About

Diana Boneva is a Bulgarian - born visual artist. She received her B.A. in Ceramics from The National Academy of Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria. After her first solo exhibition she entirely changed her artistic tools and started working mainly in the sphere of video art, photography, installation and performance art.

Her artistic projects deal with different connections and interrelations on both individual and social levels.

CV

Solo exhibitions

2017                   

.Positive. :: Video and sound installations :: Credo Bonum Gallery           Sofia. Bulgaria 

2009                 

.Cardiogram of everyday life. :: photos. video. ceramics                                .Azza Gallery. Sofia. Bulgaria 

Projects 

                                       

2014 - 2020     

.Positive. :: Installations represented a few profiles of sightless                   people in a different format

2012                 

.A pill against forgetting. ::  Installation

2001                 

.Reality Searchers. :: Exhibition :: Photo installations from  symposium     .Communicative interaction                                                 between  media and society.

2001                   

.Communicative interaction between media  and  society                           .Symposium ::  Bio-synthetic installations. Genchevci. Bulgaria                                            

Performances

 

2015                   

.White protective clothing. Sofia. Bulgaria            

2009                 

.HEAVY MEnTAL. Tampere. Finland

2009                 

.sCream. Pori. Finland

2008                 

.Expulsion. Sofia. Bulgaria

2005                   

.Hanging experiment. Sfumato Theatre. Sofia

2001                   

.Inner courtyard. The Red House – center for culture  and  debate             Sofia. Bulgaria

2000                 

.Contemporary symbols. Vlaikova cinema. Sofia

 

Selected group exhibitions/festivals

 

2018                   

Warning! House of Humour and Satire. Gabrovo. Bulgaria                           

2017                   

Former pupil exhibition of Tryavna art School. Sofia. Bulgaria                 

2015                   

Sofia Underground Fest

2013                   

International Video Art Festival. VIDEOHOLICA. Varna. Bulgaria               

2013                    

Sofia Underground Fest

2012                   

.Young Vagrants Festival.  Art cinema OFFoff. Ghent. Belgium                   

2012                     

Contemporary art exhibition .Who  left? What behind?.     

Pleven. Bulgaria

2012                   

1th International Biennial of Casablanca. Morocco                         

2011                     

Water tower art fest. International Art Festival. Sofia. Bulgaria                

2010                   

International Video Art Festival .VIDEOHOLICA. Varna. Bulgaria               

2010                     

BG Video art screening. Pori. Finland

2010                     

Section 13 exhibition. Sofia. Bulgaria

2009                   

International Performance Festivals. Perfo! And Perfo09.                             Tampere/ Pori. Finland

2008                   

Sofia Underground Fest

2007                   

XII International Fine Art Colony of Ceramics . Zlakusa 2007                         Uzice. Serbia

2005                   

Small season. Sfumato Theater. Sofia

2005                   

Youth exhibition. Ceramics. Academy gallery. Sofia         

2005                   

Youth exhibition. Painting. Shipka 6 gallery. Sofia            

2002                   

Art symposium. Sborianovo. Bulgaria

1999                     

.2000A project. Installations. Sliven/Gabrovo.                                                    Bulgaria

Art residencies 

     

2011                     

RÉSIDENCE D'ARTISTES IFITRY, Maroc                                                        

 

Grants

 

2009                   

Travel grant from European Cultural Foundation.                                            Mobility Program. Step Beyond

2019                     

Plovdiv 2019 European Capital of  Culture