The Art Today Association was established in 1997 as a nongovernmental organization. The activities of the ATA are situated in the The Ancient Bath (“Banya Starinna”), a unique monument of Turkish culture from the 16th century, which belongs to the Municipality of Plovdiv.
The aims and tasks of the ATA are
popularizing experimental forms of Bulgarian and international contemporary art in annual exhibitions, the annual Facade Video Festival and interventions in public spaces,
developing new audiences for contemporary arts, giving priority to pupils, students and young people
art mediation and educational activities for artists and the audience:
a library of contemporary art media with the focus on urban art, artist talks, workshops, interactive art and interventions
building up an archive of video artworks for research and further projects
and implementing a residence program.