Ştefan RUSU (born 1964 in Kâietu, Moldova) is a visual artist, curator, editor, and filmmaker, currently based in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. His artistic/curatorial agenda is geared towards the processes of transformation and changes in post-socialist societies after 1989. In 2005-2006 he attended the Curatorial Training Program at De Appel art center from Amsterdam where he co-curated Mercury in Retrograde.