Raina Vlaskovska

born 1984, Sofia, Bulgaria, currently lives and works in Bergen, Norway.

http://rainavlaskovska.com/

http://obscurography.com/

EDUCATION

2014-2016

Master in Fine Art, Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway

2003-2007

Bachelor in Photography, National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts, Sofia, Bulgaria

1998-2003

NPGPF - National Vocational High School for Photography and Polygraphy, Sofia, Bulgaria

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013

13+1”, ambrotype portrait 4X5, Gallery Rubber - Sofia, Bulgaria

2012

Lensless Mind”, pinhole photographs, Gallery of Spish Artists, Spišská Nová Ves, Slovakia

Lensless Mind”, pinhole photographs, University of Presov, Slovakia

Lensless Mind”, pinhole photographs, Scientific Library in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia

2011

Lensless Mind”, pinhole photographs, Month of Photography in Bratislava, Slovakia

Lensless Mind”, pinhole photographs, International Meeting of Photography Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2010

Pinhole Photography, Water Tower in Sofia, Bulgaria

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

HEX, KHiB - MA Degree Show in Fine Art, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway

2015

FIELDWORK, Gallery Rom8, Bergen, Norway

Photography day 2015, Preus museum, Horten, Norway - Honorable Winner

"Fieldwork Bodø", Nordland Kultursenter, Bodø, Norway

"Passenger", Bergen Academy of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway

2014

Lensless Mind” and "Русе през камера обскура", pinhole photographs, Ruse Art Gallery, Ruse, Bulgaria

Women's Pinhole Photography”, Gallery Gawra in Raciborz, Poland

2013

V Polish Festival of Pinhole Photography - OFFO 2013

2012

20 photographers-20 years National Academy for Theatre and Film Arts in Sofia”, International Meeting of Photography Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Exhibition of photographic albums, International Meeting of Photography Plovdiv, Bulgaria

2011

Women in photography “Photography and imagination”, International meetings of photography, Plovdiv

Me, Monarch” - Exhibition of Self portraits taken through a Pinhole camera, Goa, India

Collaboration Exhibition Of Photograms, “Cognitive Dissonance”, Industrial 11 Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

Photographic Images”, National Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria

Canon Bulgaria - Picture of the year 2011”, National Art Gallery Sofia, Bulgaria

2010

Pinhole Exhibition, “Lux in Tenebris”, photo-house Ralica, Sofia, Bulgaria

Goa International Pinhole Photography Contest - Honorable Mention Winner

2009

III Polish Festival of Pinhole Photography - OFFO 2009

Lens Culture International Exposure Awards 2009 - Honorable Winners

Black & White Photography” in The Center for Fine Art, Fort Collins, CO - First place

2007

Ratts of the capital”, “Things No3”, Gallery Debut Sofia, Bulgaria

Pinhole Show, Rayko Photo Center, San Francisco, CA

Group Exhibition “We Are All Photographers Now!”, Musee de l'Elysee in Lausanne, Switzerland

PUBLICATION

Lens Culture in Editor's Picks, Autumn 2014

Time in a can solarigraphy project, catalogue 2013

Shots Magazine No 113

BLOOD BECOMES WATER, September 2010

Lens Culture Exposure Awards, catalogue 2009

File Magazine January 2009 Light Leaks Issue 6, 7 and 14

JPG Magazine Issue 9 and Issue 11

A5 Magazine Issue 5

F-Stop Magazine

Blur Magazine Issue 10 and Issue 12

WORKSHOPS

June 2014 Pinhole workshop (as a teacher) Ruse Art Gallery part of festival of urban culture "I, The City"

September 2013 PrintLab 7-9 / cyanotype and silk screen printing, Sofia, Bulgaria

April 2011 Pinhole presentation video for pinhole photography, Sofia, Bulgaria

MEMBER

FFF, Forbundet Frie Fotografer (Association for Fine Art Photographers Norway)