April 2022

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Sarieva / Hub is created to improve the culture of living and perception. It is above all a common shortcut to the world of art, culture, city life, design, architecture and the creative living environment in general. The art stage has never been more open and inclusive. Sarieva / Hub combines the following organizations: Sarieva GalleryartnewscafeOpen Arts FoundationКабинѐт Art Advisory.


The Кабинѐт Art Advisory is an environment for dialogue, analysis and development. It reaches out to those who take interest in art and culture, institutions and authors that seek to discover themselves, grow strategically in what they do, realize their dreams.

Sarieva Gallery

artists news

Nedko Solakov
Group show
2 April – 21 August 2022

Roma Auskalnyte, Felipe de Ávila Franco, Per Barclay, Antoine-Louis Barye, Ursula Biemann, Louise Bourgeois, Tom Claassen, J. F. Clemens / Nicolai Abildgaard, Johan Christian Dahl and others

Amox Rex Museum, Helsinki. Finland


Martina Vacheva

My Head is a Photodump
Group show
12 April – 20 April 2022

Aaron Rot, Dessy Baeva, Valko Chubanov, Alina Papazova, Tsvetomira Borisova and others

KO-OP, Sofia


Luchezar Boyadjiev

Flash me, Poke me.
17 April 2022

8 artists, 8 flash-drawings, tattooed onto 8 people by Sa6ettu.
Miroslav Zhivkov, Natalia Jordanova, Luchezar Boyadjiev, Elena Nazarova, Alina Papazova, Vikenti Komitski, Alexander Lazarkov, Martian Tabakov

KO-OP, Sofia


Kamen Stoyanov

As long as you stand by me
Group show
26 April – 25 June 2022

Curator: Vladiya Mihaylova
Nilbar Güreş, Nevena Ekimova, Antoni Rayzhekov and others

Toplocentrala, Sofia


Недко Солаков
Solidarity Prints Sales for Ukraine / Artists at Risk

Courtesy Galleria Continua solidarityprints.org

Kamen Stoyanov & Nedko Solakov

Stories We Live With- Selection from the Somlói-Spengler Collection
Group show
8 April – 17 September 2022

Rita ACKERMANN, Giulia ANDREANI, Imre BAK, BLUE NOSES, Marlene DUMAS, Marcel DZAMA, Olafur ELIASSON, László FEHÉR and others

Q Contemporary, Budapest


Stefan Nikolaev

Half Life
Short film, dir. Stan Valade
Master of Art Film Festival 2022

on view

Sarieva – Residency: ’Artist’s Studio at Sarieva Gallery’ – residency for artists: Tsvetomira Borisova

On March 22, Tsvetomira Borisova’s residency at Sarieva Gallery began. The aim of the project is the discovery of young artists to be supported at the beginning of their career. The gallery space co-creates an atypical shared experimental environment where Tsvetomira creates in close contact with the public and professionals.

recent media

Pravdoliub Ivanov
Zразно Zло
Read here

Echo at Sarieva
Read  here


We are introducing a brand new format – STORIES ! This month we’re presenting interviews with the artists Vladimir Ivanov, Stanka Tsonkova – Usha and Sophia Grancharova.

artnewscafé, Plovdiv


Artnewscafe is back after a refreshing “facelifting”. With a new interior and working hours, the café-bar is ready to materialize it’s ambitious plans. The hybrid space combines coffee-bar, plant shop, bookstore, artspace, personal renewal spot, library, furniture showroom and others.



5.04.2022 – 19.04.2022

NEXT 7 HOURS – PLOVDIV edition is the continuation of the conceptual fashion project +7 HOURS by the design platform and foundation IVAN ASEN 22, intertwining contemporary and traditional Bulgarian and Japanese culture through contemporary fashion design. The event includes the screening of a fashion film in the ANC space.


With The Name of a Flower: Your Name

Vera Hadzhiyska

Solo exhibition
14.04.2022 – 30.04.2022

The exhibition will showcase new photographs by Vera Hadzhiyska from her long-term project “With the Name of a Flower” exploring the forced name-changes and repressions against the Muslim people in Bulgaria


 Nastya escaped the horror of Kyiv to find herself behind the bar in Artnewscafe.

Read here

Open Arts foundation



We are pleased to announce the selection of our next resident:

Communication and Art – residency for graphic designers: Elena Chergilarova.


Open Art Files presents a database and an archive of contemporary Bulgarian art, an online library and specially created thematic critical texts.

This month the database has been updated with the profiles of:


Artnewscafe bulletin is a monthly newsletter with selected information about art events in Bulgaria and across the world, as well as career opportunities in art and culture.

The April issue is out now. Subscribe so you wouldn’t miss an update!

Creative visions

The design and visuals for Sarieva/Hub were made by Georgi Lazarov (Studio Punkt), along with artistic intervention by the young artist Yana Abrasheva.

© Nedko Solakov, Somewhere (under the tree), 1997, Courtesy Galleria Continua, photo by Amos Rex Museum ; © Nedko Solakov, A Romantic Tyrant in a State of Democracy, 2012 ; © Stanislav Pamukchiev, Asylum Tower, exhibition view, Gallery +359 Photos ; © Maria Djelebova, Sarieva Gallery, Vanesa Popova, Vera Hadzhiyska

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