2 December 2019

Newsletter December 2019 and January 2020

 

Sariev's newsletter for December 2019 and January 2020 is out now. 

View it in your browser here, including images and more info. 

 

 

ARTISTS - UPCOMING

Luchezar Boyadjiev
So far, So Right: A Study of Reforms and Transitions across Borders
group show
Curated by FANG Yen Hsiang, with Zbyněk Baladrán

Morgan Wong, UuDam Tran Nguyen, Wu Chi Yu, Syu Jia-Jhen, Phuong Linh Nguyen, Luchezar Boyadjiev, Kosta Tonev, Chen Szu-Han and more

18 December 2019 - 1 March 2020

DISPLAY, Prague 
Dittrichova 9/337
120 00 praha 2 
www.display.cz

 

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Nedko Solakov
The Artist-Collector’s Dream (a nice thing)
solo show

25 January - 30 March 2020

Galleria Continua
www.galleriacontinua.com

 

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Nedko Solakov
Second Lahore Biennale, Pakistan
Curated by Hoor Al Qasimi

26 January - 29 February 2020

To be performed "A Life (Black & White)"

Lahore Biennale
13B National Homes, Block D,
New Muslim Town, Lahore, Pakistan
www.lahorebiennale.org

 

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Valio Tchenkov
Jahresgaben
group show

Niko Abramidis & NE, Judith Adelmann, Helin Alas, Boban Andjelkovic, Florian Auer, Ilit Azoulay, Maximiliane Baumgartner, Nigin Beck, Tim Bennett, Anna-Sophie Berger, Benjamin Bergmann, Cana Bilir-Meier, Julian Billmair, Alina Birkner, Alessandro Bostelmann, Roland Burkart, Andreas Chwatal, Robert Crotla, Stephan Dillemuth, Elke Dreier, Hedwig Eberle, Oscar Enberg, Stefan Fuchs, Jonah Gebka, Susi Gelb, Alina Grasmann, Lea Grebe, Philipp Gufler, Flaka Haliti, Stefanie Hammann, Hannes Heinrich, Gregor Hildebrandt, Lukas Hoffmann, Andy Hope 1930, Judith Hopf, Mari Iwamoto, Stephan Janitzky, Lou Jaworski, Caro Jost, Robert Keil, Tanja Kernweiss, Johanna Klingler, Josef Knoll, Raphael Krome, Simon Lässig & Vera Lutz, Yutie Lee, Sarah Lehnerer, Justin Lieberman, Mahlergruppe, Sophia Mainka, Rut Massó, Anna McCarthy, Michaela Melián, Rute Merk, Philipp Messner, Maria VMier, Edie Monetti, Ariane Müller & Verena Kathrein, Andreas Neumeister, Olaf Nicolai, Fumie Ogura, Irina Ojovan, Aribert von Ostrowski, Jonas von Ostrowski, Jonathan Penca, Catalin Pislaru, Mara Pollak, Thomas von Poschinger, Berthold Reiß, Kevin Reuning, Ivo Rick, Anne Rößner, Antoinette von Saurma, Hank Schmidt in der Beek, Kristina Schmidt, Richard Schur, Emanuel Seitz, Angela Stiegler, Johanna Strobel, Frank Stürmer, Florian Süssmayr, Valio Tchenkov, The Scissorhands, Anna Vogel, Johannes Tassilo Walter, Elisabeth Wieser, Alex Wissel, Martin Wöhrl, Youjin Yi, Andrea Zabric, Laura Ziegler, Ayzit Bostan, Saskia Diez, Martin Fengel, Fabian Frinzel, RELVĀOKELLERMANN, Jovana Reisinger

7 - 15 December 2019
Opening: 6 December, 7 pm

Kunstverein München e.V.
Galeriestr. 4 (Am Hofgarten)
80539 München 
www.kunstverein-muenchen.de

 

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Martina Vacheva
Artist Talk
On occasion of the Christmas card and annual calendar of evn collection for 2020
designed by the artist upon invitation by evn collection

more info here

5 December 2019
6:30 - 8:30 pm

EVN Direktion 
EVN Platz
2344 Maria Enzersdorf, Austria
www.evn-collection.at

 

 

ON VIEW - SARIEV GALLERY

Tekla Aleksieva
THE GALAXIES OF TEKLA
Drawings for book covers 1979-1989 
solo show 

2 November – 27 December 2019

discover the show 

watch trailer of the film to the exhibition here 

SARIEV Gallery
40, Otets Paisiy str, Plovdiv 4000
www.sariev-gallery.com

 

 

PUBLICATION

Catalogue "Open Art Files: Notes and footnotes"

Catalogue to the exhibition "Open Art Files: Notes and footnotes" (16 August – 30 September 2019, Kapana gallery, Plovdiv) 

Language: Bulgarian and English
first edition

Format: 165/240 mm, pages: 224

Compiler of the catalogue: Vera Mlechevska

Translation:  Detelina Garbatova
Proofreading – Bulgarian: Lora Sultanova
Proofreading – English: Sophia Kleinsasser

Design and prepress: Poststudio
Print: Pulsioprint

Publisher: Open Arts Foundation, Plovdiv, 2019
ISBN 978-619-91470-0-9

Distributed free of charge

The publication is available online here

 

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Ideas without borders
by Daniel Nenchev, journalist

Collection of 30 interviews made by the author with world artists from Bulgaria , incl. interviews with SARIEV's artists Nedko Solakov and Luchezar Boyadjiev
[in Bulgarian]

More about the book here

 

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The Light that Failed. A Reckoning
by Ivan Krastev  Stephen Holmes
Penguin Books, 2019 

A book of political psychology featuring SARIEV's artist Luchezar Boyadjiev's work "On Vacation...", and a passage dedicated to it
[in English]

More about the book here

 

 

VIDEO ARCHIVE

Video documentation of the lectures from the educational panel of the exhibition "Open Art Files: Notes and footnotes" (16 August - 30 September 2019, Kapana gallery, Plovdiv)
Camera and editing: Vladislav Sevov

The woman in search of the WOMAN in Bulgarian photography from the last two decades of the 20th century
Lecture by Katerina Gadjeva
21 September 2019
Kapana gallery, Plovdiv
watch here
[in Bulgarian]
 

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Varna headlight in Bulgarian contemporary art from the end of the 20th century
Lecture by Vladimir Ivanov
22 September 2019
Kapana gallery, Plovdiv
watch here
[in Bulgarian]
 

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Sasho Stoitzov in conversation
28 September 2019
Kapana gallery, Plovdiv
watch here
[in Bulgarian]
 

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Galina Chehirian in conversation
29 September 2019
Kapana gallery, Plovdiv
watch here
[in Bulgarian]
 

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Lecture by Studio Komplekt
29 September 2019
Kapana gallery, Plovdiv
watch here
[in Bulgarian]

 

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TEKLA ALEKSIEVA
film on occasion of the exhibition  "THE GALAXIES OF TEKLA. Drawings for book covers 1979-1989"
(2 November - 27 December 2019, SARIEV Gallery, Plovdiv)

authors: Vesselina Sarieva and Kalin Serapionov
camera and editing: Kalin Serapionov
watch here
[in Bulgarian]

 

 

GALLERY NEWS

SARIEV Gallery is pleased to present the brochure/calendar for 2020
to the group show "BACKGROUND: Young Artists from Plovdiv"
(5 July - 30 August 2019, Plovdiv)

View the brochure in English here
View the brochure in Bulgarian here

 

 

RECENT MEDIA 

Russia, Germany and France join forces for 'incomparable' travelling show of contemporary European art
SARIEV's artists Martina Vacheva and Nedko Solakov are among the 81 artists from 35 countries that will participate in the travelling group show "Diversity United" which will present contemporary European art in Moscow, Berlin and Paris in 2020 and 2021

The Art Newspaper
read the article
[in English]

 

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What Art Can Really Do for Us. Lecture by Christian Schwarm
An interview with the German collector Christian Kaspar Schwarm (founder of "Independent Collectors") who had lecture in the frames of SARIEV and Open Arts Foundation's initiative Collectors' Forum, on 28 November at Goethe-Institut Bulgarien

Bulgarian National Television
watch the interview
[in Bulgarian]

 

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Tekla Aleksieva: The creator of a galaxy
An interview with Tekla Aleksieva about her solo show "The Galaxies of Tekla" which can be seen at SARIEV till 27 December 2019

Btv
watch the interview
[in Bulgarian]

 

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By the way with Tekla Aleksieva
An interview with Tekla Aleksieva about the exhibition "The Galaxies of Tekla" which presents for the first time to the public the original drawings of the cult book covers created by the artist in the period 1979-1989 in Bulgaria

Programata
read the interview
[in Bulgarian]

 

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The galaxies were brought together at gallery Sariev
An article about the opening of the exhibition "The Galaxies of Tekla" on 2 November at SARIEV

Pod tepeto
read the article
[in Bulgarian]

 

 

ARTISTS' EXHIBITIONS - ON VIEW

Luchezar Boyadjiev

Words, images,places. 
140th Anniversary of the Proclamation of Sofia as Capital

Anton Mitov, Nikola Petrov, Ivan Getsov, Tsanko Lavrenov, Nikola Tanev, Zlatyu Boyadzhiev, Dechko Uzunov, Tekla Alexieva, Ivan Kirkov, Luchezar Boyadjiev, Nadezhda Oleg Lyahova, Cyril Prashkov, Samuil Stoyanov, etc.

13 September 2019 - 16 February 2020

Sofia City Art Gallery
1 Gen. Gurko str.
1000 Sofia, Bulgaria
www.sghg.bg

 

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Nedko Solakov
The Solakovs
solo show with Mityo Solakov and Dimitar Solakov
Curated by Iara Boubnova

25 October 2019 - 31 January 2020

The City Art Gallery and Museum House of Humour and Satire
68 Bryanska St.
5300 Gabrovo, Bulgaria
www.humorhouse.bg

 

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Nedko Solakov
A Passion for Drawing. The Guerlain Collection from the Centre Pompidou
group show
Curated by Elsy Lahner

Mark Dion, Marcel Dzama, Marcel van Eeden, Catharina van Eetvelde, Jana Gunstheimer, Erik van Lieshout, Robert Longo, David Nash, Cornelia Parker, Joyce Pensato, Chloe Piene, Pavel Pepperstein, Javier Pérez, Anne-Marie Schneider, Kiki Smith, Nedko Solakov, Renie Spoelstra, Aya Takano, Sandra Vásquez de la Horra, Jorinde Voigt

11 October 2019 - 12 January 2020

Albertina
Albertinaplatz 1 
1010 Vienna
www.albertina.at

 

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Nedko Solakov
Cosmopolis #2
group show
Curated by Kathryn Weir

23 October - 23 December 2020

Galerie 3 - Centre Pompidou, Paris
Place Georges-Pompidou
75004 Paris
www.centrepompidou.fr

 

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Nedko Solakov
Bik Van der Pol 
Far Too Many Stories to Fit into so Small a Box

performative exhibition
Curated by Joanna Zielińska and Bik Van der Pol

Akademia Ruchu, Martin Creed, Andrzej Dłużniewski, Nan Goldin, Wanda Gołkowska, Jenny Holzer, Ilya i Emilia Kabakov / Joseph Kosuth, Marek Kijewski, Barbara Kruger, Oleg Kulig, Natalia LL, Zbigniew Libera, Joanna Rajkowska, Nedko Solakov, Roman Stańczak, Alina Szapocznikow, Winter Holiday Camp, and many others.

25 October 2019 - 3 May 2020

Ujazdowski Castle CCA
Jazdów 2 
00–467 Warsaw
www.u-jazdowski.pl

 

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Nedko Solakov
Artists & Agents – Performance Art and Secret Services
group show
Curated by Inke Arns, Kata Krasznahorkai and Sylvia Sasse

Alexandru Antik (RO), Tina Bara & Alba D'Urbano (DE), Kurt Buchwald (DE), Károly Elekes / Árpád Nagy / Gruppe MAMÜ (RO), György Galántai / Artpool (HU), Ion Grigorescu (RO), Sanja Iveković (HR), Voluspa Jarpa (CL), Jens Klein (DE), Daniel Knorr (RO/DE), Csilla Könczei (RO), Korpys/Löffler (DE), Jiří Kovanda (CZ), Jill Magid (US), Simon Menner (DE), Arwed Messmer (DE), Clara Mosch (DE), Orange Alternative (PL), Peng! Collective (DE), Józef Robakowski (PL), Cornelia Schleime (DE), Nedko Solakov (BG), Gabriele Stötzer (DE), Tamás St.Turba (NETRAF-agent) / Gábor Altorjay (HU)

26 October 2019 - 22 March 2020

HMKV
Leonie-Reygers-Terrasse
D-44137 Dortmund
www.hmkv.de

 

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Nedko Solakov
Teleology of the Human. Biography, Destiny, Hope, Faith
group show
Curated by Viktor Misiano

29 October 2019 - 12 January 2020

Moscow Museum of Modern Art
Petrovka Ulitsa, 25
Moscow, Russia, 125009
www.mmoma.ru