YERBOSSYN MELDIBEKOV







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The Revolution in the Montains







Focusing his work on the changes of the turbulent political history of Central Asia Yerbossyn Meldibekov, explores through a longterm research, numerous visual languages, repetition and a certain irony the transformation of the urban environment where the constant mutations of sculptures, monuments, flags and national symbols reveal the porosity in the history and shifting identities that surface with every new government.

Yerbossyn Meldibekov´s mediums such as sculptures, objects, installations, photos and videos offer his viewers absurd and humorous visual interpretations of a desperate search for brand-new starts that are nothing more than mere political façades.

About the exhibition:

For his Up and coming exhibition during the Brussels Art Days 2013 at Jozsa Gallery, Yerbossyn Meldibekov presents works such as “Fog” a photo collage devoted to “Afghan female fashion” where the shifting of photographic technologies seems to plunge the world into a fog. “Self portraits” a series of wax sculpture bust of Asian communist dictators morphed with the artist´s own physiognomic features. “Lenin Peak” where a dialog between objects and lighting imitate the day transitions, morning, midday and evening making an allegory to the centenary history of re-namings of the border between Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan and “Competition” a visual investigation in 10 archival photos and drawings of one of the squares in Tashkent where throughout 90 years 10 monuments were replaced.

A rich variety of works where Yerbossyn Meldibekov engages the viewers in a poignant critic through a political frame.


Lingua Franca

54th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia - Central Asia Pavilion
Palazzo Malipiero, San Marco 3109-3201, Venice







Mutation






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YERBOSSYN MELDIBEKOV (1964, Kazakhstan)

Lives and works in Almaty, Kazakhstan

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1997

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