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It’s difficult to make an accurate description of me. I keep changing. I can say I’m a different person every month. When I read the things I wrote last year, I can see how much I have changed. When I was younger I was identifying myself with labels. I was an „artist”, a „rocker”, a „nonconformist”. Because of this narrow view, I used to judge people easily, label them, put them into categories I’ve created. 
In time I began to understand how little I know about people. I’ve learnt that nobody can’t really understand anybody (because we see everything through our personal filter of perception). People appeared more and more mysterious to me. 
I know they react to „who they are -that has an opinion about me-”, they can’t react to ME, they can’t really understand me. So I don’t take things personally anymore, and I can’t be hurt so easily. I see THEM in what they say, and not The Truth. 
I still avoid some aggressive people, but the „ME and THEM” conflict is less powerful. It’s them reacting to what they have in their heads, not having a real issue with me. 
So I don’t give advice as in „DO IT LIKE THIS!!!”, but I like to talk about life experience. I don’t take that kind of advice either, but I like to hear about others' experiences. 

I look at myself mostly, not at others. I compare myself with me, not with others. 
If at first I had the need to rely on people, to have their support or acceptance, at present this doesn’t matter anymore. It’s difficult to accept that we are alone. Friendship is a concept, it doesn’t exist. The concept of Family is so distorted sometimes. Reality is so simple... we don’t have to be somebody’s „Friend” or „Relative” for helping him or respecting his choices. I think we are ALL PEOPLE; we should respect each other equally, not because of some distorted concept of duty (for the country, family or friends), but because we ARE the sum of our actions, thoughts, and conscience. 
When people do some horrible things to other people, they think they DID IT to the other. But, in reality, they DID IT to themselves. If I choose to cheat on my partner to hurt him (or some other reason), I will feel I DID IT to him. But, in reality, I DID IT to me. I would have been the one transforming into a cheater. So when any situation arises, I put some distance (if I can) and I try to look at me to see how I react. We can easily transform ourselves into our own enemies.
I’ve been told it’s not good to be this different. Yes, because people judge. They have to label me and put me into their categories because they have to feel secure. They have to solve THEIR problems while interacting with me. Many use attack as a defensive strategy. I felt aggressed many times. People have to prove themselves they are smart, or nice, or beautiful... so they... find a way to do it eventually, by having a „fight” with someone they feel threatened by. There are some (a few) people that don’t use a discussion (or anything else) for reinforcing their image.
It’s nice to understand people react one way or another because of themselves, when they arrive in front of a person that reminds them of a problem they have.
„Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to a better understanding of ourselves.” Carl Jung 
So... I can’t really create an image of me here. The things I wrote will pass through everyone’s personal filter of interpretation, and will summon different feelings and reactions. But it’s nice to hope someone will perceive something that is similar to me.

 

 

 

 

 

 

   cristina.bulina@yahoo.com

          

 

SURNAME:  Pop

NAME:  Cristina  Claudia  

DATE OF BIRTH:  20-07-1980

NATIONALITY: Romanian

FACEBOOK: ionp69@yahoo.com                

E-MAIL: cristina.bulina@yahoo.com     

 

   STUDIES:

2007- 2010 Ph.D. “Alexandru Ioan Cuza” University Iasi

(Doctor in Philosophy –Aesthetics)

2005-2007 - University of Arts "George Enescu"  Iasi

Master (theory) in Visual Arts             

2001-2005 - University of Arts "George Enescu"  Iasi

Faculty of Visual Arts

Specialty: “Mural Art “

1996-1999 – Art High School  “George Apostu”  Bacau

Classes X – XII

1992-1996 - Art High School  “Nicolae Tonitza”  Bucharest

Classes VI – IX

 

DETAILS:

·Ph.D. (Bologna System) day classes, scholarship all years.

(public presentation on 5th of November 2010,

passed and conferred on the title of Doctor in Philosophy)

Dissertation – visual arts -Title : How to find an evaluation

method for the contemporary arts. grade: 10     

Master (theory)-day classes, chief of promotion, years’ final grade  10

License   specialty:- Mural Art , final grade 9,75

Faculty -day classes, Mural Art, years’ final grade  9

Professional Certificate- Monumental painting  10

III rd prize for caricature at “ Poster, Graphics and Caricature” Contest

hosted by “Romsilva” Bacau, in 1997

Degree of excellence, Atelier 35 Exhibition - “Arta” Gallery–Bacau, 2009

Cambridge Proficiency Certificate (C)

 

   ART EXHIBITIONS:

2012 - Saloanele Moldovei Exhibition, Chisinau (Nominalised for prize)

2012 - Saloanele Moldovei Exhibition, Bacau

2012 - Personal Exhibition „Alchemy Lesson”, Casa Arte, Bucharest

2012 - Group Exhibition „Woman”, “Alfa” Gallery, Bacau

2012 - Atelier 35 Exhibition, “Alfa” Gallery, Bacau

2010 - Atelier 35 Exhibition, “Frunzetti” Gallery, Bacau

2010 - Saloanele Moldovei Exhibition, Bacau

2010 - Saloanele Moldovei Exhibition, Chisinau

2009 -  Saloanele Moldovei Exhibition, Bacau

2009 -  Atelier 35 Exhibition, “Arta” Gallery, Bacau

2009 -  Atelier 35 Exhibition, World trade Center, Iasi         

2008 - Saloanele Moldovei Exhibition, Bacau

2008 - Atelier 35 Exhibition, History Museum, Bacau

2007 - Young roumanian artists at Balchik Exhibition, Sutu Palace Bucharest

2007 - Duo Personal  Exhibition, Elizeu Hotel, Bucharest

2006 - Group Exhibition, Comedy Theatre, Bucharest

2006 - Permanent  Exhibition, Casa Cartii, Iasi     

2006 - Atelier 35 Exhibition, “Arta” Gallery, Bacau

2005 - Anuala membrilor Uniunii Artistilor Plastici Exhibition

World Trade Center, Iasi                                                                                      

2005 - The Contest’s of the young roumanian artists Exhibition

Operetta Theatre “Ion Dacian”, Bucharest

2003 -  Semestriala facultatii de arte  Exhibition,  “Artes” Hall, Iasi.

2002 -  Semestriala facultatii de arte  Exhibition, “Artes” Hall, Iasi.

2001 -  Semestriala facultatii de arte  Exhibition,  “Artes” Hall, Iasi.  

1999 -  Graduate Exhibition, promotion 1999, Gallery “Arta”, Bacau 

1997 -  Luna Padurii Contest’s Exhibition,  Bacau    

1997 -  Personal Exhibition Romanian’s village rebirth, PNTCD residence, Bacau.

1997 -  Personal Exhibition Pop & Popa,   Athenaeum,  Bacau.

1997 -  Romanian Art High Schools Exhibition, Gallery “Alfa”  Bacau

1996 -  The Exhibition of Poiana Sarata Creation Camp

 

  MURAL PAINTING:

2012 - Mural Decoration, “all secco” technique – private home- Bacau

2006 - Mural Decoration, “all secco” technique– “Brombozoidal”

Restaurant “vacation village Rosu”, Danube Delta.

2006  - Mural Decoration, “all secco” technique

Bungalow, “vacation village Rosu”, Danube Delta.

2005 - Mural Decoration, “all secco” technique - “Red Apples”

Restaurant “Parcul Trandafirilor”- Bacau  

2005 - 6 Mural Decorations ensemble, “all secco” technique

Bar “Bracing” Parcul Trandafirilor-  Bacau                                                

2003 - Mural Decoration, “all secco” technique – software company- Bucharest

2002 - Mural Decoration, “all secco” technique – private home- Bacau

2000 - Mural Decoration, “all secco” technique – private home- Bacau

1999 - Mural Decoration, “all secco” technique – Pedagogic High School- Bacau

                                                               

  PUBLICATIONS:

(Art and Philsophy):

2010 - „Sketches and ideas” ISBN 978-606-583-013-4

2007 - ”How to find an evaluation method for the contemporary arts” 

Aesthetics paper ISBN 978-973-7719-37-9

2007 - “ What is Beauty? ” ISBN 978-973-7719-53-0

2007 - “ What is Art? “ISBN 978-973-7719-48-4

2007 - “ Twelve hours” (philosophical thoughts)

Poetry volume. ISBN 978-973-7719-38-7

                       

(Other publications):

2008 - „The evaluation of Art’s interpretation.”, Hermenia Magazine no 7, 2007

Publisher: Academic Foundation AXIS Iasi

http://philosophy.uaic.ro/default.php?t=site&pgid=848&lang=RO

2007 - „5 minutes” – Short Prose. ISBN 978-973-7719-00-X

2004 - Colouring book with riddles ISBN 973 86313-8-6

 

 

  PROJECTS:

(Art and Philosophy)

Evaluation methods for the contemporary arts (PhD Thesis)

The giraffe's story (illustrations, book, toys, animation script)

One day in the Forest Trilogy (illustrated book, toys, animation script)

Lessons of life: Short stories as giftable illustrated mini-books

The Alchemy Lesson (book)

 

                              

OTHER:

Foreign Languages:

English (Cambridge Proficiency Certificate)

French: Good

Photography

Photoshop, Word, Powerpoint...

 

EXPERIENCE:

10-06-2014 - 12-07-2014

Summer School Teacher (Volunteer)

Oblio Kindergarten

Resposibilities:

-creating the school curriculum (along with the team)

-creating the art, photo, science and games classes.

-teaching art, photo and science classes.

-taking photos at the class

-posting the photos on the internet (with descriptions and tags)

-creating and editing advertising posters in Photoshop

-marketing campaigns in schools and kindergartens (with the team)

-other: Fairy role for an anniversary, Photoshop editing, Word table

 

 

2015-2016 school year

Art Teacher (5-8 y.o)

Hobby Club Bacau

Resposibilities:

-creating the art classes.

-teaching the art classes.

-taking photos of the paintings

-posting them on the internet

Link to The Album I made with all the kids' paintings:

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1020532684645238.1073741853.100000655494442&type=1&l=a4dbe58dbe

 

2005 - present:

nurse, maid and cook for an immobilized person.

                                      

                 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

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