180° - laboratory for innovative art Festival 2022 - 9th edition

23 Jul 2022 - 29 Jul 2022

Sofia, Bulgaria

Last updated: 07 Apr 2022
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180° - laboratory for innovative art is a seven-day event that brings together European and international artists from the fields of contemporary classical music, electronic music, contemporary dance, visual arts, experimental theatre and architecture with the main objective to challenge them to debate, ideate and experiment despite their widely different mediums and to go beyond their own social background, artistic and physical borders. We are proud to have built a rich artistic network and have fostered collaborations still in existence today.

Within the history of art, most artists have experienced a constant struggle with one of its main questions - “Are we making art or a product?”. Nowadays we are surrounded by various formats created according to certain society-determined criteria in order to easily fit into labels and categories. Often those criteria are forcing us to change the artistic vision in order to fit in those categories and we ask ourselves “What would give brighter popularity or sell more?” rather than taking a risk with an innovative idea. We strongly believe that the key to advancement comes from the risk takers and this is why we provide our artists with an environment that allows them to explore and go outside of the box.

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Practical info

Pricerange per day
Free
Main target group
12 - 16 y/o , 16 - 25 y/o , 25 - 50 y/o , Above 50 y/o
Surroundings
City center , Suburbs
Average attendence per day
500 to 2000 attendees
Art disciplines
Architecture , Contemporary Dance , Interdisciplinary , Music , Theater