Education


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

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


Selected exhibitions & screenings


2019

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

Statement of Being, Deptford does Art, London

Balkan Mine solo exhibition - EEP Berlin, Berlin

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

Zine Archive Photobookshow - Brighton

Intro:spective - Seen Fifteen Gallery, Peckham, London

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

2018

Photo Scratch #19 - Hotel Elephant Workspace, London

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

BLUNT: micro-exhibition - ACAVA Limehouse Open Studios, London

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

Fragments - Sticks Gallery, Gosport

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

Ginnel Foto Fest - Ipswich

Photograd First Birthday Exhibition - University of Suffolk, Ipswich

2016

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

King's Theatre Residency Exhibition - Portsmouth

Pingyao International Photography Festival - Pingyao, China

Brighton Photo Fringe - Brighton

Aspex Platform Graduate Award 2016 Exhibition - Portsmouth


Awards


2018

Shortlisted for The Royal Photographic Society's International Photography Exhibition 161

MA Student Achievement Award


2017

Winner of the Ginnel Foto Fest Student Awards

Santander Mobility Award

2016

Selected for Brighton Photo Biennial Portfolio Reviews

Shortlisted for Platform Graduate Award

BA (Hons) Visual Culture Award

BA (Hons) Student Achievement Award

APHE Photo Meet Bursary


Lectures & Workshops


2019
 
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.

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

Lecture and presentation, School of Art and Design, BA (Hons) Photography, University of Portsmouth, Lecture on Social Media in a photographer’s career, November 16, 2016.


Biliography


Print media

2018

Found photography in post-communist Bulgaria, Images in the Post-truth era conference, Birkbeck College University of London

Becoming The Other by Æther, Stuttgart, Germany

Wotisart? #16 magazine, UK

Niglo zine issue 2, Strasbourg, France

Incandescent zine issue 13, Oregon, USA

2017

ФotoArt Magazine, Sofia, Bulgaria


Radio / Television

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

Wallpaper*

Sofia Press 

Semi zine

Photoworks SHOWCASE

Losthenfound

NIGHT 2017

Source Graduate Photography 2017

Prototype SGEB

Fleur and Arbor Magazine

Capital Newspaper

Accappella

Lovech News Glas

Calvert Journal

Photograd Spotlight Photobook



Curation



2019

120 Albert Palace Mansions, London

Homeland, Take Courage Gallery, London

Intro:spective, Seen Fifteen Gallery, London

2018

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

One Year, Safehouse 1, London


Residencies


2018

SPACE / LiveArtLocal Artist Residency, Fareham, UK

Temporary Home Artist Residency, London, UK

2016

King's Theatre Artist Residency, Portsmouth, UK