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Taus Makhacheva, production still, Tightrope, 2015. Courtesy the artist

Culture Now: Taus Makhacheva

13 Nov 2015

Daghestani-Russian artist Taus Makhacheva discusses her art practice with curator Kasia Redzisz. Makhacheva’s performance-based works and films often question traditional forms of history-making.

Following the talk we invite you to join the speakers for tea and cake prepared by the artist.

Taus Makhacheva (b. 1983, Moscow, lives and works in Makhachkala), winner of Future of Europe prize (Museum of Contemporary art, Leipzig, 2014); Innovation state prize in contemporary art (2012), holds a BA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths College (London, 2007) and an MA from Royal College of Art (London, 2013).

Selected exhibitions include: (In)sidenotes (2015, Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala); Too Early, Too Late. Middle East and Modernity (2015, Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna, Bologna); Untitled... (Native Foreigners) (2014, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow); A Walk, A Dance, A Ritual (2014, Museum of Contemporary Art, Leipzig); What? Whose? Why? (2013, Raf projects, Tehran); Story Demands to be Continued (2013, Republic of Dagestan Union of Artists Exhibition Hall, Makhachkala); and Love me, Love me not (2013, 55 Venice Biennial, collateral event, Venice).

With thanks to Delfina Foundation and Contemporary City Foundation for their support


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