The Water Tower Art Fest

An artist-to-artist initiative, held in Sofia, Bulgaria since 2006. Our first venue was and still is an abandoned water tower in the district of Lozenets in Sofia.

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The Organization

We are a Non – governmental, non – profit, organization, working in the fields of art and culture, towards establishing collaborative connections with other international artists organizations and artists (creative people) themselves, with the aim of working with the means of art and cultural exchange, ideas, creating artistic communities, residencies with art for social change practices and art centers in Bulgaria as a base for free spiritual zones.

The goals of the organization are development of creative industries in the region, support for cultural diversity, development of regional cultural market, and support for mobility of people, ideas and works.

The NGO – IME has been established for the support of cultural production and cultural life in the Balkan region, as well as connecting the region with other parts of Europe and the World.

The NGO is consisting of creative independent people and as such small organization doesn’t have the ambition to play the vast role of personification of the BG culture, but simply collaborate in a creative ways dealing with cultural, social and other issues on national and international basis.