Authors
 Orlin Dvoryanov ORLIN DVORYANOV
Date of birth: 1951, Sofia. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

2013 – Professor of Art Pedagogy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

2003 – Doctor of Art Pedagogy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
1976 – 1981 National Academy of Arts “N. Pavlovich”, Sofia, Bulgaria

He is the co-founder and President of Art in Action Association. He works in the field of contemporary art and art pedagogy. Orlin Dvoryanov has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany, France, USA, Poland, Hungary, Turkey and Romania. He is an organizer and coordinator of a number of youth and personal projects in Bulgaria and abroad. At present Orlin Dvoryanov is a professor at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.

Contact: art_in_action@mail.bg

 Dobrin Peychev DOBRIN PEYCHEV
Date of birth:1951, Sofia, Bulgaria.Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

1990 – Visual Arts Specialization, Paris, France
1977 – 1980 Doctor of Arts, Budapest, Hungary
1971 – 1977 Academy of Arts, Budapest, Hungary
1965 – 1969 Secondary School for Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria

He is a co-founder of the Art in Action Association. He works in the field of contemporary art. He has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Austria, France, Sweden, Latvia and Hungary. He is an independent expert for the National Agency for Evaluation and Accreditation of the Higher Schools in Bulgaria.

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 Lybomir Velev LYBOMIR VELEV
Date of birth: 1960, Sofia, Bulgaria. Lives and works in in US.

He works in the field of experimental, electronic and computer music. He is the Vice President of Art in Action Association and a Co-founder of a number of bands, including “LyuToEd”, “Dilema”, “SLAV”, etc. Co-founder of DILEMA studio and DS Music Company.


Contact:
lvelev@abv.bg
 Nikolay Ivanov NIKOLAY IVANOV
Date of birth: 1959, Sofia, Bulgaria. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

1981 – 1986 National Academy of Arts “N. Pavlovich”, Sofia, Bulgaria

1973 – 1978 Art High School, Sofia, Bulgaria

He works in the field of contemporary art and experimental music. He is the founder of “OM” Band. He has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Hungary, etc.

Contact: nikoart@omega.bg

 Antonia Duende ANTONIA DUENDE
Date of birth: 1958, Sofia, Bulgaria. Lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

1991 – 1996 Post-graduate qualification, Higher Institute of Arts, Berlin, Germany

1988 – 1991 Post-graduate work at the Aesthetic Education Department, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
1979 – 1984 National Academy of Arts “N. Pavlovich”, Sofia, Bulgaria

She works in the field of contemporary art and art pedagogy. She has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, Poland and Thailand. She is an organizer and coordinator of a number of youth and personal projects within Bulgaria as well as abroad. Antonia Duende was a professor in Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. Since 2003 she has been a part-time lecturer of “Art in Context” at the University of Arts, Berlin.


Contact: antoniaduende@hotmail.com

 Maya Antova MAYA ANTOVA
Date of birth: 1973, Sofia. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

2005 – 2006 M. Art Semiotic, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

1995 – 2000 B. Art Pedagogy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
1989 – 1992 Telecommunication class, Sofia, Bulgaria

She works in the field of contemporary art / performance, instalation/
and art pedagogy. She has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany, Belgium, Poland, Spain and Romania. At present she is the officer of the Art in Action Association.


Contact: mamayoto@abv.bg

 Kalin Plugchiev - Pileto KALIN PLUGCHIEV – PILETO
Date of birth: 1973, Targovishte. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

1995 – 1999 B. Art Pedagogy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

1994 – 1995 Private Art Academy Jule Paskine, Sofia, Bulgaria
1986 – 1991 Fine Arts class, Targovishte, Bulgaria

He works in the field of contemporary art – conceptual art, installation, performance and action.He has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany, Check Republic, Poland and Romania.

Contact: k_pileto@abv.bg

 Lyuba Dimitrova Abramovich
LYUBA DIMITROVA ABRAMOVICH
Date of birth:1976, Pleven. Lives and works in Chicago, USA.
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2001 – 2004 Early Childhood Curriculum and Instruction, National-Louis University, USA
1995 – 2000 Visual Art Education, University of Sofia “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

She works in the field of contemporary art and art pedagogy. She has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany, and USA. Lyuba Dimitrova Abramovich is an organizer and coordinator of a number of youth and personal projects within Bulgaria as well as abroad.

Contact: lju_11@hotmail.com

 Лиляна Дворянова LILYANA DVORYANOVA
Date of birth: 1978, Sofia. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

2002 – 2003 Graphic Design, New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria

1997 – 2002 B. Philosophy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
1992 – 1997 “Elisaveta Bagryana” Secondary School, specialized in fine arts, Sofia, Bulgaria

She works in the field of contemporary art. She has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany, France, Poland and Turkey. Lilyana Dvoryanova was a graphic designer for “Parents” Magazine.


Contact: dvorianova@yahoo.com

Стела Инчовска STELLA INTCHOVSKA
Date of birth: 1977, Vratza. Lives and works in Dresden, Germany.

2002 – 2007 Social Work and Social Pedagogy, Dresden, Germany

1996 – 2000 B. Art Pedagogy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

She works in the field of contemporary art, performance and art pedagogy. She is an organizer and coordinator of a number of youth and personal projects within Bulgaria as well as abroad. She has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany, Poland and Check Republic.

Contact: intchovska@web.de
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Maya Zhalova MAYA ZHALOVA
Date of birth: 1979, Sofia. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

2011 · kalashree · Bharata Natyam · New Delhi, India
1997 – 2002 B. Cultural Studies, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria.

She works in the field of performance and dance theatre. She has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany, Belgium, France, Poland, Turkey and Romania. Maya Zhalova won an award from the XVV National Students Literature Contest “Shumen 2000″ and honorary diploma from the III National Contest for Young Poets “Dora Gabe”.


Contact: m.jalova@mod.bg

Monika Mihaylova
MONIKA MIHAYLOVA
Date of birth: 1984, Sofia. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.
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2007 – 2008 M. Art Semiotic, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
2003 – 2007 B. Art Pedagogy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
1998 – 2003 Fine Arts School, “ak. Iliya Petrov”, Sofia, Bulgaria
She works in the field of contemporary art and art pedagogy. She had artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany, Spain, Italy, Romania, and Poland. She is a coordinator of a number of youth and personal projects in Bulgaria and abroad. 
 
Contact: de_monik@mail.bg
 Ivan Yamaliev IVAN YAMALIEV
Date of birth:  1978, Yambol. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

2004 – 2005 M. Semiotics, Art Pedagogy Department, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

2003 – 2004 M. Virtual Arts, Philosophy Department, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
1999 – 2003 B. Art Pedagogy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
1992 – 1997 Fine Arts class, “Vasil Levski”, Yambol, Bulgaria

He works in the field of contemporary art and art pedagogy. He has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany and Romania. Between 2001 and 2005 he has been author and participant in a number of performances, realized within the Art in Action Association projects.

Contact: i_iamaliev@yahoo.co.uk

Georgi Yamaliev GEORGI YAMALIEV
Date of birth: 1978, Yambol. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

1999 – 2003 B. Art Pedagogy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria

1992 – 1997 Fine Arts class, “Vasil Levski”, Yambol, Bulgaria.

He works in the field of photography, contemporary art and art pedagogy. He has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany and Romania. Between 2001 and 2005 he has been author and participant in a number of performances, realized within the Art in Action Association projects.

Contact: g_iamaliev@yahoo.co.uk

 V.St_snimka_sait VENTSISLAVA STOYANOVA
Date of birth: 1986, Sofia. Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.

2009 –2010 M. Art Semiotic, Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski“, Sofia, Bulgaria
2005 – 2009 B. Fine Art, Sofia University „St. Kliment Ohridski“, Sofia, Bulgaria
2001 – 2005 National School of Applied Arts „Saint Luca“, Sofia, Bulgaria

She works in the field of visual arts, decorative-abstract installation art forms and art pedagogy. She is an organizer and coordinator of a number of artistic projects, festivals, exhibitions, etc. She has artistic appearances in exhibitions, seminars and youth projects in Bulgaria, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Spain and Italy. At present she is PhD student in Sofia University.


Contact: stoyanova.ventsislava@gmail.com

Dobrin Atanasov DOBRIN ATANASOV
Date  of birth: 1978, Gabrovo. Lives and works in Gabrovo, Bulgaria.

1997 – 2002 M. Art Pedagogy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
1992 – 1997 Wood-carving, Fine Arts School, Tryavna, Bulgariа

He works in the field of contemporary art and art pedagogy. He has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany, Check Republic, Poland, and Estonia. He is an organizer and coordinator of a number of youth and personal projects in Bulgaria and abroad. He is the co-founder center for unformal education and cultural activities ALOS. At present Dobrin Atanosov is an Assistant Professor at Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”.

Contact: dobri_a@abv.bg

Lyuben Kuleliev
LYUBEN KULELIEV
Date of birth: 1981, Sofia.Lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria.
2000 – 2005 B. Art Pedagogy, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria
1995 – 2000 Metal plastic Arts, Fine Arts School – Sofia, Bulgaria.
He works in the field of contemporary art and art pedagogy. He has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Estonia, Germany and Romania. Lyuben Kuleliev is an organizer and coordinator of a number of youth and personal projects within Bulgaria as well as abroad.He is the co-founder center for unformal education and cultural activities ALOS.
 
Contact: liomy@abv.bg
Desislava Tzoneva - Chumma DESISLAVA TZONEVA – CHUMMA
Date of birth: September 1980, Gabrovo. Lives and works in Dresden, Germany.

1999 – 2005 M. Film and TV Directing, South-West University “Neofit Rilski”, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria

1994 – 1999 English and Spanish language with Management, “Prof. Dr. Asen Zlatarov” Foreign Language School, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria

She works in the field of performance, cinema and theatre. She has artistic appearances in Bulgaria, Germany, Belgium, Norway and Romania. From August 2004 to August 2005 she made an EVS in Offener Kunstverein e.V., Potsdam, Germany from the name of Art in Action Association. She is author and participant in different films and projects in the sphere of contemporary art.

Contact: chummabg@yahoo.com