Iuliana Dumitru was born in 1985 in the village of 2 Mai. She graduated from the Faculty of Sociology in 2008, with a degree in Human Communities. In 2011 she received a Master’s Degree at the Center of Excellence in Image Studies (CESI- University of Bucharest). CESI is now the place where she is writing an interdisciplinary PhD about the narrative cartographies of the 2 Mai and Vama Veche, two villages from the seaside, important for the Romanian artists community before 1989 and after. For a short period of time she did research in Paris at the National Institute of Art History, regarding her interest in photography.
From January 2017 to present she is assistant curator for tranzit.ro/ București. She also worked with other art-related projects such as: Pandora – the intersection of art and electronics at the Faculty of Electronics Telecommunications and Information Technology (2015-2017), the revitalization of the Costa-Foru house using cultural management (2015), conducting interviews for Zeppelin Association – part of the exhibitions Bucharest-South or doing research for the Romanian Cultural Institute project “X:20 “Romanian Art after 1989” (2011-2012).