The Fridge


The fridge was created in 2009 by Ivana Nencheva and Natalia Lenz in Sofia as an independent contemporary art space. Since then, the organization has been actively involved in the promotion and development of the contemporary art scene and the new generation of artists in the country.  

Over the years, the fridge has established itself as a sustainable platform for experimental creative processes and. It’s activities are dedicated to the organization of debut performances of young artists, local and visiting projects, resident programs for curators and artists. It acts in the direction of education, research and dissemination of new methods and techniques from various fields of contemporary art and theory.  

Organizer of series of exhibitions within the project “Action Plan # 1, # 2, # 3 2014-2017. Other key initiatives of the organization are the projects "Do you understand me? I understand you! "2015 and" Multipolis - Images of the City "2016 - 2017. Co-organizer of the Sofia Queer Forum - 2012, International Festival of Glass - 2010 and others.  

The association actively cooperates with institutions, non-governmental organizations, artists, theorists and curators from the country and abroad.  

The fridge develops contemporary models and practices in the implementation of its projects and presents them to specialized and general audiences, to local and international ones. A large part of the organization's activities are in Sofia but includes projects and presentations in other cities in the country and abroad.  

The fridge activity is funded entirely by donations of the founders and project funding.


Pavel Naydenov

In the Shadow of Pleasure, 2017.



  • Photographer: Geo Kalev

  • Description: Group exhibition in the frame of the project “Multipolis – Images of the City” (Fragments and more)
    Curator: Stefka Tsaneva
    Sofia City Art Gallery

Stela Vasileva

5 Boxes, 2015.



  • Photographer: Kolyo Bozakov

Natalia Jordanova

Hyper self - you are she, we are she, 2015.



  • Photographer: Natalia Jordanova

  • Description: Exhibition in the frame of the project Plan for action 2

Rayna Teneva




  • Photographer: Rayna Teneva

  • Description: Exhibition in the frame of the project Plan for action 2

Pavel Naydenov

Peeping Toms and Jerries, 2018.



  • Photographer: Radina Gancheva

  • Description: Curator: Stefka Tsaneva
    Exhibition in the frame of Sofia Pride Arts
    May 29th - June 10th

Michaela Lakova

A manuscript of erasure, 2017.

Video installation


  • Photographer: Michaela Lakova

  • Description: Exhibition in the frame of the project Plan for Action # 3