About

Emanuela Lucaci art is strongly influenced by high-energy physics, psychoanalysis and human evolution, translated into works focusing on perception and movement. Emanuela Lucaci started her artistic training at the school of art in Oradea (Romania), where she specialized in painting. Her endless research around the perception of reality comprises a body of work essentially paintings and also photography, poetry, video and installation. Lucaci’s works raises questions about time, identity and alienation. Following graduation from art school in Romanian, the artist immigrated to several Western countries: France, Switzerland, Mexico and the United States. Lucaci currently lives and works in Geneva, Switzerland.

Lucaci has exhibited her work in numerous countries starting with her series “Freedom” (1999), a solo exhibition at the Human Rights House (Geneva) curated by Mary Robinson former president of Ireland and Human Rights Commissioner. In 2001, the Romanian Cultural Institute in New York invited Lucaci to exhibit her “Sky Genesis” series. She was awarded for her “Big Bang Installation” proposal (2004) and commissioned subsequently to realize a large-scale artwork (15 x 15 meters) for the ALICE experiment at CERN (European Center for Nuclear Research), where she was artist in residence for 5 years (2003-2008). In 2006, she was commissioned by UNICEF New York a painting on the theme of Maternity. In 2012, Lucaci collaborated as actress for the short movie “Unveiled”, a fiction depicting the artistic struggle. Lucaci is represented by Andata Ritorno gallery in Geneva and teaches art since 2008.

Public Commissions

2004 CERN, (European Center for Nuclear Research), Geneva Switzerland – ALICE Experiment
2006 UNICEF International – Maternity and HIVAIDS. New York, USA
2008 CERN, (European Center for Nuclear Research), Geneva Switzerland – TOTEM Experiment

Public Collections

2006 UNICEF, New York, United States
2004 CERN, (European Center for Nuclear Research), Geneva Switzerland
2001 Romanian Cultural Center, New York, United States
1999 Palais Wilson, High Commission for Human Rights Office, Geneva Switzerland
1999 Romanian Embassy, Geneva, Switzerland
1999 WIPO, (World Intellectual Property Organization), Geneva Switzerland

Selected Exhibitions

2017 “Drops of light”, Cabinet du Lac, Geneva, Switzerland
2016 “Cinema”, IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland
2015 “Liquid”, KB Art Gallery, Lochau, Austria
2014 “The Good and the Evil”, Andata Ritorno Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
2013 “Femmes Comprises”, Première de UNVEILED, a short movie about the work and life of the artist Emanuela Lucaci
2011 “Intimate faces”, Andata Ritorno Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
“Cinema”, Festival du Château de Bossey, Switzerland
2009 AAArt Foundation Tyrol, Austria
2008 “Last Book”, National Library of Buenos Aires, Argentina
“Still lights”, Art Clipper Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2007 “Dreams”, Boyer Labarre Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
“Venus”, Art Clipper Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
“Transitions”, Naomi Silva Gallery, Atlanta, USA
Group Show, Boyer Labarre Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
2006 “Directions”, Art Clipper Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2005 Group Show, Bulevardi 7 Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2004 “Time”, Naomi Silva Gallery, Atlanta, USA
Big Bang painting
CERN 50 years, Centre Cultural Jean Monet, St. Genis, France
Group Show, Bulevardi Gallery 7, Helsinki, Finland
2003 “Reverberations”, Allanix Gallery, Carouge, Switzerland
Group Show, Naomi Silva Gallery, Atlanta, USA
MOCA GA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Atlanta, USA
2002 “Voyage II”, SunTrust Plaza, Atlanta, USA
Curator Linh HO CARTER
Group Show, Beverly Libby Gallery, Atlanta, USA
2001 “Voyage I”, Beverly Libby Gallery, Atlanta, USA
“Sky genesis”, East West Gallery, New York, USA
Curator Coriolan Babeti, art critic
Group Show, Beverly Libby Gallery, Atlanta, USA
1999 “Freedom”, Palais WILSON, Geneva, Switzerland Inaugurated by Mary ROBINSON High Commissioner for Human Rights
1998 “Romanian Expressions”, United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland