4 October 2018

Newsletter October 2018

Sariev Contemporary's newsletter for October is out now. 

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Stefan Nikolaev

FIAC Projects
Sculptures and installations in situ 
during FIAC week

Dieter Appelt, Salvatore Arancio,  Renaud Auguste-Dormeuil, Rosa Barba, Cecile Bart, Johan Creten, Eric Croes, John Deandrea, Barry Flanagan, Bruno Gironcoli, Kati Heck, Gregor Hildebrandt, Ahn Kyuchul, Wolfgang Laib, Lang & Baumann, Christian Marclay, Philippe Mayaux, Olivier Mosset, Luke Murphy, Stefan Nikolaev, Aurelie Petrel, Pablo Reinoso, Ugo Rondinone, Kathleen Ryan, Takis, Thu Van Tran, Theo Triantafyllidis, Francisco Tropa, Felice Varini, Leon Vranken, Reijiro Wada, Haegue Yang, Raphael Zarka

18 - 21 October 2018

more about Stefan Nikolaev's work here

Petit Palais, Grand Palais, and Avenue Winston Churchill
Avenue Winston Churchill
75008 Paris


Rada Boukova

Weekday Psychedelia
group show
Curated by Irina Batkova

Tom Lock, Rada Boukova, Georgi Ruzhev, Elisabeth Molin, Eden Mitsenmacher

05 - 26 October 2018
Opening: 5 October, 7 pm

+ 359 Gallery
21 Galichitza str.
1000 Sofia


Rada Boukova and Stefan Nikolaev

Sculpture Now
group show
Curated by Vessela Nozharova

Valentina Sciarra, Group 7+1, Dan Tenev, Kosyo Minchev, Nikolay Marinov, Pavlin Radevsky, Rada Boukova, Radoslav Ninov, Stefan Nikolaev and Tita Drenska

5 - 28 October 2018
Opening: 5 October, 6:30 pm

Credo Bonum Gallery
2 Slavyanska str.
1000 Sofia


Nedko Solakov

Paintings with No Texts and Stories on Walls
3 Solo Exhibitions by Erik Dietman, Haegue Yang and Nedko Solakov
Curated by Nicolas Bourriaud

13 October 2018 - 13 January 2019
 Nedko Solakov talks with Ami Barak
Artist talk in the frame of the show
16 November 2018

La Panacee Center for Contemporary Art
14, rue de l'Ecole de Pharmacie
34000 Montpellier


Nedko Solakov

Paintings from Long Ago
solo show

14 October 2018 - March 2019

Galleria Continua - Les Moulins
46 rue de la Ferté Gaucher
77169 Boissy-le-Châtel (seine-et-Marne)


Nedko Solakov

Thinking Ahead
group show

Eleanor Antin, Marcel Broodthaers, Rafal Bujnowski, Lili Dujourie, Peter Friedl, Gauri Gill, Dan Graham, Ana Jotta, Edi Hila, Suzanne Lafont, Little Warsaw, Rainer Oldendorf, Martha Rosler, Roee Rosen, Nedko Solakov, Bert Theis, Caecilia Tripp, Jeff Weber, Lawrence Weiner

24 October 2018 - 31 January 2019

Galerie Erna Hecey
1000 Luxembourg


Valio Tchenkov


solo show

13 - 27 October 2018
Opening: 12 October, 7 pm

Galerie Royal
Luisenstr. 66
80798 Munich



film on occasion of the recent exhibition New Works by Sirma Sarafova-Orahovac at gallery Credo Bonum, Sofia
organised by gallery Credo Bonum and Sariev Contemporary

film by Vessela Nozharova and Kalin Serapionov
Sofia, 2018

concept: Vessela Nozharova
camera and editing: Kalin Serapionov

the film is produced by
gallery Credo Bonum and Sariev Contemporary

watch the video
[in Bulgarian, with English subtitles]


Rada Boukova

What energy do we put into transforming things, with undisguised pleasure
solo show

the exhibition is held at SARIEV Contemporary and St. Joseph Church, Plovdiv

6 September - 27 October 2018

tours in the show - every Thursday:
5:30 pm - start of the tours at SARIEV Contemporary
6 pm - departing for St. Joseph Church
6:30 pm - returning to SARIEV Contemporary

discover the show

SARIEV Contemporary
40, Otets Paisiy str, Plovdiv 4000

Saint Joseph Church
Dr. GM Dimitrov Str., Plovdiv 4000
visits at the church by appointment with gallery SARIEV Contemporary



Luchezar Boyadjiev at viennacontemporary 2018
An interview with Luchezar Boyadjiev about his first solo presentation at the contemporary art fair in Vienna

Bulgarian National Radio
listen to the interview
[in Bulgarian]


Voin de Voin on Life, Art and Politics in Bulgaria
An interview with Voin de Voin on his life, recent work, future plans and his art space Æther in Sofia

Be Duende
journal on art and design
read the interview
[in English]


Rada Boukova in gallery SARIEV
An interview with Rada Boukova about the artist's current exhibition "What energy do we put into transforming things, with undisguised pleasure" at SARIEV Contemporary and St. Joseph church, Plovdiv

Bulgarian National Television
daily block for culture Култура.БГ
watch the video
[in Bulgarian]


The undisguised pleasures of Rada Boukova
A review of Rada Boukova's exhibition "What energy do we put into transforming things, with undisguised pleasure" which is on view until 27 October 2018
Author: Dessislava Mileva

online portal for culture, art and society
read the review
[in Bulgarian]


Rada Boukova with an exhibition in Plovdiv in the white cube of SARIEV Contemporary and the catholic church St. Joseph
Rada Boukova and Vesselina Sarieva talk about the artist's current exhibition at SARIEV Contemporary and St. Joseph church

Bulgarian National Radio
listen to the interview
[in Bulgarian]


One lady, her husband, their living room and her paintings
An article about artist Sirma Sarafova-Orahovac, her life and work and her recent exhibition "New Works"at gallery Credo Bonum, Sofia, organised by gallery Credo Bonum and Sariev Contemporary
Author: Adriana Popova

online and print issue
read the article
[in Bulgarian]


FLUCA season 2018 closing events:

7 September - 7 October, 3 pm - 8 pm – refugium 01 - video installation by Reinhold Zisser
3 October, 8 pm – Venice Biennale 2018: culture in the Free Space - presentation + discussion with moderator arch. Mina Stoilcheva
4 October, 8 pm – Escape Room - video program of the New York curator Naomi Lev
5 October, 6 pm – FLUCA finissage 2018 - closing party with special guest jOObba and support from Sayulke & Denitza

FLUCA is a collaborative project of Open Arts Foundation and Austrian Embassy in Bulgaria

FLUCA - Austrian Cultural Pavilion
(in front of gallery SARIEV Contemporary)
40, Otets Paisiy str, Plovdiv 4000


SARIEV Contemporary at

Artists presented:
Luchezar Boyadjiev, Pravdoliub Ivanov, Rada Boukova

2 – 4 November 2018
Preview: 1 November 2018

OVAL Lingotto Fiere
via Giacomo Matté Trucco, 70
Torino, Italy


Pravdoliub Ivanov

Beyond Borders
A dialogue based on European Investment Bank masterpieces at the Boghossian Foundation
group show
Curated by Delphine Munro and Michket Krifa

Héla Ammar, Taysir Batniji, Nasr-eddine Bennacer, Pierre Bismuth, Alighiero Boetti, Pedro Cabrita Reis, Ali Cherri, Cooking Sections, Tony Cragg, Bady Dalloul, Gohar Dashti, Elger Esser, Jan Fabre, Mounir Fatmi, Lara Favaretto, Maïmouna Guerresi, Markus Hoffmann, Rebecca Horn, Callum Innes, Pravdoliub Ivanov, Anish Kapoor, Matthias Koch, Ola Kolehmainen, Jannis Kounellis, Zofia Kulik, François Morellet, Claire Morgan, Claudio Parmiggiani, Paris Petridis, Joan Hernández Pijuan, Jaume Plensa, Jorma Puranen, Anri Sala, Charles Sandison, Hrair Sarkissian, Sean Scully, Wael Shawky, Frank Thiel

6 September 2018 - 24 February 2019

Boghossian Foundation - Villa Empain
Avenue Franklin Roosevelt 67
B – 1050 Brussels


Pravdoliub Ivanov

24th Week of Contemporary Art
group show
Curated by Katia Anguelova & Alessandra Poggianti
Presented by Art Today Association 

Spatial Narratives by: Babi Badalov, Zbynek Baladran, Alberto Garutti, Mohssin Harraki, Pravdoliub Ivanov, Daniela Kostova, Jiri Kovanda, Juan Pablo Macias, Margherita Moscardini, Maurizio Nannucci, Delphine Reist, Sebastien Roux, Hans Schabus, Olivier Vadrot

14 September - 14 October 2018

Centre of Contemporary Art, The Ancient Bath
179, 6 Septemvri blvd., Plovdiv 4000


Stefan Nikolaev

Rien ne va plus
solo show

8 September - 10 October 2018

Galerie Michel Rein
42 rue de Turenne
75003 Paris


Nedko Solakov and Valio Tchenkov

Riga International Biennial of Contemporary Art
Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More
Curated by Katerina Gregos

2 June – 28 October 2018

Riga, Latvia


Kamen Stoyanov

hd video, 5:40 minutes, photographies
Curated by Boris Kostadinov

presented by FLUCA - Austrian Cultural Pavilion - project of Open Arts Foundation and Austrian Embassy in Bulgaria,
during viennacontemporary

25 September - 25 October 2018

more info here

Aspern 1220
1220 Vienna