Almagul Menlibayeva


presented by Priska C. Juschka Fine Art

Born 1969 in Kazakhstan

Almagul Menlibayeva was born in Almaty, Kazakhstan, lives and works in Amsterdam and Berlin and holds an MFA from the Art & Theatre University of Almaty.

She has gained international recognition exhibiting at the Sydney Biennial of Contemporary Art (2006); the Oberhausen Film Festival, Germany (2009, 2010); the 51st 52nd & 53rd Venice Biennale (2005, 2007, 2009); and Tarjama/Translation at the Queens Museum of Art (2009) traveling to the Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Ithaca, NY (2010). Menlibayeva’s video Kissing Totems  screened in the Art Works for Change exhibition Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women, and Art, at the Stenersen Museum, Oslo, (2009); University of California, San Diego, CA (2009); El Cubo-Tijuana Cultural Center, Tijuana, Mexico (2010); and forthcoming, the Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City, (2010); the Chicago Cultural Center, IL (2011); and the Global Health Odyssey Museum, Atlanta, GA (2012).

Menlibayeva has been invited to participate in the Santiago International Film Festival in Santiago, Chile in August, 2010. The unique SANFIC6 sectionShoot the Shooter will screen Menlibayeva's entire body of video work to date in the capital's major cinemas along with a supporting program of talks and workshops. 

Almagul Menlibayeva, Madonna of the Great Steppes, 2010, lambda print mounted on alu-dibond, 71 x 107 cm, edition of 5