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Red chocolate and smiling people (2013, Cupola Art Gallery, Iasi, Romania)

Red chocolate and smiling people is an artistic project, built by performance and installation art and bring to public attention the conflict insurmountable, generated by the transition of the last twenty-three years, in the transition from communism to capitalism. The difference between social classes, developed during this period, illustrated by characters from different social classes and generations, which are put into a relationship of unnatural and uncomfortable negotiating horizontally, suggests a young society, ruled by a communist-influenced political class, in a transition without end. Red chocolate, alludes to communist practices, accepted without reservation smiling people, which guarantee this precarious situation, lacking in prospects for a dignified status, vertically.