Boyan Manchev

Boyan Manchev is a philosopher, Professor at the New Bulgarian University and Guest Professor at Universität der Künste Berlin, Hollins University and Sofia University. He is also former Director of Program and Vice-President of the International College of Philosophy in Paris. His current research, which proposes the perspective of a radical materialism and dynamic ontology, is in the fields of ontology, philosophy of art and political philosophy. Manchev has lectured widely at European, American and Asian universities and cultural institutions. He has organised and/or collaborated in numerous projects, congresses and public forums dealing with philosophy, art and politics at the CIPh, EHESS, CNRS, Palais de Tokyo, CND (Paris), Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Volksbühne, FU, NBK (Berlin), IWM, MUMOK, Tanzquartier (Vienna), ZKM (Karlsruhe), Apexart, PS1 (New York), BAK (Utrecht), among others. He has debated and/or collaborated on different occasions with leading philosophers and cultural theorists from various generations; he has also participated as author, theorist, dramaturge or performer in theatre and contemporary dance project