Iulia Popovici is a journalist, art critic and curator in performing arts. She writes for publications in Romania, Europe and the USA, in particular concerning the alternative theater, dance and performance scenes in Romania and Eastern Europe. Until 2018 she was co-curator of Temps d’Images Festival in Cluj, also curating several theater and dance events in Romania and Poland. She co-wrote and co-edited several volumes concerning theater and performing arts.
She was an advisor for the Minister of Culture in 2016 and is co-founder of the Trans-sectorial Association of Independents in Culture, an organization offering legal and fiscal support to the independent workers in the cultural field. Since September 2018 she is a parliamentary office advisor in the Chamber of Deputies of the Romanian Parliament.