My name is Ioana Mîndru - alias Yona Ego.
I am a visual artist, with a long journey on this path.
It all started as a child at a children's club, in the graphics circle.
An A3 sheet of paper, a box of pastels and the theme "the house of my dreams".
Simple ... What was imprinted in me when I was a child, a state that has remained until now, is the feeling of freedom, trust and play without rules.
That childhood belief - that there are no patterns, that you can overcome the contour, that there is no more space, that there is no more time - is lived at the beginning of every work.
The adult in me tries to be in control, always dissatisfied and proud, but what is extraordinary is to feel the child in me - me some time ago - who suddenly wakes up and says
I participated with my works in several group exhibitions (in cafes, teahouses, small galleries). An immense joy, vivid memories that now tell me about how I was.
There followed a pause of accumulations, knowledge, falls, successes, awakenings, changes, mistakes, whims, wastes… and I returned.
Not when I wanted to, but at the right time, when the glass was filled, when I was ready. What is left is, in fact, what matters.
Those who matters those who care