Daniela Kostova is an interdisciplinary artist who works with video, performance, photography and installation. Her work addresses issues of geography and cultural representation, the production and crossing of socio-cultural borders, and the uneasy process of translation and communication.
Kostova has exhibited internationally in places such as: Sofia City Gallery, Bulgaria and Religare Art Gallery, New Delhi, India (2011), Antakya Biennale, Turkey and New Saxon Art Association, Dresden, Germany (2010), The State Central Museum of Contemporary History of Russia, Moscow, Russia (2009), KK Projects, New Orleans, LA (2009), Estacion Indianilla Museum, Mexico (2008), MAN Museum, Nuoro, Italy (2007), Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (2005), Centre d’art Contemporain, Geneva (2004), Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Torino (2004), Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel (2003), and others.
In 2000, Kostova received the International Art Award Onufri in Tirana, Albania. In 2002, she was an ArtsLink Residency fellow at the CIA, Cleveland, Ohio. In 2003, she was granted a Graduate Fellowship from the RPI, Rensselaer, NY where she later taught Intermediate Digital Imaging. In addition, she curated the BioArt Initiative--art & science project of the Arts Department and the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies at RPI. In 2011, she collaborated with Stanislava Georgieva to start Bulgariana Artists in America (BAA).
Kostova currently lives in NYC. She serves as Director of Curatorial Projects at Radiator Gallery and is a board member of CEC Artslink. She has an upcoming project in Vienna titled FUTURE DREAMING from May until October 2019.