Menlibayeva A.

Photographie, vidéo

Née au Kazakhstan, Menlibayeva Almagul vit en Allemagne et au Kazakhstan.

Elle travaille en collaboration avec l’artiste sonore et compositeur OMFO (German Popov, Amsterdam).


1987 –1992 : Academy of Art and Theatre, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Récompenses :

– Main Award, KINO DER KUNST in the International Film Competition, Munich, Germany

– KfW Audience Award, Videonale 13, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
– Open Society Institute Budapest, Art and Culture Network Program Grant

Prize de la Nuit Award for Exodus at the 8th International Festival Signes de Nuit, Paris

Gold Tambourine Prize: Video Art, 1st Prize, Golden Drum International Video Festival, Hanti-Mansiisk, Russia

– Sacred Places of Kazakhstan, 3rd Prize, Center of Contemporary Art, Soros Foundation, Kazakhstan

– First Video Festival, 2nd Prize, Center of Contemporary Art, Soros Foundation, Kazakhstan
TARLAN, Клуб меценатов Казахстана, an independent prize of Kazakhstan

Asia Art, Grand Prix, Second Biennial of Central Asia, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
DARIN, the state Grand Prix for artists, Kazakhstan

Sélection d’expositions personnelles

– Solo show, Yay gallery, Baku, Azerbaijan (upcoming September)

Transoxiana Dreams, Videozone, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany

– Empire of the Memory, Ethnographic Museum, Warsaw, Poland
– An Odd tor the Wastelands and Gulags, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria

– Daughters of Turan, Casal Solleric, La Palma De Mallorca, Spain

– Exodus, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
– Les rêves perdus d’Aral, Galerie Albert Benamou, Paris, France
– Transoxiana Dreams, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY
– My Silk Road to you, Tengri-Umai Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

– Lonely at the Top, Europe at large #6 (Refrains from the Wasteland), Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst (M HKA), Antwerp, Belgium
– Daughters of Turan, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY

– Exodus,Tengri-Umai Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan
– Kurban, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY

– Kissing Totems, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, NY

– On the Road, Galerie Davide Gallo, Berlin, Germany;

Sélection d’expositions collectives récentes

– Collection of Huma Kabakcı , Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey ( 23rd Feb-1st May 2016);

– Elective Affinities, curated by Viktor Misiano, National Centre for Contemporary Art ( NCCA), Moscow, Russia
– How to gather? Acting in a Center in a City in the Heart of the Island of Eurasia, curated by Bart De Baere, Defne Ayas, Nicolaus Schafhausen, commissioner Joseph Backstein, 6th Moscow Biennial, Moscow, Russia;
Union of the Fire and Water, curated by Suad Garaeva commissioned by Yarat Founadtion, 56 th Venice Biennale, Italy; Fairy Tales, Utopian Days, Museum of Contemporary Art in Taipei, Taiwan;
LINE, curated by Basak Senova, Art Rooms, Cyprus, Turkey;

Life as a Legend , a group show of Contemporary Art Kazakhstan, curated by Dimitry Konstantinidis, Daria Evdokimova, Estelle Pietzyk, Museum of Contemporary Art Strasbourg, France;
Prologue Exhibition of Honolulu Biennial, curated by Koan Jeff Baysa and IsabellaEllaheh Hughes, Hawaii, USA
Color of Pomergranates, 90th year anniversary of the birth of S.Paradjanov, curated by Darya Khan, State gallery Solyanka, Moscow, Russia
Threads, curated by Mirijam Westen,  Museum of Contemporay Art Arnhem, Netherlands
Changing Worlds: Contemporary Art from Central Asia, Singapore Art Stage 2014, curated by Charles Merewether, Singapore

Lost to the Future: Contemporary Art from Central Asia, curated by Charles Merewether, Lassale College of Arts, Singapore, Singapore
Film Program Media Art Lab, 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Manege, Russia
A Sense of Place, Wellin Museum, Hamilton, New York
– Screening of “Transoxiana Dreams” at MoMA PS1 as part of EXPO 1: New York
– Projects Art and Science focusing on the concept of IDENTITY lecture and exhibition with participation Vito Acconci, Ori Gersht, Almagul Menlibayeva, scientists Vittorio Gallese (neuroscientist specialist in mirror neurons and social brain) Gustavo Pietropolli Charmet (psychiatrist specialist in adolescence) and Luc Montagnier (Nobel Prize Winner for the HIV Virus and on the run for asecond Nobel Prize for teletransportation of DNA), Madre Museum of Contemporary Art, Napoli,Italy
– KINO DER KUNST, International film festival, Munich, Germany
– Female Power. Matriarchy, Spirituality & Utopia, Museum of Modern Kunst, Arnhem, Holland (March 2 – May 19, 2013)
– Talk and screening with conversation with Susanne M. Winterling at the Conference Winter-Central Asian Pavilion 55th Venice Biennale, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo,Norway
– The Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

– The 7th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT7) Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) & Queensland Art Gallery (QAG)
– One Sixth of the Earth, Ecologies of Image, ZKM- Zentrum fuer Kunst und Medien Technologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
– ContemporaryArt from Kazakhstan, project of Marat Guelman,curator Nailya Allachverdieva, gallery Cultural Allianz, Center of Contemporary Art in Vinzavod, Moscow, Russia
– III International Biennale of Contemporary Art „Moya Yurga“, Khanty Mansiysk Biennale,Russia
– Contemporary Video Art, Videonale-Donetsk, Donetsk, Ukraine
– Nomadic Art Camp, Center of ContemporaryArt Bishkek, Bishkek State Museum, Kyrgyzstan
– 18th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia; Lightness & Gravity: Contemporary Works from the Collection, Queensland Art Gallery Foundation Grant Collection: Queensland ArtGallery, Brisbane, Australia
– Off the Beaten Path: Women, Art and Violence, Redline, Denver, Colorado, USA
– The Bride’s Face, PERMM Museum of Contemporary Art, Perm, Russia; Double Vision, Motorenhalle, Center for Contemporary Art Dresden, German
– Colors of the Oasis, Seattle Asian Art Museum (SAAM) Seattle, USA
– Ultra Memory, curated by Jerome Nivet-Carzon, Palace of the Independency, Astana, Kazakhstan
– Aftermath, curated by Basak Senova, Akbank Art Center, Istanbul, Turkey
– Ecologies of Image, cirated by Marc Nash,MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Spain
– Paganism, curated by Martin Schibli, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden
– East is West: Three Women Artist, LASALLE College of Arts – ICA Singapore, Singapore

– The 6thTashkent Biennial, Tashkent, Uzbekistan
Off the Beaten Path: Women, Art and Violence, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts; Newcomb Gallery, Tulane University; and Prospect.2 Biennial, New Orleans, USA
– 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Between Heaven and Earth: Contemporary Art from the Centre of Asia, Calvert22, London, UK
Expanded Cinema, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
Off the Beaten Path: Women, Art and Violence, the Global Health Odyssey Museum, Atlanta, GA
Video Re: View Festival as part of Videonale 13, BWA Contemporary Art Gallery, Katowice, Poland
COLLECTION XXVII: East from 4° 24’, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst (MHKA), Antwerp, Belgium
Videonale 13, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Plot for a Biennial, Sharjah Biennial 10, Sharjah, UAE
Off the Beaten Path: Women, Art and Violence, the Chicago Cultural Center, IL, USA

21st Century: Art in the First Decade, Queensland Art Gallery,Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia Mother, Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten, Graz, Austria
Tarjama/Translation, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Off the Beaten Path: Women, Art and Violence, El Cubo-Tijuana Cultural Center,Tijuana, Mexico
– the Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City, Mexico

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E.CITÉ – ALMATY / KAZAKHSTAN : LA VIE EST UNE LÉGENDE : 6 décembre 2014 -8 mars 2015