Severin was born in Baia de Aram_ Romania on 8 February 1952.
studied at the Faculty of Industrial Chemistry at the Polytechnic Institute
Ia_i from 1972-77, then worked as a chemical engineer at the Suceava
Cellulose and Paper Factory from 1977-91.
has worked as a journalist since October 1991, writing for România
liber_, Flac_ra (1994-1996), "Monitorul de Suceava" (1996-2000)
and "Obiectiv Vocea Sucevei." He contributed to BBC
Radio and Radio Free Europe between 1992 and 1996.
A member of the Writers Union of Romania, he is a journalist, writer
and art critic, publishing nearly 30 art reviews and articles. first exhibition
of his paintings "Roumanie richesse et passion", shown
at Saint Laurent du Pont, Isère 7 September 2003. Work exhibited
by the Nahvision Art Gallery of Stuttgart. Theorist of archetypal
expressionism, a new movement in conceptual art, and of post literature,
cultural concept inspired by the work of Gilles Deleuze.
Founder of "Continent" magazine for East-West cultural dialogue
(4 editions in Romanian, French and English, 1999.) Editor in chief of
the cultural magazine "The New Continent" University of
Suceava, (4 editions in Romanian, French and English, 2000.)
Invited to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg by the Honorary President,
Leni Fischer in September 1999
Awarded the Prize for Haiku Poetry by the daily newspaper "The Daily
Yomiuri", Tokyo, 1996
Awarded the Prize for Cultural Journalism by the Romanian Ministry of
Culture in 1998
Awarded the Prize for Cultural Journalism by the district and city
of Suceava, 2001
800 articles published: culture, internal and international politics,
art criticism, interviews, current affairs
"The Sunday of Things Real" Junimea Editions, Ia_i, 1984
"Wall and Neutrino" bilingual Romanian-English edition, English
translation by Liviu Martinescu, Vlasie Editions, Pite_ti, 1994. French
translation by Gabriela Sîicu and Claire Prévot
with drawings by Islan Zian Alabdeen of ParisAwarded First
Prize at the International
Salon of Versailles, 1998; awarded Prize for Poetry by the
Cultural Foundation Bucovina, 1995
" Wall and Neutrino" Minerva Press, London, 1997, English translation
by Liviu Martinescu
"Improvisations on a arm Harmonic Key: In memoriam Igor Stravinski" Axa
Editions, Boto_ani, 1998 ; French translation by Elena-Brându_a Steiciuc
and Jean François Duclos.
" The Axolotl" the first book of renga in Romanian literature,
bilingual Romanian-English edition, English translation by
Liviu Martinescu Ma_ina de scris Editions, Bucure_ti,Awarded the 1998 Prize for
the Cultural Foundation Bucovina, 1999.
" The Alchemical Town" anthology, Dacia Editions, Cluj-Napoca,
Awarded the Prize for Poetry by the Cultural Foundation Bucovina,
"The Holy Empire: Churches and monasteries of northern Moldavia Paralela
45 Editions, Pite_ti, 2003.
720248 Suceava, Aleea Lalelelor 20, bl. 114, sc. A, ap. 10,
Email Address : firstname.lastname@example.org
Website : www.severin.assist.ro