Almaz Isakov
Co-founder and curator of Laboratoria CI (2015)
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
+996 555 662 762
almazisakoff@gmail.com
ci.kg
Education
2007 - 2012
Kyrgyz National University named after Jusup Balasagyn. Eurasian Institute of Innovative Solutions.
Specialization: Risk management
Curatorial experience
2015 - present
Co-founder and curator of the cultural NGO "Laboratoria ci"
2018
Contemporary art exhibition "Red pill". Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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2017
Research exhibition "In search for the city". Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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2015
Artistic and research project "Photodrift as practice of urban research". Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Publications/Press/Researches
2018
Article "Lenin. Erkindik. Aikol Manas." for the "Monuments of Bishkek" zine. Laboratoria ci. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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2017
Article "Artistic gesture as a necessity" for the "City: made by ..." zine. Laboratoria ci. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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Art projects
2018
Art project "Emergency exit" in the frame of residency at Oberliht Association. Art Prospect: artist/curator international residencies program. Oberliht Association. Chisinau, Moldova
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2014
Photo research "Psychogeography. New Constructions of Bishkek" (D.Ukhina & A.Isakov & J. Murzakhmetoff). Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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2014
Art Project "Subject Zero" for the "Criticism and the norm. #1: Queer research." zine. School of Theory and Activism - Bishkek. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2012
Documentary photo series "Object #1". School on documentary film, photography and animation. Children's Media Center. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Lectures/Public events/Talks and Conference papers
2018
Artist Talk. Art Prospect: artist/curator international residencies program. Oberliht Association. Chisinau, Moldova.
2018
Lecture "Public spaces in post-socialist countries". Art Prospect: artist/curator international residencies program. Occupy Guguta. Chisinau, Moldova
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2017
Lecture "Research, art and urban practice: What could be an informal education?". Vlast Update Almaty. Vlast online magazine. Almaty, Kazakhstan
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2014
Public presentation "Psychogeography. New Constructions of Bishkek" at the artistic and theoretical conference "The City as a Common. Artistic Practices of Commoning". Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2014
Public presentation at the "Bishkek Urban Forum 2014 – Upgrade", Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Teaching
2017
Non-academic educational artistic research program "In search of the city". Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2017
Non-academic educational artistic research program "Laboratory of urban research". Almaty, Kazakhstan
2015
Non-academic educational artistic research program "Photodrift as practice of urban research". Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Education/Schools/Workshops/etc.
2014
Research urban program "Bishkek: chronicles of radical imagination". School of Theory and Activism - Bishkek. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2014
The Fellowship program "Critique and Norm". School of Theory and Activism - Bishkek. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
2012
School on documentary film, photography and animation "Investigate Real Life". Children's Media Center. Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan