Goethe-Institut Bulgaria

    • Moving Images, Moving Bodies

      Moving Images, Moving Bodies

      Moving Images, Moving Bodies started out as an exhibition project of Goethe-Institut Bulgaria designed to showcase video art from Bulgaria and Germany. After presenting two online selections of films by nearly 20 authors curated by Ludwig Seyfarth, Kalin Serapionov and Krassimir Terziev, now the project is moving on to an entire week dedicated to video art – with an exhibition spanning three locations, performances, meetings with participants from Germany and Bulgaria and screenings of art films.

    • Artist Albena Baeva: I have trust in AI and autonomous machines

      Artist Albena Baeva: I have trust in AI and autonomous machines

      Today, we are witnessing a big erosion of trust in various long-established authorities, such as traditional media and governments. In practice, people are now more likely to trust content offered to them by an algorithm than such offered by a health professional, for example, says the artist Albena Baeva in an interview to EUROPOST.



    • Trust territories

      Trust territories

      The exhibition Trust Territories by Albena Baeva includes paintings, frescoes and augmented reality. The author is one of the leading Bulgarian contemporary artists working at the intersection of art, technology and science. Being part of the Artificial Intelligence Programme of Goethe-Institut Bulgaria, the exhibition explores the themes of trauma, trust and alternative futures through the focus on machines.

    • How to create an exhibition from… a newspaper

      How to create an exhibition from… a newspaper

      On 27 April at 6.30pm the long-term project Art and Politics will conclude with Goethe-Institut Bulgaria presenting in its Sofia gallery the first and the only publication of the newspaper Pleasure & Pressure, created by 14 young Bulgarian artists during a workshop by the same name, directed by Luchezar Boyadjiev.

    • Pretty sure it's just the wind

      Pretty sure it's just the wind

      The exhibition Pretty Sure It's Just the Wind brings a whiff of freshness from Germany and the contemporary art scene together with the coming of March and the spring of 2021. Curated by Victoria Draganova, the project spans two locations in Sofia: Goethe-Institut Bulgaria and Swimming Pool. It is also the opening event of the year at the Institut's renovated gallery.

    • Art and politics

      Art and politics

      Art as a form of expression, its potential to generate ideas and its connection to politics, both in a modern and historical context, are the themes explored by the exhibition Art and Politics - Confrontations and Coexistence, which opened its doors to visitors on 27 October at the Structura Gallery in Sofia.

    • Goethe-Institut launches poster competition

      Goethe-Institut launches poster competition

      Goethe-Institut in Sofia announced on Tuesday that it is organising a poster competition dedicated to freedom, democracy and the role of art in modern society. Against the background of current events that continue to put democracy to the test, there arises a series of pressing questions about politics, freedom and the future. In this context, Goethe-Institut is asking questions related to art: where it is today, where it should be, and what role artists play in the political debate.

    • Open-air cinema at Goethe-Institut

      Open-air cinema at Goethe-Institut

      This month, Goethe-Institut in Sofia provides its backyard to cinema lovers. This new initiative, called Backyard Cinema - HOFKINO, aims to present some of the most interesting contemporary German film productions, covering various plots and genres of the contemporary German fiction and documentaries.