The Structures

The idea for this exhibition was conceived in 2010, when three of the exhibited works participated in the National Awards Allianz Bulgaria Competition, where he received a nomination. The complete series was first exhibited in December 2014, in the Schaumburg Prairie Center for the Arts. This is Iliyan's first solo exhibition in the United States.

Striped wrinkled curtain, black and white

Folding Structure I

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Wrinkled curtain, black and white

Folding Structure II

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Patterned wrinkled curtain, black and white

Folding Structure III

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A black-and-white structure of triangles and pyramid shapes laying down with light coming from above

A Structure Rises

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Structure of triangles and pyramid shapes that reminds of invading spaceships

Structure Invasion

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Pyramid triangle structure coming from the left pushing against light on the right

A Structure That Cannot Extinguish the Light

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A black-and-white structure of triangles and pyramid shapes laying down with light coming from above

Fallen Structure

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Black and white structure of pyramids - detail

Chaotic Structure

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Black-and white drawing of a leaf detail or a river flowing through barren land

Living Structure I

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Black-and white drawing of a leaf detail or a river flowing through barren land

Living Structure II

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Black-and white drawing of a leaf detail or a river flowing through barren land

Living Structure III

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A black-and-white structure of triangles and pyramids in the shape of whirlwind

Whirlstructure I

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A black-and-white structure of triangles and pyramids in the shape of whirlwind

Whirlstructure II

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A black-and-white structure of triangles and pyramids in the shape of whirlwind

Whirlstructure III

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Abstract black and white drawing of lines that resemble a wire fence

The Search

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Illegible mysterious writings and scribbles in calligraphy style

The Last Letter of
Suleiman III

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Black-and white drawing of a mysterious white structure or wire-like creature in a dark room

The Thing

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