The [a] cube gallery stands at 9 “Lyuben Karavelov” street in Sofia, an art space reimagined and meticulously renovated by architect Enil Enchev. Its focal point is the exploration and presentation of 21st-century contemporary art. This era, entwined with both digital and analog mediums, has expanded the horizons of creative expression in unprecedented ways. New media and forms of artistic communication emerge from this intricate convergence, offering avenues of expression unimaginable just a few decades ago.
In the dynamic landscape of modern technologies and social networking, individuals find themselves intricately connected yet sometimes paradoxically distanced. The once-distant aspects of the past are now within arm’s reach, while at times, still retaining an air of inaccessibility. Amidst this evolution, aesthetics remains a constant, a defining element in art that’s challenging for many and intrinsic for some. This steadfast principle forms the cornerstone of the curatorial vision at [a] cube – to discover and nurture emerging talents, shine a spotlight on established maestros, fortify cultural bonds with neighboring nations, and partake in international showcases to spotlight the best of Bulgaria’s vibrant art scene.
The name [a] cube carries several interpretations. “A” symbolizes various aspects, whether as a dimension, a measure of aesthetics stemming from the Greek Αισθητική, or simply as the representation of art. It could also signify the first letter of the alphabet, signifying a commencement, a journey’s outset. As for “cube,” within the realm of 3D modeling software, it stands as a fundamental primitive, the building block from which entire cities, universes, or even the human form can be crafted through myriad transformations. This duality of meaning encapsulates the essence of [a] cube – a space where art transcends boundaries, where creativity is both shaped and boundless.
Tuesday – Friday:
12:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. / 2:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Sunday: by appointment
Sofia, 9 Lyuben Karavelov St