Daniela Kostova

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Daniela Kostova (b. Bulgaria) is an interdisciplinary artist who holds MFA degrees from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, NY and the National Art Academy, Sofia. Kostova is interested in comparing and contrasting various cultural models while looking for points of convergence and emerging hybrid forms. Her work has been exhibited at The Queens Museum of Art, NY, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Institute for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Centre d’art Contemporain, Geneva, Antakya Biennal, Antakya Turkey, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, and Kunsthalle Fridericianum Kassel, among other arts institutions. In 2016 she had a solo show at A.I.R. Gallery while serving as Gallery Fellow and was also a resident at the Center for Art and Urbanism (ZK/U), Berlin. In 2011, Daniela won the Unlimited Award for Contemporary Bulgarian Art. In 2009, 2007 and 2006 she received travel grants from NYFA, the American Foundation for Bulgaria and the European Cultural Foundation.

Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Brooklyn Rail, Flash Art, and Art in America. Kostova lives in NYC and is Director of Curatorial Projects at Radiator Gallery in Long Island City, co-founder of the Bulgarian Collaborative and a board member of CEC ArtsLink, NY.

Daniela Kostova in conversation with Maria Vassileva

 

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