Raycho Stanev, Contemporary Art, Multimedia, Cinematography, Bulgaria


Raycho Stanev is a visual artist, he is publishing stories for events such as Sofia Contemporary, PARABOLE Athens, Istanbul Biannual, This Not Get A Way London, Transmediale Berlin, as well as GRANTA Magazine. In 2008 Raycho realised Stories for '68, followed by Visual ID and The Great Excursion - series of exhibition (nominated for BAZA award 2010) that developed memories and traumas from the communist past in Bulgaria. Together with the other like-minded Raycho developed the Bright Future Series in Sofia, Plovdiv and Berlin. The project contained installation and publication about Bulgarian Typo Heritage. / Райчо Станев е визуален артист, той публикува своите истории за мероприятия като Sofia Contemporary, PARABOLE Athens, Istanbul Biannual, This Not Get A Way London, Transmediale Berlin, както и списание GRANTA. През 2008 г. Райчо реализира Истории за '68 , последвани от Нагледна агитация и Голямата екскурзия - поредица от изложби (номинирани за наградата БАЗА 2010), които развиват спомени и травми от комунистическото минало на България. Заедно с други съмишленици Райчо развива серията Светло бъдеще в София, Пловдив и Берлин. Проектът включва инсталация и публикация за българското типографско наследство.


2005 - 2006 - Multimedia and animation, MA, NBU
1998 - 2004 - Computer Sience Bachalaver, TU Varna
1991-1996 - Fine Art, School of Art, Kardzhali
* 2010 - Motion Graphic Specialisation, ECAL Switserland


2021 - Hills - State Museum Asenovgrad
2020 - Etudes - Artists Union Kardhzali
2019 - Utopia - Contemporary Space Varna
2016 - The year of our discontent - Brotfabrik Berlin
2013 - Bright Future - SAMCA Sofia
2011 - My Street, Bulgarian Embassy Havana
2010 - Helvetia - EDHEA Sierre, Switzerland
2009 - The Great Excursion - Goethe-insitut Sofia
2008 - Art Setup, Artnewscafe Plovdiv
2007 - Nagledna, Barabar Sofia


2023 - EKO (Art positive), State Gallery Plovdiv
2019 - GOLF, Assotiation of Icelandic Artist Reykjavik
2018 - Chrismas exibition, ICA Sofia
2016 - #READNORDIC / Prague book fair
2014 - Supermarket, Transmediale Berlin
2012 - Past, (Bulgarian) National Gallery
2011 - Before the flight, ICA Sofia
2010 - BAZA, State Gallery Sofia
2009 - Interculture Dialog, CK Skopie
2008 - Night of the museums and galleries Plovdiv
2006 - August in Art, State Gallery Varna
2005 - Spring, Artists Union Kardhzali

AWARDS (Selected)

2004 - First Place on Computer Space Art Forum
2008 - Special Prize on Biennial of Bulgarian Design
2010 - Nomination for Baza Award
2013 - Ruf Award for Contemporary Art


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