Confised communication II: postrealism - a solo exhibition by Georgi Iankov

Artist bio


Georgi Iankov was born in Sofia in 1964. In 1990 he graduated from the National Academy of Arts majoring in “Poster” and five years later he is invited as an assistant in the same department. In 2003 he becomes associate professor and since 2010 he is a professor majoring in “Poster” in department “Poser and visual communication.” As of January 2020 he is Rector of the National Academy of Art.


Iankov has worked in advertising for over twenty years and is the author of many publicity campaigns and videos. He also operates in various fields of the visual arts – poster, graphic design, object, installation and more. He is a member of the Graphic Design section of the Union of Bulgarian Artist. Iankov is also co-founder and chairman of New Visual International Group.


Goergi Iankov has participated in numerous forums connected to poster art and design including: The International Triennial of Stage Poster – Sofia, International Biennale of Humor and Satire - Gabrovo; Human Rights Day Exhibition, Palace of Nations - Geneva; Exhibition of the Bulgarian poster – Basel. Together with with Prof. Nikolay Mladenov Yankov participated in the project Poetry on the Wall - Embassy of Austria in Sofia. Other exhibitions include Law and Justice Exhibition - Potsdam, Tunisia, Munich, Dusseldorf, Berlin, 2014, Cultural Institute, London; “I Love This Movie,” Casa Del Cinema - Rome, So Independent - New York. Accompanying program of the 56th Venice Biennale, Imago Mundi: Map of the New Art, Luciano; Benetton Collection, Giorgio Chini Foundation - Venice 2015; Grayscale - Serbia, Contemporary Bulgarian Humorous Poster - Austria.


He has won numerous awards for graphic design and held seven solo exhibitions.