Petko Tanchev is a visual artist and scenographer. He graduated SCENOGRAPHY of National Art Academy, Sofia in 2008 and a master's degree program DESIGN OF ORIGINAL VISUAL PERFORMANCE in 2010. He realized a number of stage design projects and video installations for theater performances in the country and actively participates in national and international festivals. He uses computer hardware and visual programming tools to create generative images, interactive systems, 3D animation and video. The virtual worlds Petko creates reconsider the aspects of the physical reality by adding a different meaning and content to it. He often works in the specifics of a particular space (site-specific). Some of his projects include interactive mapping projection for One Design Week CNNCTR, interactive installation for the Municipality of Plovdiv PLOVDIV TIMELINE, video installation BASILICA TESSERA in the Small Basilica in Plovdiv.
In 2016, he was curator of Creative Media Lab —a module for digital arts in the Night of Museums and Galleries Plovdiv. Currently he teaches TOOLS FOR VISUAL PROGRAMMING in MA DIGITAL ARTS at the National Art Academy—Sofia and works as a freelance video designer. Petko is always willing to experiment with new media and contemporary technology. Another his reincarnation is nemko-fi, VJ artist in audiovisual collective Melformator.
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