Aslan Gaisumov

Aslan Gaisumov (born in 1991, Grozny, Chechen Republic, Russia). In 2010 graduated from the faculty of environmental design at the College of Design in Moscow, in 2012 graduated from the Institute of Contemporary Art, New Art Strategies course. Solo exhibitions: Memory belongs to the stones, KRUMUS+ZINK Gallery, Berlin (2015); You Sit in a Chechen Araba and Sing a Chechen song, Centre of Contemporary Art, Grozny (2015); Untitled (War), Winzavod Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow (2011). Aslan Gaisumov has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including the KINO DER KUNST film festival, Munich; 56th Venice Biennale (2015); European Biennial of Contemporary Art Manifesta 10, Saint Petersburg (2014); 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Museum and Exhibition Association Manege (2013); 3rd Moscow Biennale for Young Art, Central House of Artists, Moscow (2012); TodaysArt.NL Festival, The Hague; Alanika Symposium of Contemporary Art, Vladikavkaz. The artist’s works have been exhibited at MSK, Museum of Fine Arts (Ghent), Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art (Beijing), Garage Museum of Contemporary Art (Moscow) BWA SOKOL Gallery (Novy-Sonch), Zink Gallery (Waldkirchen), Kunst im Tunnel (Düsseldorf), Museum of Printing (Saint Petersburg), Winzavod Centre for Contemporary Art (Moscow). In 2014 Gaisumov was a Special Prize winner of the Future Generation Art Prize (Kyev); was awarded a grant of the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art for young artists and the Prize of the Institut Français. In 2012 the artist was nominated for the Kandinsky Prize, and was awarded the Main Prize of the 3rd Moscow Biennale of Young Art. Aslan Gaisumov was also an artist in residence at the FLACC Workplace for Visual Artists, Ghent (2015); Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris (2014); Summer Art Festival, Bad Gastein (2013). He lives and works in Grozny and Moscow.