In recent years, the area of the Center has become a hub for cultural innovation and art, hosting several inspiring projects in the public environment. Now, five exceptional artworks enrich the urban landscape and invite you to a unique experience. 1. Nevena Ekimova: Trash to Treasure is a project by artist Nevena Ekimova, featuring sculpture […]
Within RADLAB’s annual program, six authors were invited to explore the theme of Personal Reality.Now, we present six photographic series, hand-printed in the studio base located in Gabrovo, using 23 alternative photographic techniques. These processes often involve the creation of images through photosensitive chemicals and DIY tools. The photographers invent their own mediums and methods […]
Martin Penev (born 1985) lives and works in Sofia. In 2009 he took his MA in Theology from the Sofia University St. Kliment Ohridski and in 2012 – MA in Digital Arts from the National Academy of Arts, Sofia. Since 2010 he has participated in group and solo projects in a number of festivals and […]
On October 7th and 8th, from 11:00 until 17:00 the Center will host a fun and dynamic event for children – building a Mini Mastaba. In the workshop, the children of Gabrovo, with the help of their parents and the team of the Museum of Humor and Satire, will have the opportunity to participate in […]
October 6, Friday18:00 – 22:00 Open doors at the Christo and Jeanne-Claude Center 18:00 – 19:00 Open Studios: Nevena Ekimova, RadLab Studio, Radoil Serafimov, Gergana Rankel, Deyan Boev, Evgeni Nedev, Andreiana Doikin, Dragomila Doikin, Galina Dineva, Pavel Tsarov/filthy rags19:30 Opening, “Mammoth,” sculpture by Martin Penev, under the bus station underpass18:00 – 21:00 Film screening18:00 – […]
The punk rock band Visoko Krvno consists of three young people from Gabrovo who will graduate from high school in less than a year. The boys started playing music as children, and four years ago they formed a band with the desire to share their original music with the world. They describe their style as […]
The author presented two monumental installations in the courtyard of the former textile school, part of the project Тrash to Treasure, even before the building was transformed into an art center. She defines herself as a creator who loves to experiment and create objects of varying scales. She seizes projects through which she always learns something […]
From October 6th to 8th (Friday to Sunday), the Christo and Jeanne-Claude Center is opening its doors to the general public for a three-day event. Vladimir Yavashev, Director of Operations and Projects at Christo and Jeanne-Claude, will mark the occasion with a special address to the guests. What to expect: – Exhibitions dedicated to the […]
On September 27th, an exhibition featuring works by Norwegian artists Pia Rognes and Hans Hammond is set to open. Located just a 5-minute walk from each other, both artworks represent sculptural interventions in urban spaces specially created for the area around the Cristo and Jean-Claude Center in Gabrovo, as well as the bridge near the […]
What? The Cristo and Jean-Claude Center is a 32-year-old dream of a group of Gabrovo residents – a dream that twisted, accelerated, and sometimes faltered but is now determinedly moving towards realization. This dream recently found its home in the former Textile Technical School, which in its prime years welcomed over a thousand students daily, […]
On August 25th, the sculpture installation Access by Stoyan Dechev was unveiled on the first day of the Rivers of the City Festival – Gabrovo 2023. Access is a work of art by Stoyan Dechev, created for the façade of the Christo and Jean-Claude Center in Gabrovo, a former building of the Textile Technical School […]
The Center opens its doors to the public, who will have the opportunity to explore the entire building of the former Textile Technicum for the first time; the program includes exhibitions, open studios, screenings, lectures, workshops, a pop-up store, and parties, as well as interventions in the urban environment surrounding the Center. October 6th – […]
New Weavers for Gabrovo, a micro-festival featuring performances by Teodor Petkov-Toto, Beleva & Hadzhigrudev, DJ Skill – Stefan Kolev, and Nevena Ekimova; the program is curated and produced by Rosina Pencheva; realized with the support of the Culture Program of Gabrovo Municipality and the National Culture Fund. September 30th, Saturday, 7:30 PM – 00:30 AM, […]
August 25th – 27th, Friday – Sunday, along the Yantra River area in Gabrovo (between the pedestrian bridge and the Christo and Jean-Claude Center), Gabrovo Rivers Festival 2023: August 25th, Friday, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM, tour inside of the Christo and Jean-Claude Center, beginning from the main entrance in the yeard of the Centre […]
Presentation of the Christo and Jean-Claude Center in a discussion on the topic “Formation of Architectural Sensitivity and Ethics” with moderator Antoaneta Dimitrova and participants Martin Yankov, architect Radomir Dankov, Margarita Dorovska, Emilia Popova, and Stefan Prohorov; the event is part of the urban-architectural program of the 48 Hours Varusha South Festival. August 20th, Sunday, […]
Presentation of the Christo and Jean-Claude Center in a lecture panel dedicated to revitalizing buildings through contemporary art and culture within the framework of the Open Buzludzha Festival. August 12th, Saturday, 10:00 AM, the meadow below Mount Hadzhi Dimitar, Stara Planina
Summer Cinema Memories from Old Reels – a project by Perfect Ltd., realized in partnership with the State Archive of Gabrovo and the Museum of Humor and Satire, with support from the Culture Program of Gabrovo Municipality. Screenings continue until the end of October. I part: August 1st, Tuesday, 9:00 PM, the northern facade of […]
And how to combine an architectural competition with a series of school assignments? The former textile school in Gabrovo, 2021. Photo: Rosina Pencheva. © The Christo and Jeanne-Claude Center, Gabrovo July 1, Saturday, 18:00, the courtyard of the Bulgarian Pavilion, Biennale Architettura 2023, 18th International Architecture Exhibition The Laboratory of the Future, Venice panel discussion […]