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TEAM & BOARDS

Fine Acts team
Yana Buhrer Tavanier, Executive Director
Pavel Kounchev, Special Projects Advisor
Ana Alexieva, Programs Director
Svetla Baeva, Campaigns Director
Petar Trifonov, Creative Producer
Valentina Dencheva, Community & Outreach Manager
Boyana Stoilova, Social Media Strategist
Iva Mechkunova, Project Coordinator
Nataliya Zhelyazkova, Operations Assistant
Elena Dimitrova, Accountant
Maria Lindeberg, Intern

Board of Trustees
Pavel Kounchev, co-founder, Chair of the Board
Yana Buhrer Tavanier, co-founder, Executive Director
Julie Freeman, co-founder, Member of the Board
Shoham Arad, TED Fellows Director,
Member of the Board
Maria Popova, founder The Marginalian,
Member of the Board

Advisory Board
Colleen Keegan
Esra'a Al Shafei
Rebecca Lichtenfeld
Safwat Saleem
Lars Jannick Johansen
Benedetta Berti
Alexander McLean
Gayle Karen Young
Arthur Steiner

Inaugural artist collective
Alicia Eggert, Safwat Saleem, Jon Lowenstein, Bahia Shehab, Laura Boushnak, Zena el Khalil, Christine Sun Kim, Candy Chang, Jorge Mañes Rubio, Allison Killing, Andrew Nemr, Anastasia Taylor-Lind, Constance Hockaday, Kiana Hayeri, Sahra Sandman, Joey Foster Ellis, Saeed Taji Farouky, Lee Mokobe, Uldus Bakhtiozina, Jost Franko, Daniela Candillari, Adital Ela, Eman Mohammed, Anita Doron, Sey Min, Sharmistha Ray, Nate Mook, Julie Freeman

Inaugural activist collective
Will Potter, Benedetta Berti, Esra'a Al Shafei, Alexander McLean, Nassim Assefi, Zena el Khalil, Aziz Abu Sarah, Andrew Bastawrous

PARTNERS & SUPPORTERS

Core donors
All our work happens because of the generous institutional support of Open Society Foundations and Sigrid Rausing Trust

Project donors
Open Society Policy Center, Active Citizens Fund, TED, European Cultural Foundation

Strategic partners & supporters
TED Countdown, TED Fellows, The Obama Foundation, hope-based comms, SiteGround, Goodtype, TaskForce/Into Action, Digital Art Factory

Project partners
TEDxJohannesburg, TEDxSadovoeRing, TEDxCalzadaDeLosHéroes, TEDxNapierBridge, TEDxTarragona, TEDxMontréal, TEDxVarese, TEDxBrighton, TEDxSãoPaulo, Bulgarian Center for Not-for-profit Law, Handplayed Productions, Goethe-Institut Bulgaria, Serdika Gallery, Glas Foundation, Loveguide.bg, iPrint, European Parliament in Bulgaria, Bulgarian Fund for Women, Credo Bonum Gallery, KO-OP Co-working & Art, Gifted Sofia, Daye, Brook, Kersnikova Institute, SINGA, Pogon, 3 137 Art Space, TILLT, Kanaal, The Social Tea House, There Is A Way Foundation

Patrons
Angel Ivanov, Renee Freedman, Shoham Arad, Vladimir Petkov, Yordan Zhechev, Mike Chernev, Peio Popov, Petar Bodurov, Amanda, Garo Marukyan, Nikolay Vasilev, Elena Akaliyska, Alex Dabi Zevi, Dimiter Dimitrov. Also, a huge thank you to all our individual donors through Paypal.

Friends
Reshape, TimeHeroes, Fiction Design, Peek Vision, Ploter, Raya Raeva, Mediacom, Studio Komplekt, Nia Kiryakova, Peio Popov, Martina Koleva, Diana Trifonova, Suzi Pomerantz, Marianne Craig, Emily Cushman

ARTISTS & CREATIVES

Artists, whom we commissioned in 2021
Anina Takeff, Gandhi Eka, Studio Punkt, Violeta Noy, Zofia Chamienia, Naufan Noordyanto, Anna Denardin, Federico Saez, Valeria Araya, Luisa Brando, Sebastian Aravena, Daria Lednova, Jordan Schiffer, Pati Matsushita, Asis Percales, Ashwin Chacko, Julija Peciukeviciute, Lily Kong, Silvana Pacheco, Alejandro Ortiz, Alina Papazova, Andra Badea, Joana Mundana, Laura Valdés González, Tetiana Korniichuk, Erica Borgato, Laura Mayer, Olga Mrozek, Tengwan Quek, Yeye Weller, Aadya Sharma, Burcu Koleli, Dajana Oroz, Hust Wilson, Cachetejack, Grace Fairley, Héctor Expósito, Ina Gouveia, Maryam Khaleghi, Sam Taylor, Yan Mikhelkis, Weronika Lis, Preeti Singh, Claudia Bambi, Karla Čurčinski, Wui Ling Phang, Victor Ynami, Mora Vieytes, Jal Reed, Holly St Clair, Teo Georgiev, Fátima Bravo, Loulou & Tummie, Gustaf Ö Hjalmars,, Ričards Znutiņš-Znutāns, Ed Dingli,, Pavel Fuksa, Kissi Ussuki, Luka Seme, Jessica Frascht, Daniel Triendl, Jan Vajsabel, Cecilia Castelli, Alina Marinescu, Daniela Yankova (Shadowschaser), k2rte, Berta Vallo, Sakina Saïdi, Adonis Papadopoulos, Sidsel Sørensen, Ena Jurov, Leena Kisonen, Rima Lyma, Jango Jim, Steve McCarthy, Vitto Valentinov, Stanislav Belovski, Nikolay Petrov-Glow, Venelin Shurelov, Alexandra Ramirez, Bojana Boncheva, Izabela Markova, Kristian Chalakov, Maria Krusteva, Marietta Todorova, Veronika Belcheva, Yasen Zgurovski, Zdravka Boudinova (Zdravolina), Carolyn Taylor, Thabang Lehobye, Mbulelo Nhlapo, Lethabo Huma, Rendani Nemakhavhani, Masha Shishova, Tanya Vino, Ruslana Mirzaalieva, Nikolai Senin, Katya Murysina, Tim Yarzhombek, Sasha Blosyak, Fugitiva, Joséko, Fabián Ruiz, Mister Lemonade, Sol, Ruy Muñoz, Zara Quesada, Sadhna Prasad, Satwik Gade, Sudarshan Devadoss, Devyani Mahadevan, Dheeraj Nanduri, Abishek Kalainjan, Pepe Serra, Miljana Tosic, Edu Polo, Alba Domingo, Manuel Moranta, Dani Pena, Namibia Coronado, Théo Le Roux, Olivia Yu, RoRo, Judith Villadiego Lachance, Puety, Moule, Raffaele Sabella, Francesca Milani, Marianna Tomaselli, Joey Guidone, Gio Pastori, Natàlia Brondani, Antonio Colomboni, Bea Maggipinto, Danny Noble, Katie Sollohub, Timothy Sax, Grant Cieciura, Simon Russel, Andrea Ebert, Joana Lira, Nando Zenari, Maria Eugenia, Nik Neves

Other art/creative professionals we worked with in 2021
Brooke Robinson (Goodtype), Oliver Jeffers, Bahia Shehab, Safwat Saleem, Bruno Giussani, Shiv Soin, Oblik Studio, Studio Punkt, Stefan Vartolomeev (Dev Craft), Boyana Petkova, Yana Lozeva, Nikoleta Aleksieva, Kameliya Velichkova, Mina Novakova, Kerstin Pohle, Mihail Novakov, Yana Dobrevska, Maria Sabotinova, Mira Yankova, Meg Handler, Dolly Meieran, Karolina Gembara, Michalina Kuczyńska, Rafał Milach, Dona Ann McAdams, Sandra-Lee Phipps, Meryl Levin, Paola Agosti, Natasha Dodge, Sara Grossman, Sav Rodgers, Gabriella Gomez-Mont