born in Sofia, Bulgaria. Lives and works in Paris, France

Among the other international prizes NINA Kovacheva is awarded

2002 -The 2002 UNESCO Prize for the Promotion of the Arts, Paris, France (together with Valentin Stefanoff)

    selected personal exhibition

  • 2016 - Gold and Nails / Galerie Heike Curtze und Petra Seiser / Vienna, Austria
  • 2015 - The Marriage of Heaven and Hell / Mus√©e d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Saint-Etienne, France / Saint-Etienne, France
  • 2012 - The Crying Game / Galerie Heike Cutrze, Vienna, Austria /
  • 2012 - Physics and Metaphysics of the Dark Spot / Arosita Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria /
  • 2010 - Surplus Enjoyment / Museum of Contemporary Art / Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2008 - Au-del√† du Visible, video installation / pont Alma / Paris, France
  • 2007 - Play for Two Hands and Black / facade of the National Academy of Fine Arts / Sofia,   ¬†Bulgaria
  • 2005 - Au-del√† de ce qui est visible / National Museum of Contemporary Art / Bucharest, Romunia
  • 2005 - Phases of Accumulation and Extraction¬†in a Limited Space / National Art Gallery / Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2004 - Au-del√† de ce qui est Visible / outdoor video installation / Paris, France
  • selected group exhibition

  • 2016 - Intrigantes Incertitudes / Mus√©e d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de St.√Čtienne / St.√Čtienne, France
  • 2015 - Why Graphics? Works from the Graphic Fund of the Sofia City Art Gallery / Sofia City Art Gallery / Bulgaria
  •   - Art for Chanage 1985-2015 / Sofia City Art Gallery / Sofia Bulgaria
  •   - Wahrheiten m√ľssen robust sein / Ausstellungsansicht Haus der Katholischen Kirche / Stuttgart, Germany
  •   - Reliqte – Reloaded / Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten / Graz, Austria
  • 2014 - The Collection. New Acquisitions 2012-2013 / Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia /
  • 2013 - Seelenw√§sche / Center for Art, Graz, Austria /
  • 2013 - Der Mann ‚Äď Nackt / Kulturstiftung Schloss Britz, Berlin, Germany /
  • 2012¬† - Why Duchamp? From object to museum and back / Sofia Arsenal Museum of Conteporary Art / Sofia, ¬† ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Bulgaria
  • 2012 - The Naked Man / Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz / Austria
  • 2012 - A Possible History. Bulgarian Art Through the Sofia City Art Gallery Collection / City Art Gallery / Sofia, Bulgaria
  • 2011 - Drawing in the Age of Fragility / Cabinet de Dessin, Solaris ‚Äď Fondatione delle Arti, / Parma, Italy
  • ¬†¬† - Promenade Project – Place Value in Contemporary Art / KogArt / Budapest, Hungary
  • 2010 - Close Encounter / - Jeju Museum of Art / South Korea
  • ¬†¬† - Central Europe Re-visited Nr.3 / Esterhazy Foundation / Austria
  • 2009 - Involvement / Galerie Heike Curtze / Berlin, Germany
  •     - Shortlist 2009, nominated artist / The Gaudenz B. Ruf Award /
  • 2008 - Shifting Identity / Li Space / Beijing, China
  • ¬†¬† - Mediation Biennale / National Museum / Poznan, Poland
  •    - Micro-Narratives / Mus√©e d`Art Moderne de St. Etienne / St. Etienne,France
  • ¬†¬†   - 4eme Biennial d‚ÄôArt Contemporain de Qu√©bec / / Qu√©bec , Canada
  •    - European Attitude / Zendai Museum of Modern Art / Shanghai, China
  • ¬†2007 - Micro-narratives / October Salon / Belgrade, Serbia
  •    - Art Project / Gallery Yvon Lambert / Paris, France
  •    - Face / ZONE Contemporary / New York, NY, USA
  • ¬† - Desire and Resistance Determine the Motion / Mus√©e d‚ÄôArt Moderne et Contemporain / Strasbourg, ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†  France
  • 2006 - Important Announcement / City Art Gallery / Sofia, Bulgaria
  • ¬†¬† - Phases of Accumulation and Extraction¬†in a Limited Space / Mus√©e d‚ÄôArt Moderne et Contemporain / ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†     Strasbourg, France
  • 2006 - Voiler/D√©voiler, Villa de Parc / Centre d`Art Contemporain / Annemasse, France
  • 2005 - Two Asias, Two Europes / Duolun MOMA / Shanghai, China
  • 2004 - Au-del√† de ce qui est Visible / Nuit Blanche / Paris, France
  •    - Cosmopolis, 0.039225 / Macedonian Museum of Art / Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 2003 - One, Several, Many Odyssey – video installation / The Museum of Cinema / Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 2002 - In the Out – video installation / 4th Biennial for Contemporary Art / Cetinie Montenegro
  • 2002 - My Beauty and My Beast / Mus√©e de l'Erotisme / Paris, France
  • 2000 - Book as object / The National Museum of Women in the Arts / Washington DC, USA

Works in the collections of:

European Investment Bank, Luxembourg; Esterhazy Foundation, Austria; Museum for New Arts, Detroit MI, USA; The French National Library, Paris, France; "Art Dialogue", Paris, France; National Museum of Women in Arts, Washington, US; Art in Motion collection, Austria; The National Art Gallery, Sofia; The City Art Gallery-Sofia: Other galleries and museums in Bulgaria; MTel Collection for Contemporary Art, Sofia, Bulgaria, many private collections