Ventsislav Zankov was born 1962. He graduated certified Master Film and Television Arts, New Bulgarian University (2016); psychodrama-assistant (consultant) training programme in psychodrama, sociometry and group therapy, PSYCHOTERAPY 2000 FOUNDATION, member of the Federation of European Psychodrama Training Organizations (FEPTO) (2014); Ph.D thesis in Visual Arts, NBU (2013) and National Academy of Fine Arts graduate (1988). Has launched series of artistic initiatives and curator projects since then, among them: the Close-up Discussion Club (2004-2008); the 39 grams Newspaper (2005-2008); the ‘Ventsislav Zankov’ Contemporary Art Foundation (set up in 2009); the Iron Medal for Contemporary Art (established in 2010); the All about Him project (2004-2008)supported by Goethe Institut-Bulgaria; the White, Male, Straight project (2002)supported by ProHelvetia; Curator for Bulgaria international video art projects, organized by Magmart, Italy. (2013-2015). Since 1997 he teaches Painting and Multimedia at the department of Fine Arts at the New Bulgarian University.