1975 // Born in Séoul, Corea. 2002 BFA in Sculptur, Séoul National University, Corea. 2005 MFA in Sculptur, Séoul National University, Corea. Xooang Choi began to be recognized from the early 2000’s for his miniature figurative sculptures made of painted polymer clay. Since 2007 his work has been enlarged in its scale, which gave more presence to his sculpture – as if a living object staged in space. Choi’s work is distinguished for its hyper-realistic technique of portraying human bodies and.
1969 // Born in Kazakhstan. 1992 / Graduated from the National Academy of Arts and Theatre, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Lives and works in Almaty, Amsterdam and Berlin. Menlibayeva graduated from the Theatre and Fine Arts Institute in Almaty in 1992. Her educational background is in the Soviet Russian avant-garde school of Futurism, which is combined with a nomadic aesthetic of post-Soviet, contemporary Kazakhstan. Working across a range of media including painting, graphics, performance, video and installation, Menlibayeva employs a syncretic.
1980 // Yang Yongliang was born in Shanghai, China in 1980. He lives and works in Shanghai, China. Yang Yongliang studied traditional Chinese painting and calligraphy. Inspired by the ancestral culture, including the famous Shanshui traditional mountain landscapes, he uses photography and creates from scratch a new world of illusions, a vision between dream and nightmare, both futuristic and secular. Yang Yongliang’s work goes beyond the notion of pastiche. By its delicacy, its texture the artist makes a photographic shanshui..
1964 // Aidan Salakhova marries Eastern Islamic with Western feminist influences, combining her Azerbaijani background with her Eastern European upbringing. Her “Persian Miniatures” series explores the feminine identity in an Islamic context.Missing elements carry as much weight as those that are visualized. Feminine figures are delicately portrayed, with the male presence noticeably absent. The drawings are flat and their subjects anonymous, rendering them interchangeable and representational. Her execution traces back to Persian miniatures from which the series takes its name..