For a Few Dollars More or Nine Portraits
For a Few Dollars Moreor Nine Portraits about love, mirth, sorrow, anger, energy, fear, disgust, astonishment, tranquility. About choice. The portraits are based on nine main moods /rasas/ in Indian drama.
Alexander Valchev was born in1973 in Sofia, Bulgaria, lives and works in Sofia. In 1998 he obtained his MFA in Sculpture at National Academy of Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria. In 2003 received a scholarship to specialize at the Cite Internationale Des Arts, Paris and in 2007 a residences at CCN in Graz, Austria.
Selected Solo Exhibitions: 2011 – “We Love The Dogs And The Dogs Love Us” – Goethe-Institut Bulgarien, Sofia; 2009 -“Reminiscences”- Photon Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia; 2007 – “Reminiscences” & “Un/Usual Suspects” within the frame of Month of Photography, Bratislava, Slovakia; “Reminiscences”- Gallery of Contemporary Arts, Nish, Serbia;
Selected Group Exhibitions: 2012 – Dachshund in Bulgarian Contemporary Art – curator Elena Panajotova, Shipka 6 Gallery, Sofia;2011 – Digital Print – curator Ivo Bistrichki, Industrialna 11 Gallery, Sofia; Re – Production – curators Alla Georgieva and Nadezda Dzhakova, Sofia Arsenal – Museum for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria; THE CHOICE – 43 art historians – 43 works – curator PhD Maria Vasileva – Sofia Art Gallery.