b 1993, Bulgaria

Based in the UK

Co-founder of Revolv Collective

Lina Ivanova is an artist exploring the dichotomy of culture within social, domestic and political structures. Influenced by native and foreign customs and histories,  she creates narratives that are comparative to daily life.


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


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


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


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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