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Bulgaria – focus country viennacontemporary 2015



After the focus countries Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Belarus (2012), Georgia and Poland (2013) and Azerbaijan (2014), viennacontemporary is taking a look at Bulgaria in 2015 with Focus Bulgaria.


Upon the initiative of Vesselina Sarieva and Katrin Sarieva, founders of the Open Arts Foundation and Sariev Contemporary, Plovdiv in cooperation with Iara Boubnova, curator, art critic, founding member and director of the Institute of Contemporary Art-Sofia and Vessela Nozharova, curator of the Art Affairs and Documents Foundation, this year, Focus Bulgaria will present a representative selection of contemporary Bulgarian art from private collections and major Bulgarian galleries.


The project is kindly supported by Gaudenz B. Ruf, Zurich/Sofia, the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria, the National Culture Fund, Bulgaria, the EVN Collection, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary and is organized in partnership with the BKI Haus Wittgenstein in Vienna and Ogilvy Group Bulgaria.


Curators of the Focus Bulgaria exhibition Variofocus – ARTISTS:

Vessela Nozharova, Iara Boubnova

Curator talks program Focus Bulgaria: Dessislava Dimova

Curator publication Focus Bulgaria: Boris Kostadinov


(Text by Press-viennaconteporary)


Producer & Editor

Jesus Rivero

Artistic Director

Magdalena Winkler


Zuzana Melichar


Music courtesy of Suplex


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Vienna, 2015


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