IOSIF KIRÁLY (b. 1957) is a Romanian visual artist, architect, and educator. He works both independently and within the subREAL group. Favourite media: photography, installation, performance, and drawing. His work investigates the relationship between perception, time, and memory. In 1995, he was among the founders of the Department of Photography and Media Arts at the National University of Arts (UNArte) in Bucharest, where he is presently a professor. Király has an extensive international exhibition record, and his works are found in numerous private and public collections.Since 2013 he has also been teaching in the Master of Visual Studies programme at the National School of Political Science and Public Administration (SNSPA) in Bucharest. He has initiated, coordinated, and, together with architects, visual artists, and anthropologists, participated in research projects related to the changes having occurred in post-communist Romania: D-Platform, RO-Archive, Triaj, Tinseltown, etc.
Király is a member of the Romanian Artists’ Union (UAP) and of the International Association of Art Critics (AICA).