Kalina Terzieva, Sofia
(b. 1984) graduated in Stage and Set Design from NATFA Krastyo Sarafov in 2009. In 2013 she studied one year Fine Arts in Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. She has worked in the field of cinema, television and theater. In the recent years she participated in solo and group exhibitions and projects related to the visual arts. In her artist statement she says that she seeks a way back to natural beauty. In 2012 Kalina Terzieva initiated a project for alternative spaces for contemporary culture in the city. In this framework and beyond Kalina Terzieva works making interventions in space, space installations and site-specific works, such as her last participation in the forum Empatheast - Plovdiv 2014; Zona Kultura Fest 2015 - with an installation called SELL PAST//BUY FUTURE//PLAY ALWAYS//MATERIAL WORLD and others.
In 2014 she was nominated for the BAZA award for contemporary art, as well as the award for young talent of the foundation Jordan Parushev. In 2015 she also realized a solo exhibition named Anticipation in Vaska Emanuilova Gallery - an intervention in the gallery space that combined works by V.E. with her own /Kalina Terzieva's/ from the period 2001-2015.
Kalina Terzieva is a multidisciplinary visual artist and performer.
Temporary Bodie$ (Post Card).
Exhibition of drawings made by left hand, right hand or with both hands + performance of the author - every day at the same hour.
The drawings are non-violent, unintentionally created images. They rarely seek specific figures. Used materials are fine-tipped pen, pen, pencil and watercolor on paper. Represented are three steps: past, variations of the line and future new movement of the hand.
The author uses various media as a platform of communication in Temporary Bodie$ to unfold the idea of stereotyped visioning. Along with that, she explores the possibilities of expanding the means of expression and the ways we use them.
“... I live in silence, life in silence, life in silence, life in silence
I live in silence
working hard with the right hand
miss miss miss miss Universe miss miss miss miss Universe miss miss miss miss $elena
I live in silence working hard with the right hand..."
“... my left hand my left hand my left hand my left hand
show me show me show me
come on you show me
come on you show me
take your right hand
take it take it the right hand take it take it take it the right hand you know take it
your mouth is standing on your eyes x7
my eyes my eyes are standing on my mouth x4..."
- part of the author's text “Miss $elena”, performed during the exhibition