• Sofia Art Projects starts with international exhibition

      Sofia Art Projects starts with international exhibition

      Are there really boundaries between art and life that we would like to keep? This is the question asked by the curators of the Intimacy and Spectacle in the Age of Social Media project - Dessislava Dimova, Vera Mlechevska and Vessela Nozharova. In the first edition of the Sofia Art Projects initiative, they explore borderline situations, frameworks and platforms where parallel and blurry representations of art and the public sphere are possible.

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    • 24 projects win Europe’s top Heritage Awards

      24 projects win Europe’s top Heritage Awards

      Twenty-four inspiring projects from 18 countries are this year’s winners of the European Heritage Awards, an initiative launched 19 years ago by the European Commission and organised by Europa Nostra since then. The awards promote best practices related to heritage conservation, management, research, education and communication.

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    • A woman will head Louvre museum for first time in its history

      A woman will head Louvre museum for first time in its history

      The French presidency announced on Wednesday the appointment of Laurence des Cars, the current director of the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, as new head of Louvre museum, news wires reported. The directors of France’s top public museums, which also include the Chateau de Versailles and the Pompidou Modern Art Museum, are directly appointed by French presidents.

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    • Bulgarian writer awarded 2021 EUPL

      Bulgarian writer awarded 2021 EUPL

      Bulgarian writer Georgi Bardarov's novel Absolvo Te, which means “forgiveness of all sins”, is among the winners of the European Union Prize for Literature (EUPL). The novel was published in 2020. It intertwines the threads of several conflicts that still smoulder today. The main character, a Holocaust survivor, is also among the victims of the Arab-Israeli conflict, which is especially topical today due to the increased tensions in the Gaza Strip.

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    • How irretrievable time flies

      How irretrievable time flies

      Goethe-Institut, Institut Français and the Metheor artistic collective are launching the Tempus Fugit project, which will explore the theme of time and age. By the end of 2021, lectures and conversations with experts and artists from Bulgaria, France and Germany will be held along with artistic projects, film screenings and exhibitions. The programme will be kicked off on 26 May at Goethe-Institut in Sofia with the lecture Fugue of Time by philosopher Boyan Manchev.

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