On September 23rd Luchezar Boyadjiev gave a presentation on his work, its context and development for the students of Close Encounters. Educational Programme for Young Artists.

On Sept. 09, 10 and 11, Vadim Fishkin, Professor in Media Arts at Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design, gave a masterclass for the participants at school4artists "Close Encounters - Visual Dialogues".

In one to one dialogues each of the participants presented their portfolios and projects and received comments, advises and questions by Vadim Fishkin.

ICA-Sofia and Goethe-Institut Bulgarien present

LIGHT MATTERS. Public presentation by Vadim Fishkin

Sept 9, 17 h, Goethe-Institut Bulgarien

1, Budapest Street, Sofia. Entrance: Free, Language: English.

July 22, 2017

The Bulgarian artist at work in America – workshop by Miryana Todorova

In the frames of
Close Encounters. Educational Programme for Young Artists

July 18, 2017:

Presentation by Boryana Rossa and Oleg Mavromatti

In the frames of

Close Encounters. Educational Programme for Young Artists

July 14, 2017:

Master class of Nedko Solacov

In the frames of

Close Encounters. Educational Programme for Young Artists

In the frames of the programme we joined the guided tour of the tripple exhibition "The Image is No Longer Available" with the curator Vessela Nojarova and the artists at the three locations of the project: Credo Bonum Gallery, ICA-Sofia Gallery and "Vasska Emanuilova" Gallery.

Martin Penev invited us to visit his ongoing solo exhibition "Ritual" at Atelie Plastelin, and made a guided tour for the course participants. 

In the frames of Close Encounters programme the participants had the task to analyse and disscuss number of short texts that problematise the place of contemporary art and its means of production and interpretation in the present moment.

The sylabus included some key texts by Ekaterina Gegot, Hito Steyrl, Hans Belting.

On May 18 the participants in the school had the opportunity to meet Mrs. Mami Kataoka (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mami_Kataoka), world known curator working in some of the most innovative museums of contemporary art. Kataoka was a Co-Artistic Director of ROUNDTABLE: The 9th Gwangju Biennale (Korea, 2012) and is at present curator of next Sidney Biennial.

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