Participant Profile

Svetlana Kuyumdzhieva


Kuymdzhieva is an art critic and curator of the Zeniths Gallery, a non-profit exhibition space located in the central office of the CIBANK financial institution in Sofia. In 2008, she founded the Art Affairs and Documents Foundation, the first independent non-governmental association of curators in Bulgaria. She was interested in visiting art studios and meeting with galleries and other contemporary art centers in the US to learn about their exhibition, marketing, education and publication practices.