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Bild vergrößernSpasova. Ruby, 2015. Site-specific sound and light installation, Vandalorum Art Museum, Sweden. PVC inflatable, cotton ropes, Dolby sound System, sound composition 30 min played in loop. Diameter 6 m, Height 8,5 m.; Quelle: © John Nelander

Spasova. Ruby, 2015. Site-specific sound and light installation, Vandalorum Art Museum, Sweden. PVC inflatable, cotton ropes, Dolby sound System, sound composition 30 min played in loop. Diameter 6 m, Height 8,5 m.; Quelle: © John Nelander

Bild vergrößernStill image from the film MEDEA, 2016. HD-projection, 12 Min.; Quelle: Concept / Camera: Maja Spasova

Still image from the film MEDEA, 2016. HD-projection, 12 Min.; Quelle: Concept / Camera: Maja Spasova

Maja Spasova

Education

* High School of Fine Art, Sofia 1974 – 78
* Academy of Fine Art, Sofia 1979 – 84
* Guest-student at The Royal University College of Fine Arts in Stockholm, 1986 – 87

Maja Spasova has been presented at international exhibitions and festivals such as Venice Biennial, ARTEC Nagoya, Dak’art Senegal etc.

She has more than 100 solo shows at art museums and galleries in Europe and overseas. The artist has realized numerous art projects in urban public space and is represented in public and private collections all over the world.


Artist statement

„ During Salzburg AiR I will work with:

- 1001 Moments of Eternity - ongoing film project, the utopian idea about a possible world of beauty and poetry, moments which exist since the very beginning of time and define humanity.

- Drawings and short poems for the upcoming artist book with the working title Ode to the Hands.

- Series of performances and interactions in the urban public space.”

Stand: 6.8.2018, Martina Greil