Postcards from Sofia

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My Name is Scot

The time after an opening is a kind of lost time. For months leading up to the show you spend all your time and energy putting it together and then, suddenly, it’s over. more »

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My Name is Scot

Our exhibition Public Address opened tonight and, according to the participating Bulgarian artists, it was a success. more »

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My Name is Scot

Our exhibition is getting more and more complicated. more »

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The Suitcase taverna sits on the edge of central Sofia and the surrounding suburban area. more »

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My Name is Scot

I decided to come to Bulgaria after listening to Scot’s stories about his visit to the town of Plovdiv in 2000. more »

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The Bulgarian Film Archive houses an amazing collection of communist-era films and ephemera. more »

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My Name is Scot

The Bulgarian Military Press is a mysterious organization that operates a tiny storefront set inside a huge building in downtown Sofia. more »

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The sign outside of Checkpoint Charly restaurant advertises “American Jazz-z-z.” more »

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We went to see The Heartbeat of Russia, a Russian state-sponsored contemporary art exhibition of performance art, needlepoint, illustration, photography and other art forms. more »

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My Name is Scot

0GMS is an artist collective that has been working in Sofia for the past four years. more »

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My Name is Scot

A day spent in Veliko Tarnovo with giant monuments, underemployed graduates and old woodworkers. more »

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My Name is Scot

On May 24, the Day of Bulgarian Education, Culture and Cyrillic Alphabet, the Bulgarians celebrate the Cyrillic alphabet. more »

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by Kiril Prashkov

The Institute for Contemporary Art has very little street profile, but everybody in Sofia who needs to know about it knows about it. more »

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by My Name is Scot

What would it be like if people valued art as much as sports? more »

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by My Name is Scot

The monastery at Rila is a two-hour bus ride south of Sofia. more »

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Surrounding the city centre are signs of a new era. more »

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In 1989, a Bulgarian artist, Nedko Solakov, installed a telescope on top of the building that housed the Union of Bulgarian Artists. more »

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We had been warned about choosing the right airport taxi. more »

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Postcards from Sofia follows leannej and My Name is Scot, two Vancouver artists and Geist contributors, on their trip to Sofia, Bulgaria, to take part in the Sofia Art Residency.


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