ZEITGEIST19 HOSTS: ELIZABETH ZHIVKOVA & FARAH PIRIYE
Elizabeth is a cultural practitioner and environmental activist based between Milan, Italy and Sofia, Bulgaria. Much of her work is concerned with research and implementation of conscious creation and exploring new practices for positive change, focusing on natural preservation and empowering communities. In her multidisciplinary practice Elizabeth investigates in depth the healing powers of art and nature. Her main focus lays on mental wellbeing, eco-psychology and cultural genocide.
Founder of NOIR CATCHER.
Farah is an independent curator, art critic and researcher based in London, United Kingdom. Her curatorial practice focuses on transnational dialogues, and on the ways history, migration, memory, identity and other social forces have shaped modern realities. Her work aims to question dilemmas of borders and freedom through theoretical research and socially engaged art projects, while exploring connections between various disciplines in order to challenge conventional definitions and forms.