Snejanka Mihaylova is a writer and artist working between philosophy, religion, publishing and performance. She holds a degree in philosophy of language and hermeneutics from the University of Florence, Italy, and a master’s degree in theatre studies from DasArts, Amsterdam.
In 2012, she was a resident at the Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht. Her work Theatre of Thought, for which she published an eponymous book, has been performed in several locations in Europe, including De Hallen in Haarlem (2011). In 2012 she published Practical Training in Thinking and led a seminar in dialogue with Mladen Dolar at the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. She has received commissions from If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want to Be Part of Your Revolution (Acoustic Thought, 2015) and Redcat Gallery, Los Angeles.
Her most recent performance work was presented at Art in General, New York, and Swimming Pool, Sofia. She has taught at the University of Lausanne, Documenta 14, the Sandberg Institute and the Dutch Art Institute. She is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Sofia ‘St. Kliment Ohridski”, where she teaches philosophy.
2022-2023 COOP study group ~ On Tradition - Future Ancestors 3: The Mother, The Archival and The Symbolic Order
2021-2022 COOP study group ~ On Tradition - Future Ancestors 2: Rurality and Law
2020-2021 COOP study group ~ On Tradition – Future Ancestors: let rhythm be your guiding light