Luchezar Boyadjiev

Luchezar Boyadjiev is a Bulgarian artist, working and living in Sofia, Bulgaria. As an Eastern European artist he often found himself in the position of a GastArtBeiter after the fall of Communism in EE.

Born in Sofia, Bulgaria in 1957. Trained as an art historian and theorist, became an "artist" after 1989. Founding member of Institute of Contemporary Art. Has exhibited and lectured internationally, including After the Wall (Moderna, Stockholm), Temp-Balkania (Kiasma, Helsinki), Revolting (Manchester), Money/Nations (Zurich), Communication Front (Plovdiv), and Hybrid Workspace, documenta X (Kassell). Is a valuable commodity, received more than 100,000 dollars in grants and other forms of 'charitable' support for artists.