Liliana Basarab (b. 1979) is a visual artist currently based in Bucharest, who began her career in Iasi (Romania) in early 2000. Her socially engaged practice is often seen as a commentary on the notion of representation. Basarab employs a variety of media including performance, sculpture, drawing, workshops and video. After completing an M.A. in Fine Arts (2005) in Iasi, she was selected for the Pavillon residency programme at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (November 2005 - June 2006).
Other residencies include: Platform, Vaasa, Finland (2014); MPRA, Poznan, Poland (2012); CEC Artslinks residency hosted by Dayton Visual Art Center, Ohio, USA (Independent grant) (2010 and 2011); CIAC (in partnership with The Ark and AFCN), Bucharest, Romania (2009); Künstlerhaus Schloß Balmoral, Bad Ems, Germany (2008); Artistsne(s)t ProHelvetia, Sinaia, Romania (2007); W 139, Amsterdam, Holland (2004) NIFCA, Soumenlinna, Helsinki, Finland (2003).