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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      "Future-selves", 1m2 art, 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)

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


2020      "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)

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)