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Apr, 2019

Martina Vacheva, LISTEN TO US – ARTISTIC INTELLIGENCE, City Art Gallery, Plovdiv

Danica Dakic–Isola Bella–2007-2008, Video Still.

Plovdiv 2019 presents Deutsche Telekom’s prestigious collection of contemporary art for the first time in Bulgaria.

LISTEN TO US – ARTISTIC INTELLIGENCE (4 APRIL - 30 JUNE 2019)
The Opening will be on 4 April 2019, 19:00, in City Art Gallery.

The exhibition will be presented at different venues. In some of the houses in the Old Town subtle interventions with contemporary art are creating a balance of current artistic positions with the historical environment of the buildings. The City Art Gallery and SKLAD, the former tobacco warehouse, will present exhibitions that show that, despite all cultural and national differences, artists communicate with one common language.

LISTEN TO US is an invitation to listen to the works. Their sensual presence and intelligence are telling a lot about our common reality and encourage our own reflection. Additionally, beside the works from the Art Collection Telekom, a few newly commissioned artworks by Bulgarian artists and some works of the recent history of contemporary art in Bulgaria will be integrated in the exhibition.

The project is curated by Nathalie Hoyos and Rainald Schumacher.

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS FROM THE ART COLLECTION TELEKOM:
Nevin Aladağ, Anatoly Belov, Yane Calovski, Levan Chelidze, Danika Dakić, Braco Dimitrijević, Aleksandra Domanović, Petra Feriancova, Igor Grubić, Aneta Grzeszykowska, Nilbar Güreş, Vladimir Houdek, Hristina Ivanoska, Pravdoliub Ivanov, Sanja Iveković, Nikita Kadan, Mi Kafchin, Šejla Kameric, Lito Kattou, Luka Kedžo, Genti Korini, Eva Kot’atkova, Maria Kulikovska, Nino Kvrivishvili, Radenko Milak, Ciprian Mureşan, Lada Nakonechna, Vlad Nancă, Paulina Ołowska, Roman Ondák, Dan Perjovschi, Cristian Răduţă, Stepan Ryabchenko, Slavs & Tatars, Nedko Solakov, Mladen Stilinović, Martina Vacheva.

Invited artists: Luchezar Boyadjiev, Dimitar Genchev, Albena Mihaylova Manz, Sasho Stoitzov, Krassimir Terziev.

Opening: 4 April

Where: City Art Gallery (15 Alexander I Battenberg Str.)

Start: 19:00

THE EXHIBITION TAKES PLACE AT THE:
SKLAD (16 Ekzarh Yosif Str.)
The City Art Gallery
Balabanov House
Hindlyan House
Zlato Boyadzhiev Gallery
Ivan Vasov National Library

The exhibition is made possible by Plovdiv 2019 in partnership with Goethe-Institut Bulgaria, Deutsche Telekom – Art Collection Telekom and Open Atrs Foundation. The mediation programme is developed with support by the educational team of Folkwang Museum Essen and Berlin Biennale.

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