The Fridge was created in 2009 by Ivana Nencheva and Natalia Lenz in Sofia as an independent contemporary art space. Since then the organization has been actively involved in the promotion and development of the contemporary art scene and the new generation of artists in the country.
Over the years, The Fridge has established itself as a sustainable platform for experimental creative processes and original works. Its activities are dedicated to the organization of debut shows of young artists, local and visiting projects, residency programs for curators and artists. It acts in the direction of education, research and dissemination of new methods and techniques from various fields of contemporary art and theory.
The Fridge is organizer of series of a exhibitions within the project Plan for Action (2014 – 2017). Other key initiatives of the organization are the projects Do You Understand Me? I Understand You! (2015) and Multipolis – Images of the City (2016 – 2017). Co-organizer of the International Festival of Glass – 2010.
Over a period of more than 10 years, The Fridge has provided a scene and working conditions for many young Bulgarian and foreign artists. The program of the venue presented over 300 cultural events.
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Production of an online archive - website of contemporary art space The Fridge
The webpage consists of four main sections:
- Projects - a dynamic archive section with images, texts and information for artists
- News - an informative section with announcements for upcoming events.
- About Us
Design of the online archive: Vasil Iliev
Programming: Tihomir Velichkov.