Viktoria Draganova is a curator and writer living between Frankfurt am Main and Sofia. In 2014, she founded Swimming Pool, a non-profit project space in Sofia focused on artistic and curatorial research, collaborative approaches, art education and art community politics. Her personal research relates to present and future of micro organizations and institutional inventiveness. Since 2020, she participates in several working groups on promoting social and structural support for art workers and independent organizations in Bulgaria, as well as she is co-founding member of the Visual Arts Initiative. Outside Swimming Pool, she has worked with Städel Museum and Schirn Kunsthalle (both Frankfurt am Main) and curated projects at David Dale Gallery, Glasgow, Art in General, New York and Futura (Prague). Viktoria writes for research publications, artists’ catalogues and art magazines, her texts have appeared in Badland, Echo Gone Wrong, Flash Art International, Frieze, Mousse magazine and СВЕМА. Viktoria has studied law and holds a degree in law and PhD in legal history.