Art news from ‘Sofia’

Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia: SIMPLY A LINE

Vesselina Nikolaeva SIMPLY A LINE 14.05.2013 – 14.06.2013 All over the world, places become more and more alike as a result of electronic networks and the emergence of a ‘world system’. Simultaneously and in an almost paradoxical countermovement, more and more groups across the world are captivated


ESSL ART AWARD CEE Cover motive: Martin Mrzljak (Winner ESSL ART AWARD CEE 2011, Croatia), Dance to…(Detail), 2010, Essl Private Collection, © the artist, photo: Siniša Uštulica Awarded by the Essl Collection, powered by bauMax and Vienna Insurance Group Established in 2005 the ESSL ART AWARD is dedicated to the discovery and support of art […]

Sofia Arsenal – Museum for Contemporary Art: LIVING DREAMS. DREAMING LIVES

LIVING DREAMS. DREAMING LIVES. By Bulgarian Artist Borjana Ventzislavova May 14th – June 16th 2013 Cherni vryh Blvd., Sofia 1421 (Bulgaria) “Living Dreams. Dreaming Lives” shows photo and film pieces, created last year during a six-month stay in Los Angeles funded by a MAK-Schindler Scholarship.

Bloomsday Sofia 2013

Bloomsday Sofia 2013 June 16 at 8:00am until June 17 at 8:00am On the 16th of June 2013 Sofia University will set itself the epic task of a 24 hour reading of Joyce's 'Ulysses'. "Yes, I said Yes, I will Yes"! This is not a spelling mistake!


Cosmopolis Krassimir Terziev exhibition view, 2013 exhibition view, 2013 March 22nd – May 4th 2013 Krassimir Terziev is one of the most important Bulgarian video artists. His works are often dealing with problems of identity, political memory, and history in the globalized

Sofia Contemporary: dOCUMENTA (13)

Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, named the most influential figure in contemporary art in 2012 by Art Review magazine, comes to give a lecture on her experiences of

Sofia Design Week 2013: The Balkan Date

Sofia Design Week (21 – 30 June) is an international festival for design and visual culture. It takes place every June in


STORIES WITH ANGELS 11 – 30 April 2013 VALENTIN ANGELOV PETKO ARNAUDOV Paintings and objects Valentin Angelov was born in1961 in Sofia. 1987 – Graduated from the National

Yuzina Art Gallery, Sofia: LONGINGS

DARINA YANEVA LONGINGS Solo Еxhibition Curator prof. Aksinia Djourova PhD 04 April – 24 April 2013 Do you remember Dimcho Debelyanov’s poem "The barren noisy day got silent"? What about the verses:

Sofia Contemporary 2013: Near, closer, together

Near, closer, together 19.04-12.05.2013 Sofia Contemporary is an international festival for contemporary art, which took place for the first time in autumn 2012. Sofia Contemporary presents diverse artistic means, traditional and new media, urban and interior spaces for and with art. The festival discusses various attitudes to the

One Night Stand Gallery, Sofia: The trial (2010-)

The trial (2010-) Rossella Biscotti's strong relationship with history and the ways history is communicated problematizes the notion of a single truth. Her works which appear as solid acts of research, script-writing, montage and editing reconstruct the narratives where collective and individual clashes with each other.

0GMS Gallery, Sofia: Post-body Projections

0GMS gallery presents Post-body Projections Artists: D+M Benjamin Hirte Signe Ross 16 April – 16 May 2013 Opening: 16 April (Tuesday), 19h00 0gms gallery 12, Lyuben Karavelov Street Zerogms Sofia "Structurally speaking, my objects are resilient and unmoving. They tend to infuse a

Sofia Art Gallery: WATERCOLOR

WATERCOLOR Artworks from the SCAG collection 19 March 2013 – 28 April 2013 Watercolor artworks have a prominent place of their own in the SCAG collection. Loved and perfected by many Bulgarian artists, the watercolor technique has a peculiar charm and ability to captivate. Watercolor artworks, whether they are spontaneous light

Sofia Art Gallery: TZVETANKA

Youlian Tabakov TZVETANKA 14 March 2013 – 21 April 2013 Screenings: Tuesday-Saturday – 11.30 am and 3.30 pm; Sunday – 2 pm and 4 pm TZVETANKA is a poetic film about the history of twentieth-century Bulgaria as seen through the eyes of Dr. Tzvetanka Gosheva and her incredible life story. Born into a wealthy family, […]

Yuzina Art Gallery: INSIDE OUT II

„INSIDE OUT II” Aleksander Yuzev curator Yovo Panchev 25 February – 10 March 2013 The project Inside-Out takes place in two separate parts/zones: inside and outside. The second, “inside” part of the exhibition unfolds in the space of Yuzina art gallery showing an aestheticized, instrumentally-decorative version of the reproductive art. It completes the project whose […]

0gms Gallery: Zlatin Orlov

0gms gallery presents:  Zlatin Orlov  02.02.2013 – 20.03.2013  Opening: Saturday, 2nd February 2013, from 7 pm to 10 pm  From the sketch to the model and the materialization in space – Zlatin is seeking the challenges at every step of the sculptural process. He is dealing with the notion of positioning in space while provoking the […]


MARIELA GEMISHEVA'S NEW BOUDOIR 2013 31 January – 14 February 2013 The exhibition is an installation – a stylized lady’s boudoir that represents the personal space of a female artist and fashion designer. The project includes fragments of the artist’s works from the last 10 years (the exhibitions ”Out of myself” 2003, “Objects 2007”, “Self-portrait“ […]

Yuzina Art Gallery: Modern Classics

"MODERN CLASSICS" Curator: Prof. PhD. Chavdar Popov Atanas Yaranov Genko Genkov Georgi Bozhilov-Slona Dimiter Buyukliiski-Mitchi Dimitar Kirov Encho Pironkov 15 December 12 – 19 January 13 The Modern Classics or the Classical Modernists in the Collection of Veselin Ferdinandov It takes Veselin Ferdinandov more than a quarter of a century to gather with purpose and […]


Alexander Kiossev, “Magnet for a fridge (‘The structure of suspicions reflects the structure of the individual)”, 2012 Christmas Souvenir Show December 21, 2012 – January 12, 2013 Opening – December 20, 2012 (Thursday), 6 pm One day before the prophesied End of the World and a short while before Christmas and the new 2013 we […]


0gms Gallery presents: REALITIES & TOGETHERNESS 30.11.2012 – 06.01.2013 Opening: 30 November 2012 – 20.00pm Artists: Ana de Almeida, Andrea Lueth , Albért Bernàrd ,Bernhard Weber, Clemens Denk, Jakub Vrba, Krafftmalerei, Martin Music, Martin Sturm, Philipp Hanich, Thomas Weinberger The collaborative exhibition between the showroom LOVE_ from Vienna and the 0gms gallery in Sofia deals with […]

National Museum of Literature: Bora Petkova/Breathing Space

Bora Petkova "Breathing Space" With the special participation of HR-Stamenov National Museum of Literature Peyo K. Yavorov House Museum, Sofia, Bulgaria 30 November to 23 December 2012 Opening 29 November from 5pm


URBAN TERRITORIES  Artists: Sabine Bitter/Helmut Weber (A/CAN), Nicolas Jasmin (A/F), Oliver Ressler (A)  Curator: Walter Seidl  Exhibition dates:  September 28 – November 24, 2012 Curator: Walter Seidl with the support of Austrian Embassy Sofia The exhibition “Urban Territories” questions modes  of how cities are  constructed in terms of their architectural settings and the inherent social and […]

Credo Bonum Gallery: Interventions/Adelina Popnedeleva and students

06.11.2012 – 23.11.2012 The students are from the National Academy of Art, Textiles major: Gabriela Milanova, Denitza Vilislavova, Elina Mihailova, Iva Gencheva, Kalina Mavrodieva, Maria Krasteva, Pancho Angelov, Ralica Penova, Stefania Kroumova, Tanya Nedelcheva, Filipina Stamenkova, Yana Milcheva The exhibition is part of the Art in public spaces festival Zapaden park. Interventions in public spaces […]

Atera Print & Gallery: Lomographya

Curator:  Pavlina Chakarova

Pavlina Chakarova: installation views from the solo show during the Night of Arts in Stara Zagora