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Jivko Darakchiev

  • Nationality: Bulharsko
  • E-mail: myjivko@gmail.com
  • Profession: Director, Other
  • Institution: Freelancer – www.jivko.org
  • Attending: 26.10.2017 - 28.10.2017

Jivko Darakchiev is a visual artist currently based in Paris. He lived in New York for 17 years where he finished his studies at New York University's Tisch, School for the arts. In 2013, he completed Le Fresnoy, a post diploma program in northern France. In parallel to his film practice, he participates in creative workshops in various establishments. His work has been presented in international film festivals and galleries as well as broadcast on Arte (the French-German arts and culture TV channel). Jivko is a laureate of the French Institute’s “Hors les Murs” grant for his ethnofiction film Popfolk, co-directed with Perrine Gamot.