romanian Fiction Then and Now, excerpts from Dimitrie Cantemir’s The Hieroglyphic History (Istoria ieroglifică)and Ion Budai-Deleanu’s The Gypsiliad (Ţiganiada), translated by Alistair Ian Blyth, in a staged reading directed by Ana Mărgineanu. Actors Emma Juliet Koenig, Joseph Merlo, Caitlin McInerney, and Vayu O'Donnell.



November 18, 2010
Gabriela Adamesteanu in European literary fest in NYC
Gabriela Adameşteanu, one of Romanian’s outstanding writers and political journalists, joined Antonia Arslan (Italy), Philippe Claudel (France), Radka Denemarkova (Czechoslovakia), Jenny Erpenbeck (Germany), Gerhard Roth (Austria), Olga Tokarczuk (Poland), and Kirmen Uribe (Spain) in a series of discussions and readings throughout New York City, guided by American writer André Aciman, in the frame of HAUNTING THE PRESENT: New Literature from Europe Festival 2010. Gabriela Adameşteanu presented "Wasted Morning [Dimineaţă pierdută]", with an excerpt performed by Sebastian Wang.
October 12, 2010
Conversation with the playwright Biljana Srbljanović
On October 12, RCINY, in collaboration with the Martin E. Segal Center, presented an encounter with one of the Balkans' strongest contemporary intellectual and artistic voices, the Serbian playwright Biljana Srbljanović. Ana Mărgineanu directed a staged reading of Srbljanović's most recent play, Locusts, a dark farce that pits multiple generations of petty, vicious, and unremarkable people against each other. This event was part of “Serbia - Frequently Asked Questions”.

September 19, 2010
AFTER THE FALL: 18 Artists from Eastern and Central Europe
Marius Bercea, Adrian Ghenie, Ion Grigorescu, Ciprian Mureşan, Şerban Savu, and Leonardo Silaghi are featured in the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art exhibition. Predominantly featuring paintings, the exhibition includes six Eastern and Central European countries, among which is also Romania, with a significant contribution.

July 19, 2010
With a Little Help from My Friends
With a Little Help from My Friends by Maria Manolescu, a staged reading directed by Ian Morgan.
Maria Manolescu’s play won in 2007 the dramAcum 3 new writing competition and was staged to critical and audience acclaim in the same year at the National Theatre in Iasi, Romania.
The RCINY presented the staged reading of this successful play, directed by Ian Morgan. The event continued the "Reading the Tea Leaves" series of performative readings of contemporary Romanian writing, curated by the theatre director Ana Mărgineanu.

June 28, 2010
Connection Failed
Connection Failed by réaltympanica (Ioana Păun, Renata Gaspar and Robert Redmer), a staged reading directed by Ana Mărgineanu.
Connection Failed shifts from one character to another, jumping inside their thoughts, obsessions, fears, soundscapes, flashbacks, dialects and automatisms. The play explores how social awareness and prejudice operate within society, generating friction and distortion.

June 24, 2010
Cuvinte potrivite cu Nina Cassian si Calin-Andrei Mihailescu
MATCHING WORDS 2 : methaphors
a language & poetry playground with Nina Cassian, instigated by Calin-Andrei Mihailescu. The audience members were asked to create methaphors about their first day of life.

 

June 24, 2010
Cuvinte potrivite cu Nina Cassian si Calin-Andrei Mihailescu
MATCHING WORDS 2 : methaphors
a language & poetry playground with Nina Cassian, instigated by Calin-Andrei Mihailescu. Calin-Andrei Mihaiescu is explaining the importance of methaphors.

June 24, 2010
Cuvinte potrivite cu Nina Cassian si Calin-Andrei Mihailescu
MATCHING WORDS 2 : methaphors
a language & poetry playground with Nina Cassian, instigated by Calin-Andrei Mihailescu. Nina Cassian explains to the audience what poetry means to her.

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