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PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS


Part-time lecturer - University of Portsmouth - 2021 - Present

Associate lecturer - University of the Arts London, London College of Communication - 2019 - Present

Co-editor - EEP magazine - 2019 - Present

Co-founder - Revolv Collective - 2017 - Present



EDUCATION


MA Photography - University of Portsmouth - Distinction - 2016 - 2017

BA (Hons) Photography - University of Portsmouth - First Class Degree - 2013 - 2016



SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS


2021

Intimacy & Spectacle in the Epoch of Social Media part of Sofia Art Projects - Largo underpass, Independence Square, Sofia, Bulgaria

2020

History in Between - History Museum of Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria

New Begginings - MERTZ, Berlin, Germany

Art Start 2020 - Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

F O R M - Seen Fifteen Gallery, London, UK

2019

Photography & Sculpture - AMP Studios, South Bermondsey Art Trail, London, UK

Statement of Being - Deptford does Art, London, UK

Curating cultures of Remembrance - District Six Museum, Cape Town, South Africa

Balkan Mine solo exhibition - EEP Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Representation on the Line II: (Un)framing our Identities - RPS 100 Heroines, Chelsea, London, UK

Intro:spective - Seen Fifteen Gallery, Peckham, London, UK

Invisible material: Process, performance and screenings - London College of Communication, London, UK

2018

Brighton Photo Fringe - Collective's Hubs, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton, UK

Post memory - Lovech Fine Art gallery, Lovech, Bulgaria

2017

Transition Exhibition  - NIGHT Festival Plovdiv 2017 - PLOVEDIV Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Archives as Medium - Four Corners Gallery, London, UK

Fragments - Sticks Gallery, Gosport, UK

In Motion by Prototype & Studio Komplekt - Societe General Express Bank, Sofia, Bulgaria

Ginnel Foto Fest - Ipswich, UK

2016

Uncertain States / Emergence - Photomonth London 2016 - Mile End Art Pavilion, London, UK

Pingyao International Photography Festival - Pingyao, China

Brighton Photo Fringe - Brighton, UK

Aspex Platform Graduate Award 2016 Exhibition - Portsmouth, UK



LECTURES, WORKSHOPS & CONFERENCES


2021

Artist talk, BA (Photography), Arts University Bournemouth, 15 March.

10th World Congress of Central and Eastern European Studies in Montréal, Canada, 10-13 August.

(Counter-)Archive: Memorial Practices of the Soviet Underground, Technische Universitat Dresden, Germany, Conference, 13-16 October.

2020

Artist talk, BA (Hons) Photography, University of Portsmouth, Online, November 9th.

How to forget?, part of How to forget your past fast exhibition of Martin Atanasov, CO-OP Sofia, Bulgaria, Online workshop, October 25th.

Imagining the archive, Three Men Make a Tiger, LCC BA Photography, Digital workshop, June 18th.

Articulating your practice, Manchester School of Art, Manchester Metropolitan University, Digital workshop, May 30th.

Truth, Reality and Imagination Interpretations from Eastern and Central Europe conference at UCL, London, UK, February 19th.

A living memorial, pannel discussion part of Forms of Ground mini-symposium, with Lina Ivanova, Ibby Azab, Lucas Gabellini-Fava, chaired by Vivianne Gamble, February 15th, Seen Fifteen Gallery, London,  February 15th.

Alumni symposium, BA Photography, University of Portsmouth,  Portsmouth, February 5th,.

What’s a Can of Worms Between Mates? a conversation with Victoria Louise Doyle,  Alexander Mourant & Harry Gammer-Flitcroft, Art Lacuna, London, February 1st. 

2019

You are f*cking ugly, zine workshop, UAL London College of Communication, London, 26th of November.

Apolitical/Politial, photography workshop, UAL London College of Communication, London, November 14th.
 
Transition workshop with Bayryam Bayryamali in collaboration Sofia Platform, part ofa public programme celebrating the 30th anniversary of the fall of communism, Sofia, Bulgaria, November 10th. 

Identity, Panel discussion with Rashida Mangera and Maryam Wahid, Espacio Gallery, London, October 1st. 

We Make the Yolk Photography, Reading and writing workshop, Deptford Does Art, London September 1.

Trauma & ritual, Reading group, EEP Berlin, Berlin, July 12.

Remembering whilst forgetting, Artist talk, EEP Berlin, Berlin, July 13.

Why should we remember with Julian Chehirian, Summer School Belene: Democracy & Memory, Sofia Platform, Belene, Bulgaria, July 2-5.

Homeland workshop / Revolv Collective, Take Courage Gallery, London, June 22. 

Intro:spective artist crit, Discussion moderator, Seen Fifteen, London, April 7.

Intro:spective panel discussion with Tom Lovelace, Jonny Briggs & Alexandra Davenport, Discussion moderator, Seen Fifteen, London, April 6.

Zine it up workshop, School of Art and Design, BA (Hons) Photography, London College of Communication, London, March 5.

On failure & completion workshop, BLUNT, ACAVA studios, January 15.

2018

Artist talk, BA Photography, University of Brighton, December 10.

PIP Collaborative zine workshop, London College of Communication, The Art Academy, December 5.

Roots or Routes? workshop, Phoenix Brighton, Brighton Photo Fringe, October 27.

4UZHBINA: Artist Talk, Phoenix Brighton, Brighton Photo Fringe, October 20.

Photography as a collaborative action workshop, School of Art and Design, BA (Hons) Photography graduates, University of Portsmouth, Menier Gallery, London, July 6.

Portfolio reviews, School of Art and Design, BA (Hons) Photography graduates, University of Portsmouth, Menier Gallery, London, July 5.

First Monday, Brighton Photo Fringe, Artist Talk, Phoenix Gallery, Brighton, May 14.

Post Memory, session chair and panellist supported by Sofia Platform & Lovech City Council, Fine Art Gallery Lovech, Lovech, Bulgaria, March 13.

2016 - 2017

Alumni Symposium, School of Art and Design, Undergraduate and Postgraduate, University of Portsmouth, October 11.

Zine workshop, organiser and lead artist, Revolv Collective: Archives as Medium,Four Corners Film, London, September 8.

Portfolio reviews, School of Art and Design, BA (Hons) Photography, University of Portsmouth, April 2, 2017.

Portfolio reviews, School of Art and Design, BA (Hons) Photography, University of Portsmouth, February 2, 2017.



SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY


Print media

2021Pleasure & Pressure by Goethe-Institut Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria

2020 - Panacea Anthology, Sofia, Bulgaria. 

2019 - EEP issue 1, Berlin, Germany

2018 - Photo archives and found photography in post-communist Bulgaria: traumatic memory and imagination, Lilyana Karadjova, Images in the Post-truth era conference, Birkbeck College University of London

Becoming The Other by Æther, Stuttgart, Germany

Niglo zine issue 2, Strasbourg, France

Incandescent zine issue 13, Oregon, USA

2017 - ФotoArt Magazine, Sofia, Bulgaria


Radio / Television / Podcast

2021 - Kitchen Conversation Podcast

2020 - Bulgarian National Television “Kultura.BG”

Eurocom: Culture

2018 - Bulgarian National Radio ‘‘Horizont’’

2017 - Bulgarian National Televison ''The Day Starts with Culture'' 

Bulgarian National Radio ‘’Hristo Botev’’

2016  - That’s Solent TV


Website publications

America for Bulgaria

Balkan Stories

Kultura.bg

Wallpaper*

Sofia Press 

Semi zine

Photoworks SHOWCASE

NIGHT 2017

Prototype SGEB

Capital Newspaper

Lovech News Glas

Calvert Journal

Photograd Spotlight Photobook


CURATION


2019

120 Albert Palace Mansions, London, UK

Homeland, Take Courage Gallery, London, UK

Intro:spective, Seen Fifteen Gallery, London, UK

2018

London Independent Photography 30th annual exhibition, Espacio Gallery, London, UK

One Year, Safehouse 1, London, UK


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