Iliyana Kancheva lives and works in Sofia. In 2010 she graduated in Stage Design(BA) and in 2014 in Digital Arts(MA) at the National Academy of Art, Sofia. Iliyana works in the field of theatre as well as photography, video and installation. In 2013-2014 her experimental films were selected for various festivals in Varna, Plovdiv, Serbia, Greece, Belgium and Germany. November 2015 her first solo exhibition, “Image Don’t Cost a Thing”, opened at The Fridge Gallery in Sofia. At the JustMAD8 Art Fair, Madrid, February 2017, she won the “Art Residency Prize” at Arts Connection Foundation in Miami, USA, of the call “justTECH 2017”. In February 2019 she participated in the group exhibition “EX5” in Centro Cultural Galileo, Madrid. In March 2019 her second solo exhibition, “Interviews from Miami: a dictionary”, opened at 0GMS Gallery, Sofia. In July 2019 Iliyana was invited to participate in the group project “Sense of a City” – intervention in public space, organized by Bulgarian Fund for Women and curated by The Frigde. The project was part of the programme of Plovdiv 2019 – European Capital of Culture.
Presenting art works: Series Party Animals was created in 2021. We pick 5 out of 12 pieces: Party Animals – Glarus Bar; Casino; Guava Beach Club; Untitled; Cacao Beach
The collection includes print on textile (a beach towel), mixed technique, photo print with a frame.
More about the series you can find here.