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Erbossyn Meldibekov
Born 1964 Tulkubas Railroad Station, South Kazakhstan Oblast

Lives and works in Almaty
EDUCATION

1987-1992 Department of Monumental Sculpture, Almaty Theater and Fine Arts Institute, Almaty, Kazakhstan


EXHIBITIONS

Solo Exhibitions

2011

Lost Paradise (I am here to see you, you are here to see me), ArtHK11, Hong Kong                 

2009                 

Mutation, Brussels, Belgium

The (dis)order of things, Rossi & Rossi, London, UK

2007                 

Centauromachy, Soros Center for Contemporary Art, Almaty, Kazakhstan

2006                 

Hyper Muslim, Guelman Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Pastan, Galleria Nina Lumer, Milan, Italy

Pastan, Volker Dill, Berlin, Germany

2000                 

Personal Exhibition, VN Gallery, Zagreb, Croatia

1997                 

Kazakh Style Kitch, Kokserek Gallery, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Group Exhibitions

2013

Lost to the Future: Contemporary Art from Central Asia, The Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore

2012

Asia Pacific Triennale 7, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Sculpture Quadrennial Riga 2012, Riga, Latvija

Earth|Body|Mind, Kathmandu International Art Festival 2012, Kathmandu, Nepal

The First Kyiv international biennale ARSENALE 2012, Kyiv, Ukraine

Victory! Triumph in Classical and Contemporary Asian Art, Rossi and Rossi, London, UK

2011                    

What’s So Funny About Peace, Love and Understanding?, Rossi and Rossi, London, UK

Halluzination, Guelman Gallery, Moscow, Russia

2010                 

Boys and Girls Come Out to Play, Rossi & Rossi, London, UK

XIV Biennale Internazionale di Scultura di Carrara Postmonument, Carrara, Italy

Lonely at the Top, Een Groter Europe, No. 3, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium

2009                 

Bewegte Welt – Erzählte Zeit, National Centre for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia

Frontieres Invisibles, Lille, France

Lille 3000 Tri Postal, Paris, France

Halluzination, Knoll Galerie, Vienna, Austria

2008     

The Asian Contemporary Art Fair, New York, USA

Boom-Boom, The IV Bishkek International Contemporary Art Exhibition, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan  

SH Contemporary 08, Shanghai, China

Halluzination, Kunstverein Rosenheim, Germany

Allucinazione, Galleria Nina Lumer, Milan, Italy

No-Nonsense, VideoZone, the 4th International video Art Biennial, Herzliya, Israel

2007                 

Thaw, or In the Middle of the Road, Russian Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Time of the Storytellers, Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

Diary of the Artist, 2nd Moscow Biennale, Moscow, Russia

Progressive Nostalgia – Contemporary Art from the Former USSR, Centro per I’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

2006                 

Barrel.kz, Center for Contemporary Art, Almaty, Kazakhstan

Contested Spaces of Post-Soviet Art, Sidney Mishkin Gallery, New York, USA

Sztuka z Azji Centralnej, Yazdovskyi Castle, Warsaw, Poland

2005                 

The Tamerlan’s Syndrome, Palazzo dei Sette, Orvieto, Italy

Contemporary Archive 51st Venice Biennale, Central Asian Pavilion, Palazzo Pisani, Venice, Italy

2004                 

Ideas in Motion, Videodays-2, Cinema Flora Atelier, Florence, Italy

Privatisierungen, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

Pueblos y Sombras, CANAIA Gallery, Mexico City

2002                 

Trans Forma, Center for Contemporary Art, Geneva, Switzerland

Re-orientation, ACC Gallery, Weimar, Germany

Politik-um. New Engagement, Prazhski Grad, Prague, Czech Republic

No Mad’s Land, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany

2001                 

Art Moskow, Guelman Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Le Tribù dell'Arte, Galleria Communale Arte de Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome, Italy

1999                 

Tlen – I Do Not Know Such a Country, Directorship of Art Exhibitions, Almaty, Kazakhstan

1998                 

Asia Yesterday-Today-Tomorrow, Benteng Vredeburg Museum, Yogyakarta, Indonesia

25th Salon Mladin, Zagreb, Croatia

Chimeras, Marat Guelman’s Gallery, Moscow, Russia

1997                 

Human Rights: A Second Wind, Soros Center for Contemporary Art, Almaty, Kazakhstan