19 September 2008

Digital Eyes Gallery presents Nikola Mihov

SL NAME: not in SL, represented by Morgan Kincess
RL ARTIST NAME: Nikola Mihov
BASED: Sofia Bulgaria and Paris

EXHIBITION BLOCK G8 2007 by Nikola Mihov:
Nikola Mihov is always attracted by action pictures. G8 protests are full of action, army, cops, protesters, water cannons and tear gas... This is where armed of his camera he likes to shoot and this is what we present you at Digital Eyes Gallery.

Nikola Mihov was born in 1982, in Sofia, Bulgaria. In 2002 he moves to Paris, France where he develops his passion for the photography. In 2005 he presents his first solo exhibition in the “Bulgarian Culture Center” in Paris, followed by participation in numerous collective exhibitions around Europe.

In March and April 2006 he had photographed the massive demonstration against the “CPE” law project in Paris. His photos of the protest are published in the on-line edition of “Le Monde”, in the “PHOTO” magazine, Paris and by the Bulgarian press. These events are followed by the exhibition “Anti CPE Riots in Paris” shown in Sofa and Varna in Bulgaria and in Thessalonica, Greece.”,. In 2007 Nikola Mihov wins the 1st prize for documentary photography of the “Bulgarian Photo Academy” contest and the Award of the International biennial “Phodar“.

During the same year Nikola Mihov creates in collaboration with Deyan Parouchev, the short film “Individual Destiny-Collective Destination” based on 9000 pictures, exploring some cinematographic technique mixed with photography. The film wins the prize of the public in Sofia and is included in the official selection of the “Pleiades Film Festival” and Paris Tout Court Festival. Nikola and Deyan create also an advertising corporate movie for “Google Europe” captured in Paris, Madrid, Dublin, Milano and presented at the “World Google Conference 2007 in Sevilla, Spain.
Opening party sunday 21 September 2008 with DJs Morgan Kincess and 2ndthoughts Brando aka Noraj Cue, 10am SLT, 7pm CET at Digital Eyes Gallery
Dress code: army, cops and protesters...

1 comment:

Ka said...

Sorry I couldn't make the party! Have fun and all the best for more years of Digital Eyes!