“ODYSSEY Reloaded, Movement Games, School No.73, Bucharest, 2014
Alexandra Mihailciuc is an architect. She graduated from the „Ion Mincu” School of Architecture and Urban Planning, department of Interior Design in 2010, with a thesis on the boarder between architecture and bio-technologies, with the aim of improving living in extreme conditions. She has been working with children for several years now, and has been with ArtCrowd since the beginning of 2014.
“The light was lit @ the mansion!”, Monteoru House, Bucharest, 2013
Alexandra has been developing her abilities as a trainer through several international projects: "Combating national stereotypes through art" - Amiens, France (2005), "Domestic violence - theatre therapy"- Birmingham, UK (2007), "Your country through poetry and music - creative camp" - Paris, France (2007), "Mapping of a village - anthropology, living, customs" - Spain (2008), "Education through art" - Lodz, Poland (2009).
Since 2011, Alexandra has been a guest architect for several workshops for children, the main focus being the development of creativity and hand abilities, using games and exercises that work with form, texture, color, materiality, light.
„Fragile”, Street Delivery, Bucharest, 2013
Above all, these workshops aim at developing the critical thinking of the space in which we live in, through proposals, analysis, questions and reports made by the children (Perspectives Workshop for wooden churches - Street Delivery; Cities - origami, Kyralina Bookshop, Lamp-houses, Kyralina Bookshop, The Dream House - Kyralina Bookshop, Clay Modeling - Tibanesti, Metropolis - Caro Hotel).
„Mincu Tour Bike”, Bucharest, 2013 (photo credits Victor Velculescu, Ioana Alexe)
Alexandra coordinates workshops for teenagers and adults as well : "Traditional crafts and experimental techniques workshop", 7th edition, Tibanesti; Calligraphy Workshop - Mincu House. In 2013 she became cycling guide at "Mincu Tour Bike", an architecture tour which visits the houses created by the architect Ion Mincu.