The Year of Bulgaria in the Russian Federation
Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation
The State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia
The State Museum and Exhibition Center ROSIZO
The Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia
In collaboration with Forum Bulgaria-Russia
Present the exhibition
From Ideology to Economy. Contemporary Bulgarian Art 20 years later
October 9th – 25th, 2009, Opening: Thursday, October 8th 2009, 5 pm in The State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, Moscow, 21 Tverskaya Street
Curators: Iara Boubnova and Maria Vassileva
The History in Present Tense project aims to engage the problematic of the emerging civil society in its complex manifestations and interactions with the outside world. The project strongly believes that in the neo-capitalist society visual art could be the most visible, most critical, yet independent and flexible agent.
Supported by ERSTE Foundation, Vienna.
This is a project by < rotor > association for contemporary art, Graz; University of J. E. Purkyne, Usti nad Labem; [BLOK] – Local base for cultural refreshment, Zagreb; The Blue House Foundation, Amsterdam; Institute of Contemporary Art, Sofia and NABA – New Academy of Fine Arts, Milano.