Razklon

Shaun C. Badham produced paper briquettes that are stacked cylindrically in the shape of a water well. At the end of the exhibition, the briquette well will be set alight for warmth facilitating group conversation and congregation. For more info, see our catalogue!

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21/10/21

Residency

Welcome to artists Lisa Smithson & Lee McDonald! They are here to pilot our new self-guided residency programme and work on their projects until 10 November. The image shows Lisa exploring the landscape with her trumpet. The pilot runs for one year. Interested? Contact us!

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19/10/21

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Cannot travel? Send your work on a residency! The Razklon Gallery offers artists the opportunity to show their work among hills, fields and forests, next to a dusty road where local cows make their daily trip to their pastures. See Razklon for more info!

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09/09/21

Razklon

Our summer exhibition is up! All the way from New Zealand, artist Taarn Scott mailed us stones that are combined with local rocks to form her work Guide. The piece celebrates the remote nature of both the gallery and New Zealand. See our catalogue for more info!

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04/07/21

Razklon

Now showing: Държиш Хитра Вода (You Hold Smart Water) by Maya Simkin and Titus Wonsey. 

                              It is decidedly so — The                             Waters are always making ... 

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21/05/21

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We just opened exhibition no. 10! Showing: Dóri Lázár’s Wicked Weather Forecast, 2020. ‘The weather is cool. It will be like this, around the same temperature. Then it will be a bit different.’ Visit our catalogue for more info and pictures.

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24/04/21

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Laplace's Demon by Richard Zeiss presents a painting in a jar, entitled Hypothesis I (Painting in a Jar). This work is in stasis, a hypothesis, for anyone to take out and reassemble, possibly improve it – or leave it forever in its current state. Visit our catalogue for more info and pictures.

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29/03/21

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Now showing: artist Victoria Marchenkova transformed the Razklon Gallery into a bright golden road sign. Accompanying the sunny, spring-like weather surrounding the gallery, Victoria's The Golden Sign to Tsarino warms the way. Visit our catalogue to find out more!

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27/02/21

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Now showing: The personification of non-existence by Asa Palenga. This multi-layered 'sanctuary for silence' shields an empty vacuum to welcome pure silence — vulnerable to the presence of an audience —  inside its pressurised core. Visit our catalogue to see the images!

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30/01/21

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Artist Asa Palenga came by to install his work The personification of non-existence himself, with the assistance of his colleague Kana Trzcińska. Due to heavy snowfall, the artwork had to be transported from Tsarino to the Razklon Gallery by sledge. What a journey!

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28/01/21

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Now showing: Charlotte Mumm made a sculpture with dichroic glass discs connected to a wooden construction. The glass has special micro-coating, allowing colours and transparency to shift depending on light conditions and point of view. Visit our catalogue to see more!

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02/01/21

Workshop

Our newest addition to the outdoor/indoor workshop: a mobile DIY foam cutter running off a car battery. The metal string heats up and melts through styrofoam board in various thicknesses.

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23/12/20

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Now showing: Hetty Rietveld wrote a haiku for the Razklon Gallery and calligraphed it with ink and brush. Written on a Dutch winter's day, it fits in particularly well with the December landscape around Tsarino. Visit our catalogue to see more!

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04/12/20

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Our new show Sanctuary, consisting of four paintings by Kristina Zimbakova on handmade wood-inhabiting fungi paper, aspires to raise awareness for the conservation of these fascinating but often overlooked organisms. Visit our catalogue to see more!

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07/11/20

Furniture

Three renovated chairs, ready to be painted! They were taken apart and put back together so we can sit down comfortably into the next decade.

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05/11/20

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Ayumi Adachi's work has attracted its first visitors! Setsuna 刹那 transforms individual drawings into a three-dimensional object, representing the interweaving of events happening each setsuna or ‘ksana’ of 0.013 sec. Visit our catalogue to find out more.

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10/10/20

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The Razklon Gallery's summer exhibition Stop.Drop.Roll (2020) by Stephanie Paine is now on view! Using intentional photodegradation by UV-light, the work will slowly change shape under the influence of the sun until 08/10/20. See our catalogue for more info.

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06/07/20

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The Razklon Gallery is now officially open! Watch the reveal here. Miná Minov is showing his work Cheapest trophy from the local trophy shop (2012 - 2020) until 03/07/20. Visit our catalogue for more information and pictures.

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06/06/20

Furniture

Our first furniture experiment using materials from the village instead of locally bought pinewood. We salvaged old beams and planks (oak and beech) from a collapsed house to make a small wooden table for the L-shape, modelled after original tables found in Tsarino.

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04/06/20

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Due to COVID-19, we have had to delay the official opening of our new exhibition space. However, we are now accepting proposals! The Razklon Gallery will open in June. This way, we hope to continue functioning as an art platform, hosting artists from all around the world.

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12/05/20

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Finished! The showcase is called Pазклон Галерия/Razklon Gallery, ‘razklon’ meaning 'split' in Bulgarian. The official opening will take place in March and we will soon release an open call for work to be shown in the showcase this year. For more info, see Razklon.

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14/02/20

L-shape

We also gave this room a ceiling, and we fixed the holes. To keep the original wall decoration intact, we only painted the renovated parts. Stay tuned! Spoiler alert: there will be furniture.

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10/02/20

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Recently completed welding the showcase and putting in the glass! It is now ready for transport to its final destination.

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04/02/20

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Almost done building the stone base! It is built according to traditional methods, resembling the characteristic stone structures that can be found throughout the region, e.g. in houses or walls.

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20/01/20

L-shape

This room now features a well-needed ceiling and freshly painted walls. We used the traditional technique of mixing lime with water and applying it with a broom.

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18/01/20

L-shape

We gave this room a new wooden floor to add to the warmth of its exposed clay walls.

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18/01/20

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We are busy building a small showcase, situated by a fork in the road between Chorbadzhijsko and Tsarino. We will use these black flint stones to incorporate signage into the sides of its base, indicating the direction to the three villages connected by the road: В, Ч, and Ц.

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11/01/20

L-shape

We are busy renovating the interior of the infamous L-shaped house! As a premature finishing touch (we aren’t finished yet) we also did some fresh exterior detailing.

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07/01/20

Construction

Construction work was recently completed on the restoration of a large house in the heart of the village, using traditional building methods and materials such as oak wood and natural stones.

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22/12/19

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