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25th Gabrovo Biennial of Humor and Satire in Art. Оpening program

The exhibition opening and awards ceremony will take place on May 20, 2022 at 7pm in the Museum of Humor and Satire - Gabrovo, and the opening events last until May 24. Be sure to save these dates on your calendar!

Main events in the program 18 – 24 May

Information on the full program of the opening days follows here

May 18th

18:30, Goethe Institute, Sofia

Opening of а parallel leg of the curated exhibition Sensitivity Training

Curator: Olav Westphalen 

May 20th Museum of Humor and Satire, Gabrovo 7pm - Official opening of the exhibitions and awarding of the winners, Biennial tour and DJ party with ANNNA and Vasil Vladimirov 

May 21st - Gabrovo 18:30 - 20:30 Cоt Dodi - Gad Dodi (It Is What It Is) - carnival procession

May 23rd - Museum of Humor and Satire, Gabrovo

17 :00, Climate crisis: art and activism

Lecture by art historians Teodora Konstantinova and Radoslav Mehandjiyski, creators of the Art and Culture Today platform for contemporary art and culture.

The visual narrative will reveal to the audience some of the most exciting contemporary art projects dedicated to nature and our interaction with it. 

May 24th Museum of Humor and Satire, Gabrovo 12:00 - 18:00

Ritual Gatherings Festival & Forum Day Party - In addition to a lot of music, the day party will include a lecture on ecological activities.

May 18, 19 and 21st

20:30 - Waste Depot, Gabrovo

Premiere of the dance-theater performance The Last Sunset

The 25th Gabrovo Biennial is held from May 20 to September 30, 2022. Guests of the Museum of Humor and Satire will see two juried exhibitions - one for cartoon and one for contemporary art, as well as the exhibition Sensitivity Training, curated by Olav Westphalen. During the Biennial there will be a rich program of accompanying events in partnership with some of the leading environmental organizations in Bulgaria, some of which will be held at the Museum, others in different parts of the country.

Follow the accompanying program at:

Facebook page of the Biennial

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The 25th Gabrovo Biennial of Humor and Satire in Art is organized by the Museum of Humor and Satire with the support of the Municipality of Gabrovo and the Ministry of Culture.