Sofia Art Residency Curator Yana Kostova

Yana Kostova is a curator and art critic based in Sofia. During her study in art theory at the National Academy of Arts, Sofia she has been guest curator at the Meeting-Point at the Sofia City Gallery and contributor to the ‘Kultura’ weekly. She specialized arts management at the ICCM, Salzburg, critical theory at the University of fine arts, Cuenca (Spain), Cultural studies at the Free University, Berlin, Visual culture at Del Bianco Foundation, Florence. Later she has carried out curatorial internships at the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice and at Kunsthaus Graz. Recently she is consulting ARC Projects Gallery Sofia/Edinburgh and is associate curator at Art Today Association, Plovdiv since 2006. As a PhD candidate in curatorial practices related to CEE at the New Bulgarian University, Sofia she teaches gallery policies and beside different curatorial approaches she is interested in areas linked to institutional criticism, post-socialist and East European studies, activism, queer discourse, urban environment. She has edited the catalogue “Bulgaria?…Oh, yeah, Bucharest!” and contributes to the magazines Eikon, Vlna, Flash Art, Kultura, Homo Ludence, Lik.

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