Borjana Ventsislavova, Study of Causality, 2016
Boris Kostadinov is a curator and art critic - lives and works in an international context between Berlin, Vienna and Sofia. He is the Director of SCOPE BLN, Berlin.
Kostadinov’s projects explore the interaction of art with political and geopolitical realities, economics, social processes and theories: economy of art, art as a social or activist gesture, art as a political platform, gender art issues.
The second guideline of his work is art & technology. Such projects are defined by artistic practices that moderate relationships between elite science, future forecasts and social consciousness.
He has curated projects for: Ortstermin 21 - Kunstfestival by Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin; Mitte Media Festival, Berlin; DNA Gallery, Berlin; The European biennial of contemporary art Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland; Notgalerie, Vienna; Projektraum LS43, Berlin; Radiator Gallery, New York, USA; Leo Kuelbs Collection, New York, USA; IG Bildende Kunst Gallery, Vienna; viennacontemporary International Art Fair, Vienna; Parallel Art Fair, Vienna; Sturm & Schober Gallery, Vienna; Ernst Hilger Gallery, Vienna; Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria; National Art Gallery, Sofia; FLUCA – Austrian Cultural Pavilion – Plovdiv, Bulgaria - 2019 European Capital of Culture; Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv, Bulgaria; Haus Wittgenstein, Vienna; LOOP Fair, Barcelona, Spain; Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia.
He was a member of the advisory board of the Visible Award 2015 – Tate Liverpool, UK.
He served as Director for FLUCA – Austrian Cultural Pavilion and the International Video art Festival, Videoarchaeology.
Kostadinov has authored many texts in catalogues and specialized publications.