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Bogdan Cornea

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationAmsterdam, Netherlands
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  • ProfessionsWriter - Editor - Photographer

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About me

It all happens fast: a left-click, a short glimpse, and a silent nod. In just a few seconds you are either convinced to move on or scroll down for a closer read. I write for these moments. I write for a public with an appetite for art and visual culture. I write with the belief that complex ideas can be conveyed clearly and engagingly to a broader audience. A seemingly simple task, yet hard to achieve: how to make readers engage and take action, to think, to comment, to share, and to subscribe? I am an art historian with over eight years of experience in writing, editing, and lecturing on art and visual culture. My strength lies in making deeper connections that pierce beneath the surface of cultural journalism. In my essays, I move from the visual to the written by transforming the colours and complexities of a work of art into the shades of meaning and the sounding pulses of the word. Through my photography, I create visual essays that capture that brief moment of reality that convey the ineffable uniqueness of each place and story.

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Skills

  • Art Writing
  • Academic Writing
  • Academic Editing
  • Photography
  • Art Editing
  • Aesthetic Vision
  • Essay Writing
  • Adobe Editing
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Analytical Minded

Work history

2017

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

University of York

Oct 2016 - Nov 2017
  • York, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • As a fellow, I researched and wrote a book manuscript on the relationship between art and violence.

2016

Invited Lecturer

The University of York

Oct 2014 - Nov 2016
  • York, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I planned and delivered a set of lectures on contemporary art and theory in relation to early modern art, led seminar discussions, coordinated essays, collaborated with professionals from professors to administrative staff and students

2014

Teaching Assistant

The University of York

Oct 2012 - Jun 2014
  • York, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I conducted seminars and lectures on the theory and history of art and literature, organized field trips, lead individual tutorials, marked papers and essays, and supported the academic and personal development of my students.

Education

2016

Oct 2011 - Jul 2016
  • York, United Kingdom
  • PhD in History of Art

2011

Sep 2009 - Jul 2011
  • Leiden, Netherlands
  • MARes in Arts and Literature

2008

Oct 2004 - Jun 2008
  • Cluj-Napoca, Romania
  • BA in History and History of Art

Awards

2014

University of York Humanities Research Centre Doctoral Fellowship

University of York

  • Award offered for the ability to communicate high-quality research clearly and engagingly to a non-specialist audience.

2013

Santander International Connections Award

Santander

  • Travel award for research excellence funding my research trip to Spain.

2011

Teaching Fellowship

University of York

  • Fellowship offered for the best doctoral project in terms of originality of ideas and feasibility of carrying out research. (2011-2015)