Announcing: Our New Normal
Alina Lupu is a Romanian born and bred, Dutch-based artist and writer. She has a background in psychology, photography and an incomplete education in fine arts. In 2019 she released a publication entitled "This is a Work of Fiction". The novella goes through real and imagined situations touching upon the fragility of the artistic profession and the many compromises that come with it. Before that, she was alternately employed and contracted by Deliveroo, Helpling, Foodora, Uber, Thuisbezorgd, Hanze Groningen, Willem de Kooning Rotterdam, de Taart van m´n Tante, and Poké Perfect Amsterdam. Her pension will eventually total a bit over 2 Euros per month. Her work has infiltrated: W139, Amsterdam; Onomatopee, Eindhoven; Drugo More, Rijeka; Rheum Room, Basel; European Lab, Lyon and Diskurs, Giessen, among others.
Our New Normal is made possible in part by AFK (Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst).