Image: Mladen Hrvanovic

Image: Mladen Hrvanovic


For a dialogue to form, the process requires another. When another is presented the dialogue becomes a dichotomy. Do we adopt another persona according to who we are talking to and how genuine is that chat? According to David Bohm, no one wins a dialogue; a dialogue is an exploratory process and does not work towards a goal. However, Mikhail Bakhtin held that relationships and connections exist among all living beings, and that dialogue creates a new understanding of a situation that demands change.

Dialogue can be seen as an exchange but this exchange is not always equal or amicable, it can manifest into an emotional charge, disagreements, it may lead to conflicts, irrationality, fake romances, or jealous contingencies. Does dialogue hinder us or further us?

Iana Vulpe

'Four in a room 1' and 'Four in a room 2'

This two works were inspired from the Eugene Ionescu’s short plays. They refer to the play “The viscount” written in 1950-1951. I didn’t intend to illustrate the play. Although I vas challenged to bring into one image the happening of the entire play. Working I was concerned for creating a faire situation, that’s way I used a linear composition and avoided as much as possible grouping the figures.