Marta Djourina (b. 1991) was born in Sofia, studied since 2009 at three of Berlin’s universities. Starting at the Humboldt University with Art History, she continued her studies with the focus on Art Theory and Technology at the Technical University Berlin and studies since 2012 at the University of the Arts with professors Pia Fries, Gregory Cumins and currently Christine Streuli. Djourina received a DAAD-Scholarship, graduated one semester at the Glasgow School of Art and won the photography competition PARIS X BERLIN. 2016 she received the recognition prize by the IBB (Investment Bank Berlin) given yearly for photography in cooperation with the foundation “Karl-Hofer” at the University of the Arts Berlin. Aside from this, her works have been shown in numerous exhibitions abroad including Greece, Scotland, Switzerland, Austria, Norway and a number of shows in Berlin. Part of her last exhibitions took place in Turin, at Kunstquartier Bethanien (Berlin) and Goethe Institute Sofia. In 2017/2018 Djourina was a scholarship holder of the Dorothea-Konwiarz Foundation, received recently a graduations scholarship by DAAD and a project financing of the collective FROON TIMMER, which Djourina is a founding member of. In November 2018 she was nominated for the Award for Young Art by Centre Bagatelle in Berlin and won a scholarship by Karl Hofer Foundation. In 2020 she was awarded with the Eberhard-Roters Scholarship in a cooperation between Berlinische Galerie – Museum für Moderne Kunst and the Foundation Preußische Seehandlung.