Boryana Rossa

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Boryana Rossa
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BornBoryana Dragoeva
OccupationArtist, Filmmaker, Educator
Alma materRensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Ph.D), National Center for the Arts in Sofia, Bulgaria (M.A.)[1]
GenrePerformance Art, BioArt, Video Art

Boryana Rossa (born 1972) is a Bulgarian interdisciplinary artist and curator making performance art, video and photographic work.[2][3]

Her artwork has been exhibited at the National Gallery of Fine Arts in Sofia,[4] Goethe Institute,[5] the Moscow Biennial,[4] the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum,[6] Exit Art,[4] Biennial for Electronic Art in Perth,[4] and Foundation for Art and Creative Technologies in Liverpool.[4] Rossa frequently collaborates with artist and filmmaker Oleg Mavromati, often under the title Ultrafuturo - an art collective started in 2004.[7] She has been awarded the Gaudenz B. Ruf Award for New Bulgarian Art,[8] the Essential Reading for Art Writers Award from the Institute of Contemporary Art in Sofia,[9] and a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in 2014[10] in Digital/Electronic Arts.

She is currently an Assistant Professor of Transmedia at Syracuse University.[8]


  1. ^ "Boryana Dragoeva (Rossa)". Syracuse University: Faculty & Staff. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  2. ^ "FACT Artist: Boryana Rossa". FACT UK. Archived from the original on 7 March 2016. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  3. ^ "Exhibitions: Global Feminisms". Brooklyn Museum. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  4. ^ a b c d e Kosmala, Katarzyna (2014). Sexing the Border: Gender, Art and New Media in Central and Eastern Europe. Cambridge Scholars Publishing. p. 257. ISBN 1-4438-6785-3.
  5. ^ "Boryana Rossa & Oleg Mavromatti". Goethe Institute. Retrieved 12 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art: Feminist Art Base: Boryana D Rossa". Brooklyn Museum Feminist Art Base. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  7. ^ Galperina, Marina (10 September 2012). "Artist's Notebook: Ultrafuturo". Animal NY. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  8. ^ a b "Amazon Armour". Gaudenz B-Ruf Award. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  9. ^ "Art Writers Award for 2012". Institute for Contemporary Art Sofia. Retrieved 10 March 2015.
  10. ^ "NYFA Proudly Announces the 2014 Artists' Fellowships Awardees". New York Foundation for the Arts. Retrieved 10 March 2015.