A storyteller at heart, he uses humor and absurdity to push back against societal norms and formal institutions. Although he is known for his whimsical approach to art, Nedko Solakov’s work explores the realities of contemporary life while also questioning them.
« You, viewer, are part of an audience which is not so important to my career; therefore, it is not appropriate for me
to exhibit something more substantial here. »
His well-known piece, 99 Fears, uses dark humor to examine his own fears and worries such as AIDS, plane crashes, and writer’s block. He has participated in exhibitions in Europe, Japan, and the United States including at the Tate Modern in London and the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. (Artist website
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