The BAZA award winner for 2013 is Kiril Kuzmanov

BAZA Award 2013 - Nominated artists:

Dimitar Solakov

Emilian Lalev

Iskra Blagoeva

Kiril Kuzmanov

Nikolay Zanev

Sasho Popovski

Stela Vasileva

Zoran Georgiev

For the fifth time this year the Essential Reading for Art Writers Award, an initiative of the Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia, was presented. Former recipients of the award are Boryana Rossa (2007), Daniela Radeva (2008), the author of the internet blog 'Nothing Personal' (2009) and the editorial team (Petya Alexandrova, Nina Venova, Lyudmila Dimova) of LIK Magazine (2010).

The 2012 award is presented to Vladiya Mihaylova – art critic, theoretician and contemporary art curator.

The BAZA award winner for 2012 is Leda Ekimova


Тази година за четвърти път бе връчена наградата „Избрана литература за пишещите за изкуство (Essential Reading for Art Writers)" – инициатива на Института за съвременно изкуство – София. Досега носители на наградата са Боряна Роса, Даниела Радева и автора на блога „Нищо лично".

Наградата за 2010 се присъжда на екипа на списание ЛИК (Петя Александрова, Нина Венова, Людмила Димова).

The BAZA award winner for 2011 is Vikenti Komitski.

For 2009 the award is the book “Institutional Critique and After” (papers from the SoCCAS Symposia in 2005; Paperback Edition, JRP/Ringier 2006; Authors: Andrea Fraser, Isabelle Graw, Jens Hoffmann, Renee Green, Hans Haacke, Monica Bonvicini, Mike Kelley, John Searle, The Yes Men and John C. Welchman, Editor) and it is awarded to the author (or authors) of the Internet blog “Nothing Personal”.

The winner for 2008 is Daniela Radeva.

The winner for 2007 is Boryana Dragoeva-Rossa.

The BAZA award winner for 2010 is Anton Terziev.

Anton Terziev, Contemporary Tools of Labor, ICA-Sofia Gallery, 2012

Nominated artists:

Anton Terziev
Vikenti Komitski
Orlin Nedelchev
Raycho Stanev
Svetlana Mircheva
Stefania Batoeva



Iara Boubnova, Luchezar Boyadjiev, Rene Beekman, Nadezhda Oleg Lyahova and Daniela Radeva

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