bio/cv


Boryana PETKOVA
b. 1985 Sofia, Bulgariа

1999 – ongoing  PUNK

SOLO SHOWS

2023

SIS  project –  more than collaboration with Isra Blagoeva, curated by Snejana Krasteva, Doza gallery, Sofia

Burnt.Burn.Will Burn  curated by Snejana Krasteva, Plus359 gallery, Bulgaria

Mother tongue live performance, RU, NYC

2022 

Hyperdrawing with Katrin Strobel, curated by Joana Neves FRAC PICARDIE, Amiens

Can you see the black cloud ?  with Olga Sabko, curated by Chloé Bonnie More, Ilian Rebei gallery, Paris

2021

Pinned dreams Brigitte,  March gallery, Stuttgart

Spit it out! curated by Chloé Bonnie More, Studio 10, Paris, 2021

2020   

Craving Nothing with Michail Michailov curated by Maria Vassileva Structura Gallery,  Sofia

2019    

Mutuus  with Cedric Esturillo, Museum of Fines Arts in Mulhouse, France

2018 

H220cm curated by Irina Batkova, Plus359 Gallery, Sofia

Written(not)said curated by Daniela Radeva, Contemporary space, Varna

Group shows

2023

Zone de Contact curated by Yvannoé Kruger,  Poush, Saint Ouen

Chevaleresses,  gallery S, Paris

Needles in a Haystack curated by Svetlana Kuryumdzhieva, National Gallery, Sofia

Silent spring, FRAC PICARDIE, Amiens, France

Rooms Performance festival, Kappatos gallery, Athenes

Fait machine  curators  Margherita Balzerani & Noelig LeRoux, MIAM Sète

2022

Fluide moteur Garage Mu, curator Mimosis, Paris

Gulliver’s skechbook curated by Ludwig Seyfarth, KAI 10 Arthena Foundation , Dusseldorf

Croire au vivant group show, Dauphine Executive Master Gestion, Paris

pARTage  ARTAIS contemporain, Paris

Dangereuse beauty curated by Stefan Ivanov, Burgas

Voci Imane curâtes by Marie Gayet, Plateau urbain, Paris

HYPERDRAWING curated by Joana Neves,Drawing now art fair Paris, France

Emotions are facts curated by Chloé Bonnie More,  NOSBAUM REDING, Luxembourg

2021 

Relevateurs curated by Anael Pigeat & Yvannoé Kruger  Christian Berst Art Brut gallery, Paris, France                                      

Body of drawing curated by Ludwig Seyfarth, Maison de Heilderberg, Montpellier, France

Intersection curated by Yvannoé Krugar, Poush Manifesto, Clichy, France

Moving images, Moving bodies curator Ludwig Seyfarth, ICA, Sofia,Bulgarie

Roots curated by Nadejda Djakova, Aresnal museum of contemporary art, Sofia, Bulgarie

AVALANCHE curator Andy Randkin,  PAL Project, Paris, France

Worst Case Scenario curated by Chloé Bonnie More, Paris, France

To collect contemporary art  National gallery, Sofia, Bulgarie

Herbarium collection curated by Irina Batkova, Arsenal, museum of contemporary art, Sofia

White exhibition, curated by Iskra Blagoeva, One Gallery, Bulgarie

2020 

Online screening Boryana Petkova et Stella Geppert on Blink Video, curated by Ludwig Seyfarth

Long minutes, online projection, curated by Bronwyn Lace, Centre Less Good Idea

Baza award, 2020, Sofia City Gallery

2019

FINALE  Gaudenz Ruf award, Structura Galerie, Bulgaria

Radical formal analyse curator Peter Tcanev, Plus359 gallery, Sofia

2017 

Let them draw curator Pravdoliub Ivanov, Sariev Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Polyphonia curator Frans Oosterhof, Goethe Institit, Sofia

Salon de dessin 6B curator Marie Gautier et Claire Lune, Saint – Denis, France

ARTstart Goethe Institut,Sofia, Bulgarie

AWARDS/ NOMINATIONS

2020 Nomination Baza award for contemporary art, Sofia, Bulgaria

2019 Gaudenz Ruf award for Bulgarian contemporary art

2015 Pierre David-Weill prize, Académie des Beaux-Arts, Institut de France

RESIDENCES

2023  Residency Unlimited, NYC

Since 2020 Residency Poush Manifesto, Aubervilliers, France

2015 Cité international des arts, Paris, France

PUBLICATIONS

2021 Les rélévateurs, catalogue d’exposition, Christian Berst Art brut, 

2020 Boryana Petkova, Between you and yourself

2020 Catalogue Formes vivantes, Musée national Adrien Debouché

2019 NOTABENE – Contemporary Transformations of drawing in the work of Boryana Petkova, text by Nora Goleshevska

2015 Publication of the Institute of France, Séance Solennelle,

Académie des Beaux-Arts, Institut de France

2015 Catalogue of the biennial of Cachan