SPA (Sofia Poetically Animated)
SPA is an interdisciplinary creative residence in Bulgaria that gathers artists from three different areas of art – literature, visual arts and music – from different generations and countries in Europe.
SPA 2019 presents writers from Bulgaria, Greece, Ireland, Macedonia and Norway in an effort to merge the traditional contrasts south, east, west. The residence's concluding event is a performance in search of the artistic transformation of public environment through art.
Partisipating artistis: Christos Ikonomou, Dimitar Shopov, Edy Poppy, Ivan Dimitrov, Rossen Zahariev, Sara Baume, and Vladimir Martinovski.
The programme in Sofia and Plovdiv includes meetings with students (in Sofia, these will take place at the 22 High School on 18 April 2019, in Plovdiv – at the Ivan Vazov Language Teaching School on 22 April 2019,) Literary Walks are taking place on 17 April in Sofia in partnership with the Hidden Letters project of the Procheti Sofia Foundation, and on 21 April – in Plovdiv, from 18:00 to 19:30). Sofia welcomes an all-artists performance and a discussion at Struktura Gallery on 19 April, Plovdiv – at SKLAD, Tobacco City, on 23 April 2019.
© Svetlana Mircheva
SPA is an Elisabeth Kostova Foundation project.