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Almagul  Menlibayeva


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Almagul Menlibayeva. Catalog1995, 31 pages, Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan, designer Lidya Blinova;

Berlin Food Art Week 2019 Focuses on Water Cycles and Resources, Berlin Art Week, The insider`s guide to contemporary art and culture, 29 July, 2019;

Kazakhstan's first international exhibition reveals a craving for culture in Nur-Sultan, TheArt News Paper, by Anna Sansom,15th July 2019;
​Central Asian Imageries, Dorian Batycka, review, CANVAS
magazine, P. 70-73, May 2019; 
Алмагуль Менлибаева: "Тоталитаризм это наш культурный код"/Almagul Menlibayeva: " Totalitarism is our Cultural Code",Interview Harper’s BAZAAR,
Kazakhstan.Art&Books/Culture, 4th May 2019;

Mapping cultural transformations in Central Asia, ​Works by Almagul Menlibayeva focus on post-Soviet social issues in Kazakhstan, by Jyoti Kalsi, Gulf News,
1st June , 2019;

Opération séduction au Kazakhstan,
Béatrice Picon-Vallin, Le Monde Diplomatique, P 27, December 2018;

Bread&Roses, Four Generations of Kazakh Women Artists,
Mometum Worldwide and Focus Kazakhstan,Catalog Exhibition P. 134-143 Berlin;
The feminist exhibition celebrating four generations of Kazakh art activism​, SLEEK Magazine, 27 September, 2018;
Post-Nomadic Mind, Focus Kazakhstan, Indira Dyussebayeva-Ziyabek and Aliya de Tiesenhausen, Catalog Exhibition P. 46-47, 126-131;
FOCUS KAZAHSTAN: BREAD AND ROSES, ArtAsiaPacific Magazin, September, 2018;

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Daegu Photo Biennale 2016.
Catalog Encounter Net Photo Festival. Daegu Photo Biennale
Organizing Committee. Volume 401. P. 185;

Aliya Abykayeva-Tiesenhausen.
Central Asia in Art from Soviet Orientalism to the new Republics,
I.B. Tauris & Co. LTD London New York, ISBN-978-1-784533526, P. 254-255;

Contemporary Art  by Post-Communist  women, Rethinking Geroism,
Bojana Pejic and Rachel Rits-Volloch, Catalog, MomentumgUG, ISBN-978-3-9817801-1-6,
Volume 191, P 136-141;

Memory and Continuity,
Catalog of a Selection of Huma Kabakci Collection, Pera Museum
publication, ISBN-978-605-4642-54-0, Volume 172, P. 130-131;

Remo Notarianni. Lifting the veil: photography and video by Kazakhstan`s Almagul Menlibayeva –
artist profile
, Art Radar,
Neil Vazquez. In Fact and Fiction, Almagul Menlibayeva Imagines Kazakhstan`s Repressed
Cultural History Today

BALAGAN!!! Contemporary Art from the Former Soviet Union and Other Mythical Places,
catalogue. Berlin: MOMENTUM Berlin, 2015. P. 140–141.
German Cool, catalogue. Dubai: Salsali Private Museum, 2015.
Bavilskiy D. Ya kazhdiy den’ snimayu videohroniku preobrazheniya etogo konkretnogo
mesta [I Am Documenting the Changes Occuring inThis Particular Location]
// The Art
Newspaper Russia, 28 September, 2015
Babkin S.Moe iskusstvo eto svoego roda psihoterapiya dlya samoubits [My Art is
a Psychotherapy of Sorts for Suicides]
// Look at me, 26 October 2015
How to gather? Acting in the Center in a city in the heart of the Island of
, catalog 6 Moskow Bieannale, Volume 382, Institute of
Contemporary Art, Moscow, ISB 978-5-9906243-8-2, printed Parento Print;
Basak Senova. Performative Traces: The Union of Fire and Water
Almagul Menlibayeva in conversation with Basak Senova
Smadar Shefi. The Window.
Roxane Zand. The Venice Baku Relationship as Told by Two Artist, Sotheby`s
Berlin Art Link. Exhibition // Top 6 at the Venice Biennale
The Union Fire and Water,Kasia Redzisz in Convrestation with Almagul
Menlibayeva, catalog 56 Venice Bienniale, Volume 411, 195-273, Editor
Suad Garaeva, Yarat Contemporary Art Space, ISBN: 978-9952-8275-2-1, Europrint Italy;
Sand O. Almagul Menlibayeva// Asian Art Newspaper, April 2015
Olivia Sand.Contemporary Art in the Caucasus Blossoms, Newspaper for collectors, galleries and museum, Tuesday,
March 24, 2015 - 16:45
Olivia Sand.Asian Art New Paper, Almagul Menlibayeva

Olivia Sand. Life is a Legend: Contemporary Art from Kazakhstan, Friday, January 16, 2015
SusanneAltmann.Update/ Post Memory, International Video Art with and Eastert Perspective, catalog,Volume 43, 2014, 5-6, 26-29,

 LÒfficiel Art,  N10 June- July 2014, 108-117, 158-159; 
The Bund, Life Syle Magazine, Future,
May 2014, 42-43; 
At the Crossroad 2: Contemporary Art from Istanbul to Kabul, Volume 136, 100-101
Mirijam Westen.Almagul Menlibayeva: Women always bring problems to religion, n.paradoxa,
International feminist art journal, religion, Volume 33, 2014, 67-72;
Auction, Nowruz commission`s second annual gala institute of directors 6 March, 2014

The Collection as a Character / the Character of a Collection, M HKA a collection book;
Suad Garaeva, At the Crossroads, Contemporary Art from
Caucasus & Central Asia, catalog, Volume 137, 120-123,
Veerle WindelsLe Flair D`Alma, Gentleman Belgium magazine, N1, 2013,148-150;

all our relations, 18 Biennale of Sydney, catalog, 
Volume 400, 210-211; 

Misiano, Viktor.Almagul Menlibayeva: The Female as Excess, Afterall a Journal of Art, Context and Enquiry,
Autumn/Winter 2012,116-127;
Sorokina, Yuliya. Almagul Menlibayeva: Wonderings and Incarnations, Afterall a Journal of Art,
Context and Enquiry, 
Autumn/Winter 2012, 128-138;
, Charles. East is West: Three Women Artist, exhibition catalog, LASALL
College of Arts–ICA Singapore, Singapore;

Rewriting worlds, 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, exhibition catalog, 4th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, 128-129;
Elliot, David.
Between Heaven & Earth, Contemporary Art from the Centre of Asia, exhibition catalog, 9-14 + cover, Calvert 22, London, UK;

European Photography Magazine. Almagul Menlibayeva, Spring / Summer 2011,42-45;
Boemio, Camilla. A memory of the Centaur: Interview with Almagul Menlibayeva. LANDSCAPE Stories.;
Musetto, V.A. KAZAKH TO THE FUTURE.  New York Post. May 13, 2011;
Baker, R.C. Almagul Menlibayeva at Priska C. Juschka Fine Art. The Village Voice. May 11, 2011;
VIDEONALE.13 Festival for Contemporary Art, exhibition 
catalog, 2011;
Alimala and Salazar, Monica. Cultural Nomad: An Interview with Almagul Menlibayeva. BerlinArtLink. March 2011;
Merewether, Charles. Almagul Menlibayeva. Transoxiana Dreams, exhibition catalog, 2011, 5-7;
Cotter, Susanne. Plot for a Biennial, Sharjah Biennial 10, exhibition catalog, Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, 2011, 469-474;
Waxman, Lori.Art that beats for a cause. The Chicago Tribune. February 4, 2011;

Pollack, Barbara. “Removing the Veil.” ARTnews. December 2010;
21st Century: Art in the First Decade. Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art, exhibition catalog, 26-27, 178-179;
Ibraeva, Valeria. “Post-Soviet Dynamics.” International Gallerie: A Journey of Ideas: Central Asia: Remapping the Silk Road. Vol 13. No 1. 11-13. 2010;
Kunstfilmtag 10, catalog;
Langenbach, Tasja. VIDEONALE.13 Festival for Contemporary Art, exhibition catalog, 2011, Kerber Verlag, Germany, 82-84;
Hussfeld, Birgit. “Kyrgyzstan 2010.” Nafas Art Magazine. 2010;
Kyrgyzstan 2010, catalog;
Tikhonova, Yulia. “Almagul Menlibayeva: Daughters of Turan.” ArtAsiaPacific, September –October 2010;
Chiu, Melissa and Benjamin Genocchio, Contemporary Asian Art, Thames & Hudson Ltd, London, 2010, 69-71;
Registro y Conciencia. Interview with Almagul Menlibayeva. Dario SANFIC6 Santiago Festival Internacional de Cine. August 19, 2010;
SANFIC6: Santiago International Film Festival, catalog, 2010, 134-137;
Brown, Amelia. “Communicating Translation: Tarjama/Translation at the Johnson Museum.” The Cornell Daily Sun. August 31, 2010;
Tikhonova, Yulia.Almagul Menlibayeva at Priska C. Juschka Fine Arts (Exhib. Review). ARTMargins Central & Eastern European Visual Culture August 9, 2010;
Tully, Judd. A Spunky Volta Complements Art Basel's Revved-Up Market - ARTINFO, June 21, 2010;
I'm Not There, A Sourcebook for the 8th Gwangju Biennale. Gwangju Biennale Foundation, exhibition catalog, 294-97, 2010;

Fee, Brian.  Visceral Filmmaking: The Video Art of Nina Yuen and Almagul Menlibayeva. NY Art Beat, April 25, 2010;
Jover, Carlos. The Stalking of the Past Inherited: Claim of video-art as the basic tool in the new century. El Mundo/El Dia De
Beleares, November 16, 2009;

Mendelsohn, Meredith. “East London Looks East,” Modern Painters, Oct. 2009, 29;

Gormley, Antony. “Almagul Menlibayeva,” Interview
, Unconditional Love, exhibition catalog, Buro 17, Moscow, 2009, 72-77;

Ahmady, Leeza. “Translation as Significance,” Tarjama/Translation, exhibition
catalog, 2009;
Dahl, Miriam Stackpole. “
Broderi mot vold [Embroderie Against Violence].” NY TID, June 19, Heilmann, Hakon Rysst. “Vil apneoynene for kvinnevold [Will Open the Eyes of Kvinnevold].”, June 18, 2009;
Lamberto, S. “Turin: 
Inagurazione of the East Extension of Nothing.” Agenfax, April 16, 2009;

“The Center of Art Two of May welcomes from Saturday a “Weekend of artistic events” with projections and factories,” Europa Press Madrid, April 16, 2009;
Rubriken “Exhibition: Symbolism in the Steppe.” 2009;
Davydova, Katherina. “Asian Sur.” Max Magazine, April 2009;
Sharp, Jane A. "A Kiss to
Matisse: Strategies for Histories of Modernism in Central Asia. Crossing
Jaynie Anderson. Cultures: Conflict, Migration,
andConvergence: the Proceedings of the 32nd International
Congress of the History of Art.
Carlton, Vic.
:Miegunyah, Melbourne University, 2009. 905-09. Print;

Artyk, Narira. “Civil Society: Central Asian Art Entering the Mainstream Market.”, December 12, 2008; 
Merewether, Charles. Unquiet Histories of the Present: An Anxious Freedom. Given Difference, exhibition
catalog, November 2008, 6-9.;
Gennochio, Benjamin. "Formal Concerns with a Dollop of Kitsch," New York Times, Nov. 7, 2008;
Genocchio, Benjamin. "In Peekskill, 2 Shows of Raw Works," New York Times, Sept. 28, 2008;
Fanti, Laura. “Almagul Menlibayeva.”
Espoarte, September 2008;
Raza, Sara. “
Museumstan: Central Asia’s Contemporary Art Revolution.” Art Asia Pacific, March/April 2008, 91–92;
Genocchio, Benjamin. "Surprising Sophistication," New York Times, March 23, 2008;
Schuster, Robert. “Two New Shows from Over Seas: For Better or Perverse,” The Village Voice, March 18, 2008;

Ahmady, Leeza. “On the Official and the Unofficial: The 52nd Venice Biennale.” M Magazine, February 2007.;
Brask, J.P. “Almagul Menlibayeva; On the Road.” Brask Art Blog, March 8, 2007;
Rush, Michael. Video Art, London: Thames and Hudson, 2007, 213-215;
Vanhala, Jari-Pekka. “
Steppen Baroque as a Spiritual Renaissance,” Universes in Universe, Oct. 2007;

Misiano Viktor and Jari-Pekka Vanhala, eds. Tarinankertojien Aika - Time of the Storytellers -
Narrative and
Distant Gaze in Post-Soviet Art. Helsinki: Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, 2007;

Thornton, Henry. "Zones of Contact." Henry Thornton Blog, August 6, 2006; Sorokina, Julia. “Art from Central Asia.” Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw: Ujazdowski Castle, 2006; Milano-Ginevra, Skira. ”The Syndrome of Tamerlan.” Milwaukee: Sarenco Haggerty Museum, 2006;

McEvilley, Thomas. Video Comes to the Stans... Art in America, December 2005;
Januszcak, Waldemar.Art: The Grooviest Show on Earth, The Sunday Times, June 19, 2005; Moulton, Aaron.

Tamerlane Syndrome: Art and Conflicts in Central Asia. Flash Art, no. 245, November/December 2005;
Sorokina, Julia.From the Red Star to the Blue Dome.Berlin, 2005;

The Syndrome of Tamerlan. Mascellani Palazzo dei Sette ,Orvieto, Orvieto, 2005, Milano-Ginevra, Skira.