ANALYSIS OF THE BG-ART SCENE

“Freedom that wants to be celebrated: The Bulgarian art scene between 1989 and 1999” is an article written by Ana Karaminova for the Journal for Balkan Studies.

Based on the hopeful political climate after 1989 and with it the institutional changes in the Bulgarian art scene, the article features art of that time and discusses their form and languages. The objective of the article is to outline the developments of the so-called “new art” in Bulgaria of the 1990s. Exemplary works of the time are discussed and analyzed. Subsequently, foreign and home-grown understandings of Bulgarian art is presented to the European art world and Bulgarians current political issues are discussed.

Published in the Journal for Balkan Studies 48 (2012) 1

Further Projects

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ART HISTORIC VIDEO CRITISICM

“FRESH from Adelina Popnedeleva. A product of its time. Or: How do video artworks reflect contemporary history?” is an analysis written by Ana Karaminova for the Vienna Magazine for Contemporary History.

Kunstbücher und Kataloge

Für Ihre Kunstbücher und Kataloge verfassen wir kunsthistorische Analysen der abgebildeten Werken. Ebenso konzipieren wir Texte über den Gesamtkunstwerk von Künstlerinnen.

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Art Historical Anthology

“Visualization of Upheaval. The strategies and semantics of images from the end of communist rule in eastern Europe” is a art historical anthology including ten contributions, edited by Ana Karaminova and Martin Jung | Frankfurt a. M. 2012.

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MONOGRAPH: Bulgarian video art

Exemplary work analysis, extracts from time witness interviews and also the contextualisation of the examined works in the international art scene visualises the relationship between social policy and art.

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De_Constructing the Image of the World

Jede Kultur, jeder Mensch konstruiert eine bestimmte Weltsicht. Sie dient zur Orientierung und Selbstverortung in Raum und Zeit und ist damit Teil der kulturellen Identität. Eine Möglichkeit die Dimension des Raumes begreifbar zu machen, ist die Darstellung der räumlichen Gegebenheiten auf Karten.