EDUCATION

1999 - 2000

  • Felix Meritis European Centre for Arts, Culture and Science, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Diploma in Curatorial Studies and Criticism

1993 - 1998

  • National Academy of Fine Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Master of Arts in Art History and Theory of Art

EXHIBITIONS

2021

  • Between Beasts and Angels, Radiator Gallery, New York, USA and Structura Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria    Works by: Jonas Blume, Eva Davidova, Meredith Drum, Carla Gannis, Claudia Hart, Jen Liu, Jonas Lund, Jennifer and Kevin McCoy, Mark H. Ramos, Dennis Rudolph

  • Virusological (Light Year 72) , SCOPE BLN, Berlin, Germany and Manhattan Bridge, New York, USA 

       Works by: Olivier Hölzl, Michail Michailov, Raphaele Shirley, Miae Son, Janos Brückner 

 

2020

  • Various Functions / Various Monuments, Fluc + Fluc Wanne, Vienna, Austria

       Films by: Simona Obholzer, Kamen Stoyanov and Miae Son

       Performance by Telmo Branco

 

2019

  • Structuring Space, SCOPE BLN, Berlin, Germany

       Installation by Pavel Korbicka

  • In-Between, FLUCA – Austrian Cultural Pavilion, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

       Solo show by Anaïs Horn

  • Shape of Scars, LLLLLL - Verein für Kunst der Gegenwart, Vienna, Austria

       Works by: Vasilena Gankovska, Olivier Hölzl, Emil Kirov, Iv Toshain

  • Gossip Column, FLUCA – Austrian Cultural Pavilion, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

       Solo show  Markus Krottendorfer

  • Tionghoa / Chinese Background, FLUCA – Austrian Cultural Pavilion, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

       Solo whow by Katharina Swoboda

  • FORNOTECA, FLUCA – Austrian Cultural Pavilion, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

       Solo show by Anton Stoianov

  • Archive of Eventfulness, FLUCA – Austrian Cultural Pavilion, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

       Solo show by Olivier Hölzl

  • I am the Others and the Others are Me, Mitte Media Festival 2019 - DNA Galerie, Berlin, Germany

       Works by: Juliane Ebner, Gary Hill, Olga Kisseleva, Maria Marshall, Mariana Vassileva

 

2018

  • Phantasy is More Important, Notgalerie, Vienna, Austria

       Solo show by Kamen Stoyanov

  • REFIGIUM 01, FLUCA – Austrian Cultural Pavilion, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

       Solo show by Reinhold Zisser 

  • Commuting 2018-A, National Gallery Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

       Solo show by Olaf Osten

  • Big Data, FLUCA – Austrian Cultural Pavilion, Sofia, Bulgaria

       Multimedia performance by Sibin Vasilsev and Yoann Trellu

  • Pussy Catalogue, FLUCA – Austrian Cultural Pavilion, Sofia, Bulgaria

       Performance by Ivo Dimchev

 

2017

  • The Legendary Dog, Projektraum LS43, Berlin, Germany

       Solo show by Alban Muja

  • Migrations of Fear, April - Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria September – Center for Contemporary Art, Plovdiv, Bulgaria November - Koroska Gallery, Slovenj Gradec, Slovenia. In collaboration with Ilina Koralova 

  • The Bronze House, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

       Solo show by Plamen Dejanoff

  • (IM)PERSONAL 2, Leo Kuelbs Collection – Manhattan Bridge, New York, USA

       Works by: Bernd Oppl & Bogomir Doringer, Ibro Hasanovic, Christoph Srb & Yodas Dolphins (Karl               Kilian), Kamen Stoyanov, Katharina Swoboda

  • PLAMEN DEJANOFF, FLUCA – Austrian Cultural Pavilion, Plovdiv, Bulgaria 

       Solo show by Plamen Dejanoff

  • (IM)PERSONAL 1, LLLLLL - Verein für Kunst der Gegenwart, Vienna, Austria

       Works by: Bernd Oppl & Bogomir Doringer, Ibro Hasanovic, Christoph Srb & Yodas Dolphins (Karl               Kilian), Kamen Stoyanov, Katharina Swoboda

 

2016

       Works by Andreas Fogarasi, Olivier Hölzl, Bernd Oppl, Markus Krottendorfer, Katharina Swoboda

  • SOFIA CITY ART GALLERY, PLAMEN DEJANOFF, BORIS KOSTADINOV, EMANUEL LAYR GALLERY, AUSTRIAN EMBASSY SOFIA, Sofia City Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

       Solo show by Plamen Dejanoff

  • ASK THE ARTIST - Manifesta 11, Cabaret Voltaire, Zurich, Switzerland

       Performance by Kamen Stoyanov

       Works by Vasilena Gankovska, Andreas Heller, Markus Jeschaunig, Luiza Margan

  • LOOK AT ME! I AM MADE FOR YOU!, Projektraum LS43, Berlin, Germany

       Works by János Brückner, Lana Cmajcanin, Eva Davidova, Juliane Ebner, Vikenti Komitski , Ivan                   Moudov, Kamen Stoyanov, Christoph Srb, Susanne Schuda, Kaiserin Sissi, Matthias Tharang, Mariana         Vassileva, Borjana Ventzislavova

 

2015

  • Das Geschenk von Herrn Wittgenstein, Haus Wittgenstein, Vienna, Austria. with Vasilena Gankovska

  • Focus Bulgaria, viennacontemporary International Art Fair, Vienna, Austria

       Editor of the special publication

       International Exhibition for the Week of Contemporary Art

       Works by Rasmus Albertsen, Mathias Kessler, Daniela Kostova, Adam Frelin, Gerald Moser, Olaf                   Osten, Raphaele Shirley, Judith Saupper, Borjana Ventzislavova, Tamas Veszi

 

2014

  • That Think, The Fridge, Sofia, Bulgaria

        Solo Show by Borjana Ventzislavova

        Works by Ahmet Ogut, Kamen Stoyanov, Eleni Kampuridis

 

2013

  • Mind the Gap I, Radiator Gallery, New York, United States

       Works by Rasmus Albertsen, Raphaele Shirley, Olaf Osten, Judith Saupper, Borjana Ventzislavova,             Mathias Kessler &, Molly Surno, Adam Frelin

  • Living Dreams. Dreaming Lives , SAMSI - Museum of Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

       Solo Show by Borjana Ventzislavova

 

2012

       Works by Kamen Stoyanov, Vasilena Gankovska, Borjana Ventzislavova, Michail Michailov, Daniela             Kostova, Maximilian Pramatarov

  • Advanced Style, Otto Wagner Pavillon, Vienna, Austria

       Film Premiere by Lina Plioplyte

 

2009

  • Showcase at LOOP Video Fair, Barcelona, Spain

 

2008

  • Special Program, LOOP Video Fair, Barcelona, Spain

  • Molekulart, Rayko Alexiev Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

       Works by Pravdoliub Ivanov, Daniela Kostova, Ivan Moudov, Gergana Moudova, Sibin Vasilev, Stefan           Nikolaev, Michaela Vlaseva, Pavel Chervenkov, Sandra Klincheva

 

2007

  • 10 years Contemporary Bulgarian Videoart, Red House Center of Culture and Debate, Sofia, Bulgaria. A project by Adelina Popnedeleva

 

2005

  • Central - New Art from New Europe, Ernst Hilger Gallery , Vienna, Austria

       Works by Krasimir Terziev, Kalin Serapionov

 

2003

  • Mors Impossible, Irida Galelry, Sofia, Bulgaria

       Works by Pravdolyub Ivanov, Luchezar Boyadzhiev, Kalin Serapionov, Daniela Kostova, Boryana                   Rossa, Oleg Mavromatti, Krassimir Terziev, RASSIM

  • Curated By - a Program for Dreamcatcher Festival, Kiev, Ukraine

  • Fair Play, ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

       Solo Show by Daniela Kostova

 

2002

  • Videoart from Eastern Europe, Mobius Center, Boston, United States

  • 4th International Videoart Festival Videoarchaeology, City Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

2001

  • Balkan Multimedia Art, Rotor Gallery, Graz, Austria

  • 3th International Videoart Festival Videoarchaeology, Sofia City Art Gallery, ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

2000

  • 2nd International Videoart Festival Videoarchaeology, Sofia City Art Gallery, ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

1999

  • A Video Program, WRO Multimedia Biennale, Wroclaw, Poland.

  • 1st International Videoart Festival Videoarchaeology, ATA Center for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria

 

RESIDENCIES

2015

  • Styria Artist in Residence, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

2015

  • Curatorial residency by Independent Curators International, Works.io, Budapest, Hungary

2014

  • Curatorial Intensive by Intependent Curators International, Garage Museum for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russian Federation

CONFERENCES, PUBLIC PRESENTATIONS

2015

  • Visible Award, Member Of The Advisory Board, TATE Liverpool, United Kingdom

 

2014

  • CIMAM 2014 - Annual Conference, Presentation, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar.

  • Facade Video International Video Festival, Jury, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

  • Curatorial Intensive Moscow by ICI New York, Workshop, Garage Museum for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russian Federation.

 

2003

  • Presentation of Irida Gallery, Vienna Art Fair, Vienna, Austria

 

2002

  • Contemporary Coratorial Practices, Workshop, Museum for Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia