Almagul Menlibeyeva’s educational background is in the Soviet Russian avant-garde school of Futurism, which she combines with a nomadic aesthetic of post-Soviet, contemporary Kazakhstan. She uses the medium of video and photography, and like to work with the notion of memory and reality. Her archaic atavism is interested in her video explorations in the Steppes and in post-Soviet Asia.
Almagul Menlibayeva’s recent notable exhibitions include The Union of Fire and Water at the 56th Venice Biennale (2015), Videozone at Ludwig Forum, Aachen (2014), 18thSydney Biennale (2012), 1st Kiev Biennale (2012), 4th Moscow Biennale (2011), 10thSharjah Biennale (2011), Unconditional Love at the 53rd Venice Biennale (2009), Time of the Storytellers at Kiasma Museum in Helsinki (2007), Central Asia Pavilion at the 52nd Venice Biennale (2007), Central Asia Pavilion at the 51st Venice Biennale (2005).
Salsali Private Museum
Sharjah Art Foundation