Boryana Rossa

Boryana Rossa is an interdisciplinary artist and curator who works in the fields of electronic arts, film, video, performance and photography and a professor in Transmedia department at the School of Visual and Performing Arts, Syracuse University (Syracuse, New York). Her performances and other works have been shown internationally at venues such as steirischer herbst, Graz; National Gallery of Fine Arts, Sofia; 1st Balkan Biennale, Thesaloniki; Kunstwerke and Akademie der Kunste, Berlin; The 1st and 2nd Moscow Biennial For Contemporary Art; Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum, NY; Museum of Contemporary Art (MUMOK) Vienna; Zacheta Gallery, Warsaw; Sofia City Art Gallery; Institute of Contemporary Art, Sofia; Exit Art, NY, Sofia Arsenal – Museum of Contemporary Art (SAMCA), Sofia. She is a director of Sofia Queer Forum together with philosopher and activist Stanimir Panayotov. Her works are in numerous public and private collections and have been included in the international art archives re.act.feminism and Transitland Video Art from Central and Eastern Europe 1989-2009. Together in Bulgaria, Rossa and Mavromatti established UTRAFUTURO, an international group of artists engaged with issues of technology, science and their social implications and ethical impact on contemporary society. Works by the group have been shown at the Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam), Akademie der Kuntse (Berlin), Exit Art (New York), the Biennial for Electronic Art, Perth (BEAP) and elsewhere.

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