Professional Unions in Present and Future Tense
july 22, 19:00–20:30
The discussion aims to publicize processes of building associations and thus to encourage efforts in the field of visual arts towards better cooperation and the creation of professional associations.
SPACE FOR CONTEMPORARY CULTURE IN BULGARIAN MUSEUMS
at the Regional Historical Museum - Sofia
July 21, 17:00–19:00
In recent years we have been observing an increased inclusion of contemporary art and culture in the programmes of municipal galleries and museums, which are typically involved in art heritage preservation. Our goal is to discuss all these questions with the help of representatives of some of the most active institutions in the country, as well as of professionals who have been working in that direction for years.
there is not, there is not a soul
Dorota Gawęda and Egle Kulbokaitė
opening 24 june 2021
Swimming Pool is delighted to present "there is, there is not a soul", an exhibition by artist duo Dorota Gawęda and Egle Kulbokaitė that is to open on June 24, followed by a new iteration of the Young Girl Reading Group on June 25.
While the Plum Trees Grow – Book Launch and Conversation
Part of The Library of Our Encounters
May 29, 18:00-20:00
Launch of "While the Plum Trees Grow," a photo book by Lars Nordby, Erik Nordby, Karima Risk, and Knut Nordby, with accompanying texts by Luchezar Boyadjiev and Hanna Gjelten Hattrem in English and Bulgarian + conversation between Luchezar Boyadjiev and Lars Nordby about the project
A Score for an Empty Swimming Pool – workshop with Yasen Vasilev
Part of The Possible Institution
May 27-28 & June 5-6, 18:00-21:00
A research workshop with Yasen Vasilev about collective movement in the architectural space, offered by Swimming Pool and modified by the intervention of Maria Nalbantova in the frame of the project "The Possible Institution"
Workshop with Lubomir Draganov
part of THE POSSIBLE INSTITUTION
May 15 and 30, 12:00 – 16:00
Workshop with Lubomir Draganov, psychologist and director acting as a representative of "The Institute for Creating an Illusion of Existence of Possible Worlds as a Means for Turning Them into Reality"
The Possible Institution
Ina Valentinova, Yasen Vasilev, Lubomir Draganov, Stefan Ivanov, Maria Nalbantova, Radostin Sedevchev, Martin Penev, MIryana Todorova
Opening 24 April – until 13 June 2021
a project about institutions – real, desired, past, internal, fantastic – and the possibilities within them. The Possible Institution is part of a series of studies included in Swimming Pool’s programme, which are devoted to the models of institutionality and processes of instituting today.