Svetlana Mircheva was born in 1976 in Kazanlak, Bulgaria, and lives and works in Sofia. She graduated from the National Academy of Arts in Sofia. In 2003, she attended Olafur Eliasson's summer class in IUAV, Venice, and in 2004 was awarded the International Media Art Award of SWR Baden Baden and ZKM, Karlsruhe, for her project, “Mistakes.” In 2010, Mircheva was one of the nominees for the BAZA award for young artists; in 2012, she was the Bulgarian nominee for the Henkel Art Award for East European Art. In 2015, Mircheva’s work was featured in the Focus Bulgaria, Variofocus exhibition at Vienna Contemporary.
Mircheva’s solo exhibitions include RANDOM SHOW at Vaska Emanouilova, Sofia (2011); POSSIBLE EXHIBITIONS at Nurture Art, New York (2012); 103 MISTAKES at Un Cabinet D'Amateur, Sofia (2012); and IMAGES OF THE WORD at Un Cabinet D'Amateur, Sofia (2014).