As from fall 2013, Judit Angel is working as a project leader of the initiative for contemporary art tranzit.
Judit Angel is an art historian and curator born in Arad, Romania. She graduated the Art History Department of the Art Academy in Bucharest. She holds a PhD in contemporary art history (Loránd Eötvös University Budapest, 2010).
Between 1990 and 1998 she has been chief curator of Arad Art Museum. Since 1998 she has worked as a curator at Műcsarnok / Kunsthalle Budapest. In 1999 she was the curator of the Report exhibition (Dan Perjovschi and group subREAL), Romanian Pavilion, Venice Biennial (1999). She has curated exhibitions with Central Eastern European and other international artists on various themes such as institutional critique, participatory art, art of the ‘70s and ‘80s, relationship between art, architecture, film, respectively art and education.
She is author of articles on contemporary art published in catalogues and reviews (Arta, Intermedia, Beaux-Arts, IDEA, exindex, Gazet’art). Between 2000 and 2009 she was a correspondent for Hungary for Flash Art International. Between 2002 and 2007 she was editor for Romania for Praesens (Budapest).
Member of the group Kinema-Ikon, Arad. Member of the Hungarian and Romanian Sections of the AICA. Member of the SCCA - Bucharest board between 1996–1998. Since 2005 board-member of tranzit.hu, Budapest. Jury member of Henkel Art Award, Budapest (2010-2013), of KulturKontakt Austria residency programme (2010), of the Hungarian Institute for Culture and Art Public Art programme (2009-2011).
She has got Lajos Németh Award for curatorial work in 2008 and AICA Hungary Award for curatorial work in 2010.