From: Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Based in: Berlin, Germany
Main Artistic Themes: Media, Social, Political
Boris Kostadinov is an independent art critic and curator - lives and works in an international context between Berlin, Vienna and Sofia.
He holds a Masters from the National Art Academy, Sofia in the Department of History and Theory of Art
ABOUT THE CURATOR
Boris Kostadinov is an independent curator and art historian based in Berlin.
His projects are in the field of contemporary art and photography, conceptual design, fashion, architecture, sound and interdisciplinary forms.
His work explores the interaction of art with political and geopolitical realities, economics, social processes and theories: economy of art, art as a social or activist gesture and art as a political platform.
The second guideline of his work is art / design / technology. Such projects are defined by artistic practices that moderate relationships between elite science, future forecasts and social consciousness.
He has curated projects for Krinzinger Gallery, Vienna, Radiator Gallery, New York; IG Bildende Kunst Gallery, Vienna; bäckerstrasse4 Gallery, Vienna; Ernst Hilger Gallery, Vienna; Haus Wittgenstein, Vienna; Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York; and LOOP Fair, Barcelona; National Gallery, Sofia.
He served as Director for the International Videoart Festival, Videoarchaeology, in Sofia.8. He is also the director of FLUCA the Austrian Cultural Pavilion for the Open Arts Foundation.