Current Exhibition

  • ICA-Sofia Gallery
    34, Vasil Levski Blvd Sofia, Bulgaria, CO 1504
    Exhibition at the ICA-Gallery
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    ICA-Sofia

    Jan 27, 2022 - Feb 28, 2022
    Opening: January 27, Thursday, 6-8 pm
    Curator(s): Martina Yordanova

Recent Exhibitions

Manifesta 14 Prishtina 2022

Institute of Contemporary Art - Sofia is pleased to be a partner in the Manifesta 14 Western Balkans Project: Co-Producing Common Space and Shaping Formations of Solidarity in the Western Balkans and beyond, co-funded by the European Union.

As part of the evolving, multidimensional, across borders activities within the whole project, the Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia will be organizing events both in Sofia and in Prishtina. Loosely described as “visual talks”, these will encompass theoretical, visual and critical “voices”, off and on-line contributions, panel discussions and exhibition displays by a multitude of contributors from the region and beyond.


Vector

ICA-Sofia: Motives, Analyses, Critique

Vector. ICA-Sofia: Motives, Analyses, Critique is an online platform presenting the history, specifics and contemporary state of that part of Bulgarian contemporary art with which the Institute of Contemporary Art - Sofia is connected. An interactive multimedia interface combines key texts, videos, publications that contributed to the development of the scene of contemporary art in Bulgaria and its relations on the global art map.

We see this digital platform as a bridge between the past and the present of the visual arts in Bulgaria; between the visibility of the scene in the world and the visibility of the art world here; between audiences and content creators; between different personal positions and the unifying context; between topics and media.

For the 25 years of existence of ICA-Sofia we have realized that there are solid accumulations of content published in and outside Bulgaria, built with the hope that the scene image gets improvement. It is time for this scattered content and reflection, which in principle (and not only as specific names) connects "here and there", some audiences with other producers and products, to "return" and start functioning in an intertextual narrative, with all its multi-layered themes, keywords, media, synchronous intuitions, chronological sequences and anachronistic connections.


Educational Programme Close Encounters. Part 2

  • ICA-Sofia Gallery
    34, Vasil Levski Blvd Sofia, Bulgaria, CO 1504

    Models of collaborative, transcultural and transdisciplinary forms of curating

    Hans D. Christ and Iris Dressler

    Dec 13, 2019 - Dec 13, 2019
    Opening: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • ICA-Sofia Gallery
    34, Vasil Levski Blvd Sofia, Bulgaria, CO 1504

    Presentation of ruangrupa, collective-curator of documenta 15

    Reza Afisina and Iswanto Hartono

    Nov 8, 2019
    Opening: 6 pm
  • ICA-Sofia Gallery
    34, Vasil Levski Blvd Sofia, Bulgaria, CO 1504

    Memoir, memory, life, nature, freedom

    Merve Elveren

    Oct 9, 2019
    Opening: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
  • ICA-Sofia Gallery
    34, Vasil Levski Blvd Sofia, Bulgaria, CO 1504

    THE LIVING TOGETHER AND ITS ENTAGLEMENTS

    Marina Fokidis

    Oct 5, 2019
    Opening: 5:30 - 7:30 PM
  • Awards

  • BAZA 2022: Competition

    BAZA 2022: Competition

    Competition for BAZA 2022: Award for Contemporary Art
     
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  • BAZA 2021

    BAZA 2021

    The BAZA 2021 award winner is Marta Djourina

     

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  • BAZA 2020

    BAZA 2020

    The BAZA award winner for 2020 is Maria Nalbantova.

    Nominated artists: Boryana Petkova, Kalas Liebfried (Калоян Любомиров), Maria Nalbantova, Natalia Jordanova, Yavor Kostadinov.

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  • Art Writers Award for 2018

    Art Writers Award for 2018

    For the sixth time this year the Essential Reading for Art Writers Award, an initiative of the Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia, was presented.

    The 2018 award is presented to Stefka Tsaneva.

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  • ICA-Sofia Gallery
    34, Vasil Levski Blvd 1504, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Exhibition at the ICA-Gallery
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    ICA-Sofia


    Dec 15, 2016 Jan 7, 2017
    Opening: December 15th, 6 – 9 pm
    ICA-Sofia Gallery
    34, Vasil Levski Blvd 1504, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Exhibition at the ICA-Gallery
    bgn00.00

    Luchezar Boyadjiev


    Nov 11, 2016 Dec 10, 2016
    Opening: Friday, Nov 11, 6 pm
    ICA-Sofia Gallery
    34, Vasil Levski Blvd 1504, Sofia, Bulgaria
    Exhibition at the ICA-Gallery
    bgn00.00

    Georgi Rouzhev


    May 17, 2016 Jun 30, 2016
    Opening: Tuesday, May 17th, 6 pm

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