Rozalinda Borcila (Romania/USA)

Rozalinda Borcila

Born 1971 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

  • 1999
    Michigan State University Department of Art, E. Lansing, MI – MFA summa cum laude, Studio Art/Sculpture
    Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL – BA summa cum laude, Art/Sculpture and Computer Science
    Cluj University Polytechnic Institute, Cluj-Napoca, Romania – Computer Science

  • 2004
    “Geography Lessons(cont.): Twelve Landscape Studies and Counting”
    Public_Media_Space Festival Yerewan, Armenia
    Salon Y Coloquio Internacional De Arte Digital Havanna, Cuba
    International Festival of New Film and New Media Split, Croatia
    Biennale of Electronic Arts Perth, Australia
    “Geography Lessons(cont.): Three Landscape Studies and Counting”, Objex Artspace – Miami, FL
    “Geography Lessons(cont.): Six Landscape Studies, and Counting”
    Thailand New Media Art Festival – Bangkok, Thailand
    “Touch Type”, Parsons Gallery – Paris, France

    “Geography Lessons: Border Crossing”, part of the “Border Counter” project curated by Multiplicity –
    Venice Biennale, Italy (Utopia Station)
    Roomade Gallery – Brussels
    “Americana”, School of Visual Arts – New York
    “Geography Lessons: Eight Landscape Studies, and Counting”, Middle Tennessee State University
    “Cuentos de mi Familia” collaboration with John Michernan Gonzales, ENLACE, seven public schools, Hillsborough Community College and the Ybor City Museum – Tampa, FL

    “Reload”, Istanbul Contemporary Art Museum – Istanbul, Turkey
    “guerillaexpo”, collaboration with the Autonoom Centrum and easyCity – Amsterdam, the Netherlands
    “911+1: The Perplexities of Security”, Brown University – Providence, RI
    “Ground Zero”, Museum of New Art – Detroit, MI
    “New Directions”, the Film Art Index online collaboration
    “The Naturalization Project: Installment #7”, USF Contemporary Art Museum – Tampa, FL

    “The Naturalization Project”, Covivant Gallery – Tampa, FL

    “USF Faculty and Alumni Exhibit”, USF Contemporary Art Museum – Tampa, FL
    Alumni Exhibit, Monmouth College – Monmouth, IL
    “Document (Buni Series)”, installation and performance series, Kresge Art Museum – E. Lansing, MI
    “Preview”, Kirtland Community College – Roscommon, MI

    “Bare Bones Annual Exhibit”, Bare Bones Studios and Gallery – Lansing, MI
    “In the Dark”, Buckham Gallery – Flint, MI
    “Smith, Montes, Borcila” Jesse Besser Museum – Alpena, MI

    Soros Foundation Annual Exhibit “Civitas solis, Civitas artis” public art project – Calnic Fortress, Romania;

    “Deschideti Usa”, international group exhibit: Cluj Artists’ Association Gallery – Cluj, Romania
    “Suprafete (Surfaces)”, Pantheon Gallery – Cluj Romania
    “Cans/Sana”, collaboration with Justin Smith, Casa Matei Gallery – Cluj Romania
    “Towards the Millennium: Art, Technology and the Transformation of Community” national juried public art competition; juror artist Suzanne Lacy, (jurors’ award) – Lansing, MI


    “The Elastic Test”, installation and performance, Nickle Arts Museum – Alberta, Canada (collaboration with Robert Lawrence, the Calgary Catholic Immigration Society and University of Calgary)
    “The Canadian National Anthem”- Alberta College of Art and Design

    “LOCAL Standard Test”, performance, American Studies Association National Conference “The Local and the Global” – Houston TX
    “Hips, Lips and Skin Test”, performance workshop series, University of the Witwatersrand – Johannesburg
    South Africa (collaborative workshops with Xhosa refugees and Wits University students)
    “Frames, Borders, Limits”, performance, Brock University – Ontario, Canada
    “How Can I Become Naturalized?” performance/lecture, Center for Creative Studies – Detroit, MI

    “Tracking Down” performance/lecture, Postmodern Productions International Conference – Erlangen,
    “This is Not A Test: Critical Bodies”, performance – State University of New York, Brockport
    “The Body at the Border”, performance, Performance Studies International Conference – Mainz, Germany

    “Citizen/Foreigner Experiments”, performance, University of California – Irvine

    “Document (Buni Series)”, installation and performance series, Kresge Art Museum – E. Lansing, MI


    Detroit FilmFest – Detroit, MI
    Chinsegut Festival – Chinsegut Hill, FL

    New York International Independent Film Festival – New York
    Native American and Australian Aboriginal Film Festival, University of South Florida -Tampa FL (curator)

    Always Independent Film Festival – Cincinnati, OH
    Taos Talking Pictures International Film and Video Festival – Taos, NM

    “The 20th Annual Utah Short Film and Video Festival – Salt Lake City, UT
    Canadian International Annual Film Festival – Campbell River, BC Canada
    Barrie Film Festival – Barrie, Ontario
    Always Independent Film Festival, (online – Cincinnati, OH
    Taos Talking Pictures International Film and Video Festival – Taos, NM
    Women in the Director’s Chair International Film and Video Festival – Chicago, IL
    Big Muddy Film Festival, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale, IL

    “Buni #1, #4, #5” distributed by OfflLine Productions, Ithaca, NY – with Time Warner, NYU-TV and SFCTC San Francisco

    Canadian International Annual Film/Video Festival – Barrie, ON and Campbell River, BC, Canada
    The 46th Annual Columbus International Film & Video Festival (the Chris Awards) – Columbus, OH
    Antimatter Festival of Underground Short Film and Video, Victoria, BC, Canada
    THAW ‘98 Festival of Video and Digital Media Art, University of Iowa Digital Media Center – Iowa City, IA
    Taos Talking Pictures International Film and Video Festival – Taos, NM
    30th Parallel Film Festival – Austin, TX
    SXSW Alternative International Film and Video Festival, Houston, TX

    Rozalinda Borcila and her project “Counter-surveillance” participate in

  • [R][R][F]200x—>XP – global networking project
  • Program Channel– featured by Agricola de Cologne