Krassimir Terziev

Field of Practice:

Video / Film / New Media

City, Country:

Sofia, Bulgaria


2005, 2006, 2007


Jan 2006 - June 2006

Krassimir Terziev (*1969) is an artist and organizer on contemporary arts and media culture. He lives and works in Sofia/Bulgaria, where he graduated with a Master of Arts from the Arts Academy in Sofia (1997).

Being trained as a painter, he also produces photographs, installations, computer mediated works, but the moving image has proven to be his most effective and expressive idiom.

His work has been shown on television (P.A.R.K.4DTV, Amsterdam, SWTV and Arte), at group shows (“CINEMA LIKE NEVER BEFORE” Generali Foundation, Vienna; “New Video, New Europe” TATE Modern London & St. Lois MOCA, Renaissance Society , Chicago; “Blood: Lines & Connections” Denver Museum of Contemporary Art, “The Last European Show” Museum of Contemporary Arts Belgrade; 9th Cairo International Biennale); media art festivals (Impakt, Utrecht; videopositive, Liverpool; kontext:europe, Vienna and Lyon) as well as at solo shows (“Excuse me, Which City is This?”, ICA-Sofia; “On The BG Track”, Belgrade Cultural Centre; “Everything seems Alright”, The Kitchen, New York City).

Since 2004 he is co-director of XFILM Festival for Experimental Film, Video & New Media, Sofia. From 1998-2004 he was the chair (founding member) of interSpace Media Art Center. Since 1988 he has been involved in the organization of a large number of events, projects, lectures, presentations and workshops on media art and culture, as part of the interSpace Media Art Centre team.

He was artist-in-residence in Vienna, Manchester, Eindhoven, Tornio, New York and Sofia. He has received a number of grants and awards on national and international level.