Carmen Dobre-Hametner

Carmen Dobre-Hametner (Carmen Dobre-Hametner)


1997 - 2001 BA in Philology, University of Bucharest
2003 - 2004 MA in Cultural Studies, University of Bucharest
2005-2008 BFA in Photography and Video Art at UNA Bucharest
2009-2010 MA in Photographic Studies at Leiden University, NL
2010-2015, PhD program, UNA Bucharest

Selected Publications:
Inventing the Truth. On Fiction and Reality, Idea, Cluj, 2015
Celeste Prize, Rome, 2013
Snapshot Romania, Fabrica, Bucharest, 2013
Alien & Familiar, Innsbruck, 2013
Furries - Enacting Anthropomorphsm, University of Plymouth Press, Plymouth, 2012
Transrealities, Body-Art-Society, Unarte, 2011
Body Under Surveillance, Unarte, 2011.
Romania Rising High, Omagiu, # 14, 2009.
The Rhetoric of Fear: the Concept of Identification in Horror Films, in Conference on British and American Studies, Editura Universitatii Transilvania Brasov, 2005, Brasov,
The Quest for Origins and Balkan Identity in Theo Angelopoulos’s “Ulysses’ Gaze”,
in Balkan Cultural Identities, Ovidius University Press, Constanta, 2004

Who Carmen Dobre-Hametner Born Romania, 1978
What Artist Artisticname Carmen Dobre-Hametner
Activity Gathering Romania
Tel +49(0)176 20127496 Email


Consuming History


FUR. A Study of the Furry Community

Photography body, city, public space, research, political, series

Exhibitions (selection)

  • Group Shows (selection)
  • The Material of Memory, Frise Kuenstlerhaus, Hamburg, curator Belinda Grace Gardner;
  • 2015 - Inventing the Truth. On Fiction and Reality, New Gallery of the Romanian Institute for Culture in Venice, part of the Romanian Pavilion at the Venice Biennale
  • 2013 - Celeste Prize Finalists' Exhibition, ex-Bibli, Rome, Italy, Curator Ami Barak
  • 2013 · Alien and Familiar, Galerie Taxis Palais, Innsbruck, Austria, curator Juergen Tabor
  • 2013 · Essl Art Award 2013, Victoria Center for Contemporary Cultural Production, Bucharest, Curator Romelo Pervolovici
  • 2011 - Corps – Art – Societé, Galerie Oudin Art Contemporain, curators Alain Oudin and Petru Lucaci, Paris, France,
  • 2011 - Body Under Surveillance, Victoria Center for Contemporary Cultural Production, curator Petru Lucaci, Bucharest, 09.03 - 09.04.
  • 2008 - Exhibition within the film festival “Temps d’images”, curator Oana Tanase – “Rahova City”, UNA Galeria, Bucharest.
  • 2008 - Graduation Exhibition, the National Dance Center in Bucharest
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Awards and Scholarships (selection)

  • Artistic residencies and Awards:
  • 2013 Finalist of Celeste Prize, Rome, Italy
  • 2013 Finalist of the Essl Art Award 2013
  • 2010, Resident with ICR in Paris
  • 2010, Resident, Fotonow Foundation in Plymouth, UK
  • 2010, Finalist of the national phase of the Henkel Art Award for Central and Eastern Europe.
  • 2010, Winner of the Publishing Romania Program (National Book Center), applying entity University of Plymouth Press, March 2010.
  • 2009, Resident ICR in London

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