Adi Matei lives and works in Bucharest, Romania. He has a B.A. at the Cluj-Napoca University of Art and Design in 2004 and a M.B.A in 2006.After he received a scholarship at L’École Regionale des Beaux-Arts in Nantes, France in 2004, he participated in the Bucharest Biennale 3 in 2008 and he was the recipient of the 2010 Henkel Prize Romania, with the video: Tower (…), awarded by the Henkel foundation. His work has been the subject of a number of exhibitions, including Die welten neuzumachen – Ferula space, Sibiu, Romania in 2009, or Artist survival kit at the galerie Jan Dhaese in Gent, Belgium in 2010. In the summer of 2011 he attempts I AM HURT exhibition at the gallerie Jan Colle in Gent and the Romanian Cultural Institute residency in Paris, France.