Aza Shadenova (b. 1989)

Ethnicity Kazakh, born in Uzbekistan, raised in Kyrgyzstan  

Based in London and Hastings, UK

aza.shade@gmail.com  

“Aza is an explosive blend of rebellion, sex and outstanding art vision, an all-in-one rock star and storyteller inventing an outrageous new language in video, painting and music.” — Dazed

GROUP SHOWS:

2016

EMMA Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland. "In Search of the Present"

Wild Project Gallery, Luxembourg, Luxembourg. "Did you know...?"

2015

56th Venice Biennale, "The Invisible Pavillion of Kazakhstan", Arsenale, Venice, Italy

Expo 2015, "World Academy Project", Piazza citta di Lombardia, Milan, Italy

ART15, Kensington Olympia, London,UK

2014

Sotheby’s, London, UK. "At the crossroads 2: Contemporary art from Istanbul to Kabul"

Point Éphémère, Paris, France. Gabber Expo

RuArts Gallery, Moscow, Russia. "IV Moscow International biennale for Young Art"

2013

55th Venice Biennale, Italy. Central Asian Pavilion 

Sotheby's, London, UK. "At the crossroads: Contemporary art from Central Asia and the Caucasus"

 Kyrgyz National Museum of Fine Arts, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan . "From Present to Future"

Skopia Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland. "Mesures prosthétiques"

FORT Gallery, London, UK. "Modern Cadaver"

Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, London, UK. "Moving Image London"

Gascon, Buenos Aires, Argentina. "Festival Hyperlocal"

MKII Gallery, London, UK. "Inside the Sarcophagus"