Bulgarian Commissioner for Venice Art Biennale Attends Meeting with Pope Francis

Bulgarian Commissioner for Venice Art Biennale Attends Meeting with Pope Francis

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The Bulgarian commissioner for the 60th Venice Art Biennale, Nadezhda Dzhakova, was among a selected few to meet with Pope Francis while he was visiting this major forum of contemporary art. Dzhakova was accompanied by Lilia Topouzova, one of the artists who created The Neighbours, an interactive multimedia installation displayed at the Biennale, the project team said on Sunday, CE Report quotes BTA

Francis became the first pontiff to visit the biennial event. This was his first trip outside Rome since September 2023 and was followed with great interest. The visit clearly demonstrated the desire of the Catholic Church to maintain fruitful and close dialogue with the world of art and culture, according to Chiara Parisi, curator for the Holy See pavilion at the Biennale, who was quoted by AFP.

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