Exhibition of 2020 BAZA Award for Contemporary Art Nominees
28 July 2020 - 30 August 2020
Sofia City Art Gallery,
in partnership with:
Foundation for a Civil Society, New York,
and the Young Visual Artists Awards international network
Exhibition of 2020 BAZA Award for Contemporary Art Nominees:
The Young Visual Artists Awards (YVAA) international network, which was established in 1990, is among the most sustainable programs promoting cultural exchange between the USA and Central and Eastern Europe.
Members of the 2020 jury are: Desislava Dimova (curator), Irina Batkova (curator), Bilyana Rubinova (artistandcurator), Miryana Todorova (artist), Martin Penev (artist).
The jury’s decision is traditionally announced at the exhibition opening.
Nataliya Yordanova was born 1991 in Sofia. She studied photography at the National Academy for Theater and Film Arts, Sofia, continuing her studies in the Hague and Amsterdam, where sha has moved permanently. Yavor Kostadinov was born in 1993 in Plovdiv, where he lives and works. He majored in painting at the National Academy of Arts, Sofia.Maria Nalbantova was born in 1990 in Sofia, where she lives and works. She graduated from the National Academy of Arts, Sofia. Boryana Petkova (born 1985) has studied at the National Academy of Arts, Sofiaand the Valenciennes School of Art and Design in France.She lives and works in Paris. Kalas Liebfried (Kaloyan Lyubomirov) was born in 1989 in Svistov, Bulgaria. He studied philosophy, and later, sculpture and media arts in Munich, where he lives and works.
The winner of BAZA Award 2020 is Maria Nalbantova.