Boris Anev

Boris Anev
Artist photographer

Born 18 September 1947. Lives in Sofia, Bulgaria

Since 1989, he is a manager of “FOK-Anevi” fashion and advertising agency.


1977 – “Winter in Shiroka laka

1978 – Exhibition on free theme held in Community center of Shiroka laka

1983 – “Strandja-Sakar – Republic of Youth” held in Capital Youth Center

1984 – “Strandja-Sakar” held in Young Public Theatre

1987 – Exhibition of AGROKOMPLEKT company, Arabian cultural center, Hasake, Syria

1998 – “Living on the Stage” – a photo story about the actors of the Young Public Theatre

1999 – On the occasion of 30th anniversary of the establishment of the Musical Weeks in Sofia Festival – an exhibition in The French
Institute for Culture in Sofia

1999 – “30 years of Musical Weeks in Sofia Festival” – an exhibition in the Parliament members’ Club in the House of Parliament

2000 – “Voices Through the Ether” – an exhibition on the 7th anniversary of DARIC radio showed in the DARIC RADIO building

2000 – “What is This Country” – an exhibition in the Central Library of Sofia

2001 – “Bulgarian Spiritual Heritage” – an exhibition showed at “St Mary’ Canopy” temple crypt in Sofia

2002 – “Bulgarian Hearth Home” – a co production exhibition with Kamen Stefanov, a photographer and journalist, showed in Bulgarian
Architects’ Central House, Sofia
– “Interior Art Design” – 15 photographic spots of Bulgarian traditional interiors, showed in ELECTROIMPEX building

2003 -“The Bulgarian women” – Central Military Club in Sofia

2004 -“The Bulgarians handicrafts” – hotel “Hilton” in Sofia

2005 – “Visit Bulgaria” – hotel “Hilton” in Sofia
– Photos from Bulgaria, size 55/50cm, exhibited in Hotel complex “Kedar”, Dolna Bania

2006 – “Heritage” – National Palace of Culture, Sofia

2008 – “The Danube Riverside“- showed in Bulgarian Architects’ Central House, Sofia


In newspapers:


Publishing houses:
“SEPTEMVRI”, “FEGEA” – Belgium, “ARTICOLATA” – Germany, “SHILIAP” – Spain, “ATLAS STIL”

“A Hearth of enlightenment for 100 years” – P&P SLAVEIKOVI PUBLISHING HOUSE – January 1999 – photos and reproductions, give up to 100th anniversary of “Graf Ignatiev” school, Sofia
“DARIC RADIO – YEARS OF LIVE”, photos, give up to 10th anniversary of DARIC radio

Photo CDs:
“101 photographs from Bulgaria”
“101 photographs from Sofia”
“What is this country”
“The Bulgarian handicrafts”
“Bulgarian hearth home”


Pieces of art reproducing, descriptive and reportage photography, architecture, portrait, macro photography

Since 1970 year Boris Anev took part in a number of regional and national exhibitions. Private houses in Bulgaria, Italy, Portugal, Canada, Australia, USA possess his photographic works.

Boris Anev’s main interests are in revealing typical features of Bulgarian customs, tradition and heritage by the means of photography. He works on restoration of old photographic pieces and hence on renewing family and historical memory.

He traces back on variety of events and processes making chronological series on subjects and places.