Thursday, May 8, 2008

Monday 12 May 2008 17h00

Can there be an Identity Overdose if you are an artist?

artist talk by Luchezar Boyadjiev (Bulgaria)

In his works, Luchezar Boyadjiev examines the visual and aesthetic consequences of the politic, economic, social and relational changes in ex-socialist capital cities like Sofia,Bucharest, Budapest, Moscow but also Istanbul, reshuffling an urban world that has been filled up with meanings.

Luchezar Boyadjiev, born in 1957, graduates as art historian at the National Academy of Arts, Sofia in 1980. He has been taking part in the most important Biennials of the world since the beginning of the 1990s (Prague and Moscow in 2007, Singapore and Iasi/Periferic 7 in 2006, Istanbul and Venice in 2005 etc.). Photography, Conceptual Art and New Media are his main fields of interest. Luchezar Boyadjiev also works as art critic, publicist and curator.

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