SO CLOSE, SO FAR

My series Undercurrents has been selected for So Close, So Far 2014, a creative concept intended to display the art of young Bulgarian artists living abroad. The exhibition brings together Bulgarian artists, who study, live and work in various European cities. The project contributes to the popularisation of their art in their native Bulgaria. The exhibition will…

ART NEEDS A FOCAL POINT, SO DOES AN OUTFIT

This month I’m featured in ‘How to look like yourself’ by image adviser Mandy Lehto in Psychologies Magazine. The issue is out today! Here’s what Mandy told me: ‘The purpose of the How to look like yourself is to empower women to be braver in their clothing choices, in whatever way feels authentic to them… You’re just perfect for this column. I’m…

KENSINGTON & CHELSEA TODAY

Following all the media attention surrounding Bulgarians finally acquiring full EU freedom of movement rights, the Kensington & Chelsea Today paper decided to find out more about the positive sides of Bulgaria and the Bulgarians who already live in the UK. I am profiled in the feature, together with one of the IOE Students’ Union…

ELEPHANT PAINTING WORKSHOPS

I spent last weekend in Nottingham, running elephant painting workshops for kids (and a few adults) in intu Broadmarsh and intu Victoria. The workshops took place in the Elephant Parade shops in both malls. Every kid got an elephant and lots and lots of bright paint. It’s simply amazing, how creative and fearless young children…

WHEN THE ELEPHANTS INVADE BRITAIN – FEATURE

Last summer, while I was still painting Twiggie, data journalist and elephant aficionado Kristina Kashtanova sent me a Facebook request to interview me about the Elephant Parade. I invited her to come meet Twiggie in intu‘s head office where I had set up my temporary studio. She’s very much into photography too, so we had an impromptu photo…

INTERVIEW WITH FORMALNO.COM

Last week I was contacted by Boryana Todorova, the Editor in Chief of the Bulgarian cultural publication Formalno.com. She wanted to know more about the concept behind the exhibition Home: Contemporary Female Masters and my view and understanding of women and migration in general. The interview is now online (in Bulgarian) so you can read it here.