David Schwartz is a theatre artist and theoretician based in Bucharest. He is interested in: counter-hegemonic perspectives towards local and global history; the social and human impact of the post-socialist transition. He is the co-founder of the arts&politics magazine/website Gazeta de Artă Politică, co-initiator of the Political Theatre Platform, member of the self-organized artist and woker collective MACAZ – Bar Theatre Coop. In 2016, he finished a PhD at Babeș-Bolyai University, Cluj, developing a research on the political and ethical aspects of the interactions between artists and subaltern groups.