Boryana Pandova

photographer

Boryana Pandova is a visual artist working in photography and video and a participant in various projects focusing on social issues. Her educational background includes theater, and her engagement with that discipline led to her love of photography and video. She has a degree in Artistic and Applied Photography from the National Theater Academy Krastyo Sarafov and a master's degree in Photography from the National Academy of Arts. She is part of the core team of the "Na zhivo" project, which is part of the "Art for Social Change – Games Against Violence" program. Boryana also has over 200 hours of experience working with psychosocial interventions. She has been teaching at NATFIZ Krastyo Sarafov since 2019.

Zero Waste Station

Or a store where a full basket equals an empty bin

The Home of Green Satire

This year's edition of the Gabrovo Biennale combines the city's iconic frugality with ecology, and we spoke to the director of the Museum of Humor and Satire, Margarita Dorovska, about it

Sofia’s Gardeners

There is urban agriculture in Bulgaria, but it needs institutional support to develop

Italian artist Valentina Sciarra found creative freedom in Sofia

Rin Yamamura: Life upside down

How a Japanese puppeteer decided to study in Bulgaria, and the definition of a "sleeping man"

Bulgaria, why?

Ashira Morris tells us why Bulgaria feels like the the perfect level of chaos where things feel possible.

Big little books

ICU and DA poetry publishing house are part of the rise of small publishing houses in the last 15 years, but that is not the only thing they have in common.

Tell Me: Dance magnets under the floorboards

The two Violets who turned Tell Me into a colorful place for dancing and freedom

The fellowship of graphic painters Zoran Mishe, Goran Trichkovski, Vasil Angelov, Pavel Tselkoski and Ivan Mateev, or Print Nest, who create their creative "nest" in the heart of the city.

KANAAL: Тhrough the proper channels

Antonia and Lyubomir Chonos have been married for fifteen years, and even though two thirds of their marriage have been spent at KANAAL, they can still make each other laugh, which is probably the key to their success.

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