b 1993, Bulgaria

Based in the UK

Co-founder of Revolv Collective

Lina Ivanova is an artist working with photography, moving image and installation. Having completed a BA in Photography from the University of Portsmouth (2015) and an Artist Residency at Ashford School (2016-2017), she is currently training as an Artist Teacher in Kent. 

Influenced by native customs and histories, Ivanova's practice explores the dichotomy of culture within social, domestic and political structures. 



EDUCATION

2017 - 2018                     School Direct (PGCE) Art & Design  Canterbury Christ Church University 

2012 - 2015                     BA (Hons) Photography  First Class Honours  University of Portsmouth 


AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

May 2017                          Nominated for Kent Creative Awards

Sept 2016 - June 2017      Artist in Residence – Ashford School, Kent

June 2015                         Nominated for Aspex Platform Graduate Award

May 2015                          Strong Island Creative Graduates to Watch Award – Photography


EXHIBITIONS

September 2017               Night of the Museums, Plovdiv, Bulgaria - Transition

September 2017               Four Corners Gallery, London - Archive as Medium 

July 2017                           Simon Langton Girls' Grammar - Arts Fest 

June 2017                         Ashford School - St Kliment Ohridski

Dec 2016                          Unit 23, Park Mall, Ashford – Work In Progress

June 2016                         Number 28 Albert Road, Portsmouth – Bohemian Exhibition

Oct 2015                           Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth – Platform 2015 

July 2015                          Shoreditch Town Hall, London – Untitled Degree Show

May 2015                          University of Portsmouth, School of Art and Design – Graduation Show 

March 2015                      Southsea Orthodontic Practice, Portsmouth – Island City Art 

March 2014                      University of Portsmouth, School of Art and Design – The Body project

Dec 2013                          Honest Politician, Portsmouth – Clique Collective


PUBLICATIONS

Ashford School - http://www.ashfordschool.co.uk/News/Latest-News/award-winning-photographer-joins-our-team-102420

Strong Island - http://www.strong-island.co.uk/2015/06/05/strong-island-creative-graduates-to-watch-award-2015-photography-winner-lina-ivanova/

Creative Space CCI - http://creativespace.cci.port.ac.uk/2015/07/01/cci-students-announced-for-platform-graduate-award/

Frame and Reference - http://frameandreference.com/lina-ivanova-portsmouth/

Aspex Gallery, Platform 2015 Review - https://www.aspex.org.uk/news/posts/platform-review-by-kia-charalampous/




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