Valko Chobanov (b. 1991, Plovdiv, Bulgaria) graduated in Scenography at the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, Plovdiv and Digital Arts at the National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria. He works in the media of painting, video art and performance. In 2017 he had his first solo exhibition Inorganic / Organic at Coffee&Gallery Cu29, Plovdiv, with the support of the Gaudenz B. Ruf Award. He has participated in various group exhibitions and projects in Bulgaria and abroad, some of which are Immersion – Background: Young Artists from Plovdiv, curated by Vera Mlechevska, Bulgarian Embassy in Helzinki, Finland (2018); My dear provincialist in 2017 in Swimming Pool, Sofia, Places of Pleasure part of the Multipolis project organized by The Fridge, Sofia City Art Gallery, Sofia in 2017 and others.
Valko Chobanov, To a degree it’s empty, 2019, object from tape, paper, metal meshwork, silicone, clothes, acrylic paint, varnish, 122 x 95 x 97 cm. Courtesy of the artist.