Ventsislav Zankov (Bulgaria)


1962 born in Sofia, Bulgaria.
1988 MFA in Fine Arts, National Academy of Fine Arts, Sofia The Department of Sculpture, Sofia
1990 elected member of the Union of Bulgarian Artists
1990-1992 art teacher, High School of Applied Arts, Sofia.
1992 president of AAA (Art-in-Action Association).
1997 resident of Cite des Arts Internationale, Paris, France
since 1997 lecturer, New Bulgarian University, Sofia
1999 establishing [Zet_maG]
co-founder of ‘Interspace” –Media Art Center, Sofia

2001 Ostensive contemporary art from Eastern Europe; participation with videoscreening Leipzig, Germany
Archaeology of Desire “videoarchaeology” festival of videoart Sofia
BODY &THE EAST Exit Art Gallery, New York
2000 VA[media.doc]VA- viedoarcheology- festival of videoart Sofia 25-27 Oct
NET.CONGESTION International Festival of Streaming Media, Amsterdam NL
Balkan Video federation festival of video art, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
Subjects and shadows ATA Gallery, Sofia
Communication front 2000 Plovdiv
1998 Phothone Digital LAB, 150xSimbolo, Bern, Switzerland
e•mages’98 comme_exchange,Vevey Switzerland
BODY AND THE EAST From the 1960s to the Present, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubliana, Slovenia, 7July – 27 Septemer 1998
1997 Menschenbilder, IFA Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2001 Understanding the Balkans conference ,Skopije, Makedonia
1999 Panthograph, Centre for Metamedia, Plazy, CZ
1997 Beauty & the East, Ljubljana 22-23 may, Slovenia participation by invitation
1996 Performance, Ideology and the Future of Utopia Round Table , Second Annual Performance Studies Conference in Chicago, March 21-24, Northwestern University, USA
1995 Artificial Environments as Artifact Internatioonal Symposium , Prague, The Czech Republic, participation by invitation.

Ventsislav Zankov participates in

  • Violence Online Festival
  • curated by Agricola de Cologne