Ulan Djaparov

Artist, Architect, Curator, Editor born in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

Education:

Faculty of Architecture, Frunze Polytechnic Institute in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic

Main Architect at the studio „MUSEUM“

Main Exhibitions:

2019:
“The Missing Planet.” Visions and re-visions of ‚Soviet Times‘ from the Pecci Centre’s and other collections. Centro Pecci, Prato, Italia.  Exhibition curated by Marco Scotini and Stefano Pezzato, exhibition design by Can Altay.
Finalist Exhibition of “The Sovereign Asian Art Prize”, HART Hall at H Queen’s, Hong Kong.
2018:
“The Missing Planet.” Visions and re-visions of ‚Soviet Times‘ from the Pecci Centre’s and other collections. Centro Pecci, Prato, Italia.  Exhibition curated by Marco Scotini and Stefano Pezzato, exhibition design by Can Altay.
ON THE CORNER: CITY, PLACE, PEOPLE“. Exhibition of Contemporary Art in „Tselinny“, Almaty, Kazakhstan
„Phantom stories: the leitmotifs of post-Soviet Asia“, Lunds konsthall, Sweden
 „Alternative Theses“, Esentai gallery,  Almaty, Kazakhstan
2016:
“Video Forecast” (selection Video Art from Central Asia), AUB (American University of Beyrut)
2014:
„THE OTHER & ME“ at SHARJAH ART MUSEUM, Sharjha, UAE
2013:
“RE]FORMAT 13”, Festival of Video-art, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
2011:
“Between Heaven @ Earth”, Calvert 22 Gallery, London
2010:
“Individual Memory in Glocal Economy”, Artra Gallery, Milan, Italy
2009:
“Very Simple Movement with an Unclear End”, Artra Gallery, Milan, Italy
 “East of Nowhere. Contemporary Art from Post-Soviet Central Asia”, Fondazione 107, Turin
2008:
“Live Cinema/The Return of the Image: Video from Central Asia”, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA
“FATTO BENE! La collezione del Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci”, Prato, Italy
“Destination Asia: Flying over Stereotypes”, Project 88 Gallery, Mumbai, India
2007:
“Progressive Nostalgia. Contemporary Art from the Former USSR”, Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
“The Paradox of Polarity. Contemporary Art from Central Asia”, Bose Pacia Gallery, New York, USA
“New / Old Routes – Video Art from Central Asia”, Galleria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland

Public Collections:

Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

Some of his video works:

The ship is sailing
Nan Ursun
Reaper
Train art (triptych)
Damn monsters
Calendar-2

Further Information:

Website