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Nora Karalambeva
Nora Karalambeva

Nora Karalambeva

(Head Cultural Activities)
phone: (+359) 87 6060837; e-mail:

Born: 27 April 1987, Sofia.

Education


PhD Student in Digital Arts, National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria — Researct topic: “Art and Science Platforms in the Beginning of XXI Century: European Digital Art and Science Network” (2107—present)
Erasmus+ PhD Exchange in Interface Cultures, Künstlerische und Industrielle Gestaltung Linz, Austria (2018)
Master of Fine Arts in Type Design, National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria (2013)
Bachelor of Fine Arts in PrintmakinG, National Academy of Art, Sofia, Bulgaria (2010)
Professional qualification in Art Teaching (Certificate of professional qualification: “Teacher of Fine Arts from First Grade to Twelfth Grade in Secondary Comprehensive Schools”) (2010)
Erasmus Student Exchange in Printmaking, Photography, Painting and Drawing, Universidad de Castilla la Mancha, Cuenca, Spain (2008)
Administration and Exposition

Trainings and qualifications


Practical Training in Balkan Mountain Architecture, Regional Ethnographic Open-Air Museum Etar, Meshtra NGO, The Chamber of Architects in Bulgaria, Gabrovo, Bulgaria (2021)
Qualification Classes in Public Administration, The Bulgarian Institute of Public Administration, Sofia, Bulgaria (2020—2021)
Module “Mountain Orienteering”, Mountains and People — Bulgarian Association of Mountain Leaders, Sofia, Bulgaria (2020)
Course “Close Encounters with Birds”, Bulgarian Society for the Protection of Birds, Sofia, Bulgaria (2020)
Lecture Class in Ornithology, School of Ornithology and Nature Conservation, Bulgarian Ornithological Centre (IBER-BAS), Sofia, Bulgaria (2019—2020)
Training Course in Medicinal Herbs and Phytotherapy, Oilaripi Trekking Association, Sofia, Bulgaria (2018)
Lecture Class in Astronomy — Astronomy Study Group, Astronomy Department, Sofia University, Sofia, Bulgaria (2017—2018)
Qualification Class in Cultural Management — Cultural Management learning journey, organised by the Polish Institute Sofia, Warsaw, Wrocław, Poland (2017)
Qualification Class in Cultural Management — Cultural Management learning journey, organised by the Goethe-Institute in Sofia, Berlin, Germany (2016)
Qualification Class in Cultural Management — Qualification class at the Cultural Management Academy, organised by Sofia Development Association, Goethe-Institute in Bulgaria, Sofia University, with the support of the Austrian Embassy, British Council, Czech Center, Cervantes Institute, French Institute, Polish Institute, Sofia, Bulgaria (2015—2016)
Postgraduate Qualification in Cultural Management — Regional Cultural Management Academy, organised by Sofia Development Association and Sofia University, South-West Region, Bulgaria (2013—2014)
Qualification class in Typography at The Graduate School, Washington DC, USA (2011)
Qualification class in Paleontology — Department of Paleobiology, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC, USA (2011)

Professional experience

Coordinator, Creative Europe Desk — Bulgaria, Culture Office, Sofia, Bulgaria (October 2021—present)
Cultural Manager, National Museum of Natural History, Sofia, Bulgaria (October 2021—present)
Chief Expert, Department of Culture at the Sofia Municipality, Sofia, Bulgaria (2019—2021)
Member of the Financial Aid Evaluation Committee (Mobility Program / Cultural Partnerships and Co-productions PrograM), Department of Culture at the Sofia Municipality, Sofia, Bulgaria (2017—2021)
Founder (2014) / Manager (2014—2018) / Art Director (2014—present) NO Studio Foundation, Sofia, Bulgaria
Graphic Designer / Type Designer / Visual Artist / Art Teacher, Self-employed, Sofia, Bulgaria (2006—present)
Event Manager, Bulgarian Book Association, Sofia, Bulgaria (2017—2018)
Chief Expert “Programmes and Projects”, National Culture Fund of Bulgaria at the Ministry of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria (2016—2017)

Publications


Karalambeva, N., 2021. Potential For Art-Science Collaborations In Bulgaria. — Art and Critique, 2 (2).

Karalambeva, N. 2019. Digital Arts and Elementary Particles. Artist Residencies at the CERN Laboratories. — Notabene, 43.


Exhibits


Participation in more than 30 exhibitions in Bulgaria and numerous international art exhibitions such as “The Paper in the Contemporary Art” (2015) exhibition at the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Paris, France, The International Student Exhibition “Transform”(2012) in Thessaloniki, Greece , The International Graphic Art Exhibition “Corpo Ex/Posto, De Portesio 2010” (2010) in Venice and Brescia, Italy, among others. (2006—2015)