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Dimitar Solakov

Born in 1987, Sofia, Bulgaria. Lives in Sofia, Bulgaria.

Graduated photography in 2010 at New Bulgarian University, Sofia



Solo shows:

2021      "Contact", Radiator gallery, New York, Structura gallery, Sofia (curator                          Gregory Volk)

              “Future-Selves”, 1m2 Art gallery, Veliko Tarnovo (curator Martina Yordanova)

2020      “Self-portraits”, Structura gallery, Sofia

2019      “Signs”, Heerz Tooya gallery, Veliko Tarnovo

              “When the mountain will not come to me, but I can’t go to it”, Credo Bonum                  Gallery, Sofia

2017      "Creation and Disintegration, or the Responsibility of Parenthood", ICA-Sofia

              "4 Projects", Vaska Emanuilova Gallery, Sofia

2016      “Water Project”, National Palace of Culture, Sofia

              “New Life for the Past”, Vivacom Arthall, Sofia (curator Iara Boubnova)

2014      “Exhibition View”, 0gms drawer, Salonul de proiecte, Bucharest

              “The Story of Art - A Concise Version”, Sariev Project Space, Plovdiv

2013      “Exhibition View”, 0gms gallery, Sofia (curator Vladiya Mihailova)

2011      “Youth”, Incubate Festival, Tilburg

2010      “Youth”, “Vaska Emanuilova” Gallery, Sofia (curator Vladiya Mihailova)


Selected group shows:

2021      “Chronicles of the Future Superheroes”, Kunsthalle Bega, Timișoara

              (curator Anca Verona Mihulet)

              “Moving Images Moving Bodies”, Credo Bonum gallery, Sofia (curator                          Ludwig Seyfarth)

2020      “Souvernirs from the Future”, ICA-Sofia, Sofia

              Romanian Design Week 2020 / Antifragile / Jurnal de virus

              "The Artist-Collector's Dream (a nice thing)”, Galleria Continua, San                            Gimignano (curator Nedko Solakov)

2019      “Solakov’s”, Gabrovo Municipality gallery, Gabrovo (curator Iara Boubnova)

              “Cosmopolis #2”, Centre Pompidou, Paris (curator Kathryn Weir)

2018      “The Gift”, ICA-Sofia (curator Iara Boubnova)

              “SUPERPOSITION: Art of Equilibrium and Engagement”, 21st Biennale of                  Sydney, Sydney (curator Mami Kataoka)

              “Shifting Layers”, SGHG, Sofía (curator Vladiya Mihailova)

2017      “NATURA VIVA”, Credo Bonum Gallery, Sofia (curator Vessela Nozharova)

2016      “Toyphilia and Toy Phobia”, ICA-Sofia (curator Iara Boubnova)

              “The Pleasures of Love”, October Salon, Belgrade (curator David Elliot)

              “What is Left?”, Q21, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna (curators Gülsen Bal,                          Walter Seidl)

              “S.O.S. Save Our Souls. Art for a Time of Urgencies. EMAP 2016," Ewha                    Womans University,  Seoul (curator Pontus Kyander)

2015      “Variofocus – ARTISTS”, VIENNACONTEMPORARY, Vienna (curators Iara                  Boubnova, Vessela Nozharova)

              “Art for Change 1985 - 2015”, SGHG, Sofia (curator Maria Vassileva)

2014      “Prehod for Sale”, ICA-Sofia (curator Iara Boubnova)

              “Disconsent”, Center for Contemporary Art - The Ancient Bath, Plovdiv                        (curator Iara Boubnova)

              “BAZA” Award nominees exhibition, SGHG, Sofia (curator Daniela Radeva)

2013      “Dress Up”, ICA-Sofia (curator Iara Boubnova)

              “All I Can Do Is Art”, Czech Centre, Prague (curator Vera Mlechevska)

              “BAZA” Award nominees exhibition, SGHG, Sofia (curator Daniela Radeva)

              “Sentimental Show”, Sariev Contemporary, Plovdiv (curator Iara Boubnova)

2012      “Winter Group Show”, Un Cabinet D’Amatuer, Sofia

              “Magnet and Antimagnet”, ICA-Sofia (curator Iara Boubnova)

              “Present Unlimited”, Sofia Contemporary Festival, Sofia (curator Iara                            Boubnova)

              “Rituals of the Habitual”, City and Public Spaces Festival, Plovdiv (curator                    Vera Mlechevska)

              Grid Fotografie Biennale, Amsterdam

2011      “The Power of Doubt”, Times Museum, Guangzhou (curator Hou Hanru)

              “In Defence of Delicateness”, Bienal de Cuenca XI, Cuenca (curator                            Agnaldo Farias)

              “The Power of Doubt/Interfaces, Portraiture and Communication”,                                PHotoEspaña, Madrid (curators Gerardo Mosquera and Hou Hanru)