Nikola Mihov was born in Sofia in 1982. He graduated in Visual Arts and Photography at the New Bulgarian University in Sofia in 2011. In 2012 he published his first photo book Forget Your Past – communist-era monuments in Bulgaria. The book was selected among the best photobooks of the year by The British Journal of Photography and nominated for the Deutsche Börse Photography prize. Nikola is co-founder of the web platform for contemporary Bulgarian photography Bulgarian Photography Now (www.bulgarianphotographynow.com).