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Artist of the Week – Dušan Marčeta

May 2, 2011 by · 4 comments

Interview by Violeta Petkova with Dušan Marčeta Dušan Marčeta: “Click by click, photography has become my obsession.” How did you get interested in photography? Well, quite by accident. Click by click, photography has become my obsession. One thing led to another. People began to show interest in my photos and it gradually became my profession. […]

Bansko Jazz 2011 – Maya Nova

April 15, 2011 by · 1 comment

Interview by Dessislava Berndt with the jazz singer Maya Nova The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year from August 8th to 13th in […]

Artist of the Week– Irina Panyukova

March 14, 2011 by · 4 comments

Interview by Violeta Petkova with Irina Panyukova Irina Panyukova: “All people see and understand beauty.” Is there a certain moment in your life that made you take up photography? There was not any special event which stimulated me to start making photos. I just realised one day that it really interested me.

Artist of the Week – Taymaz Valley

March 7, 2011 by · 1 comment

Interview by Violeta Petkova with Taymaz Valley Taymaz Valley:”Art in any form or medium is expression of thoughts and ideas, and I do believe no matter where you are from you can appreciate a work of beauty.” Your photos are amazing. It is easy to see that every single one of them has its own […]

Artist of the Week– Ricardson Williams

February 28, 2011 by · 25 comments

Interview by Violeta Petkova with Ricardson Williams Ricardson Williams: “I feel free.” Please tell us about yourself. I love photography, any kind, but I mostly do Street photography now. China is a very good place for doing Street photography.

Artist of the Week– Maya Lyubenova

February 12, 2011 by · 3 comments

Interview by Violeta Petkova with Maya Lyubenova Maya Lyubenova: “I wouldn’t say there’s much difference between a photo and a haiku.“ How do you understand haiku – is it a kind of art, a way of life or necessity of the spirit? Haiku is poetry, and poetry is art, but I always say it isn’t […]

The Week…Christmas atmosphere with William Makepeace Thackeray

December 27, 2010 by · No comments

Photo:scottfeldstein Do not be in a hurry to succeed. What would you have to live for afterwards? Better make the horizon your goal; it will always be ahead of you. Photo:66729396@N00 Follow your honest convictions and be strong. Photo:ceanandjen Good humor is one of the best articles of dress one can wear in society.

The Week…Ice sculptures with Emily Bronte

November 29, 2010 by · No comments

Photo: suzanneandsimon Honest people don’t hide their deeds. Photo: 68679992@N00 Love is like the wild rose-briar; Friendship like the holly-tree. The holly is dark when the rose-briar blooms, but which will bloom most constantly? Photo: ericlbc Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.

The Week…Everyday is a miracle and Martin Luther King

November 21, 2010 by · No comments

Photo: the-o When schools flourish, all flourishes. Photo: zahperv You are not only responsible for what you say, but also for what you do not say. Photo: usfwsnortheast Reason is the enemy of faith.

The Week…Skyscrapers with Joseph Conrad

November 7, 2010 by · No comments

Photo: sakeeb A man that is born falls into a dream like a man who falls into the sea. If he tries to climb out into the air as inexperienced people endeavor to do, he drowns. Photo: mihaibojin He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the […]

Artist of the week – Antera: “Being aware that there are people enjoying my art is an incredible reward”

June 21, 2010 by · 3 comments

Interview with Antera by Galya Mladenova Antera is a young artist who is deeply interested in painting, heroic fantasy and video games. She’s attracted to online games like World of Warcraft, which are filled with a rich mythology. She used to paint abstract art, but thanks to WoW, she switched to figurative painting back in […]

Artist of the Week — Corinna Ketterling

May 10, 2010 by · 3 comments

Natalia Nikolaeva’s interview with the designer Corinna Ketterling Translation by Nevena Borisova Are you open to change? Change always give you motivation to respond and develop. According to Darwin, this reaction helps species to survive. This response to change leads the individual to a rising sense of satisfaction. I actually love the stream of change […]

Artist of the Week — Jean-Marc Caracci

May 3, 2010 by · 4 comments

An interview with the French photographer Jean-Marc Caracci by Denka Koleva Jean-Marc Caracci about HomoUrbanusEuropeanus Jean-Marc Caracci is a French photographer with Sicilian origins. Although Born in Tunis, he grew up in Montpellier, Southern France. He worked in a car company till 2006, but then decided to be a fulltime photographer. In June 2007, he […]

Weymouth … in images and words

April 23, 2010 by · No comments

By Asya Draganova A lot of people have told me they find the west coast of England the most picturesque, idyllic and inspirational part of the country… but is it so? I would like to take you to Weymouth: a small town situated on the English channel coast, in the county of Dorset. The town’s […]

Granadilla Juice

April 23, 2010 by · 5 comments

By Kristina Petrova Saturday morning. There’s something that makes me love Saturday mornings and I could never figure out what it was until now. I would like you to start loving Saturday mornings as well. Nothing more. There are no asterisks at the end of the sentence, evilly referencing clauses in a tiny font. Saturday […]

Yoni Vidal – I put all that I have in my music, so listen with your ears, but also with your heart

April 14, 2010 by · No comments

An interview with the guitarist and music composer Yoni Vidal by Dessislava Berndt Yoni, what is the meaning of music for you? For me music is a mixture of different sounds respecting the harmony and the color of each other that, when put together, become a powerful creation that can create emotions and memories to […]

“Feel the Feelings and Drop the Story”

April 10, 2010 by · 2 comments

Katerina Stoykova-Klemer’s interview with Susan Piver Susan Piver is a writer, teacher, and speaker on topics such as love, creativity, and spirituality. She is the New York Times bestselling author of The Hard Questions: 100 Essential Questions to Ask Before You Say “I Do” and the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own […]

Virginia Zdravkova: “One must defend what they have achieved and aim for improvement”

February 20, 2010 by · 3 comments

An interview by Petia Petkova with the fashion designer Virginia Zdravkova Translation by Asya Draganova Virginia Zdravkova is a leading figure in Bulgarian fashion. She is the author of five fashion lines: formal dresses and wedding dresses, jeans, jewellery, shoes, and sunglasses. The successful designer sells her collections in a number of international centres and […]

Sofia from Sofia: “Fashion and Design – Passions and dreams that I want to experience every day and always”

January 3, 2010 by · 49 comments

Vania Nikolaeva interview with designer Sofia Husein Translation by Maria Aladjova The project “Sofia from Sofia” started on January 2008 г. while I was studying fashion design in Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. Once, while we were shooting the photo shoot for my collection trash-couture in Sofia, Bulgaria, the make up artist (who is my […]

Collecting Art

November 28, 2009 by · 1 comment

By Ellie Ivanova Ponti Photo: Leo Ponti Many people see collecting art as an investment. And it is true that its value over time will probably grow. However, building a relationship with art is really a way of self-expression. It is an affirmation of our own worldview and creativity, even as viewers. Collecting art that […]