Lives in Tashkent (UZ), born in Osh (KG).
The oeuvre of artist, writer and philosopher Vyacheslav Akhunov comprises abstract paintings, installation, performance and video art, as well as numerous essays and novels. Born into a Russian-Uzbek family, these multi-cultural circumstances determine his artistic production, in which he pursues a quest for the encounter of Asian mentality and European stylistics. Akhunov’s aesthetics are sometimes described as surrealistic, but on the other hand, he is considered the first conceptual artist in Uzbekistan’s underground movement between the 1970s and 1990s.
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The Melancholy of Resista...
06 November 2010 - 03 January 2011.
The title of the exhibition was adopted from the title of László Krasznahorkai’s novel, The Melancholy of Resistance, which tells the story o
LATT: Europe at Large #5 ...
21 May 2010 - 04 July 2010.
Since the collapse of the USSR, the European horizon in that direction has remained limited to Russia. We know very little about what is happ
EXTRA MUROS: Visite Herze...
03 April 2015 - 03 May 2015.
Under the umbrella term Visite, the M HKA - in collaboration with LOCUS, the nerve centre for libraries, cultural and community centres and l
Museum E!: Dreams
11 April 2018 - 11 October 2018.
M HKA and the Immaculata nursing home have developed an enduring partnership on the topic of contemporary art. This project aims to stimulate
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EUROPE AT LARGE
During the past decades M HKA has paid enduring attention to that part of Europe that was excluded from the reconstruction of Europe after 19
The M HKA’s contemporary art collection has grown thanks to a combination of acquisitions, donations and long-term loans from various public