Iara Boubnova

BIOGRAPHY

Advisory Board member since 2016

Iara Boubnova, curator of contemporary art and art critic from Sofia, was born in Moscow, Russia, where she graduated from the Department of Art History and Theory of the Moscow State University. Since 1985 she has worked at the National Gallery for Foreign Art in Sofia as a Curator of the Department of East European Art and in the fall of 2013 was appointed Director i.a. by the Ministry of Culture. Since January 2015 she has also been the Deputy Director of the newly established National Gallery in Sofia and is responsible for the International collection of the institution. She is also the Founding Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia, which was established in 1995.