Vyacheslav Akhunov

Uzbekistan, 1948



Vyacheslav Akhunov was born in 1948 in Uzbekistan.

He lives and works in Tashkent, Uzbekistan


Selected shows since 2005



Vyacheslav Akhunov, Red Mantra

Laura Bulian Gallery, Milan



Neon Paradise. Shamanism from Central Asia,

Laura Bulian Gallery, Milan



Quand fondra la neige où ira le blanc. Collezionismo Contemporaneao. Opere dalla collezione Enea Righi, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy



The fourth prose, curated by Marco Scotini,

Laura Bulian Gallery, Milan, Italy

Early Too Late. Middle East and Modernity,

curated by Marco Scotini, Pinacoteca Nazionale

di Bologna, Bologna, Italy



And the trees set forth to seek for a king, curated by

Raphie Etgar Museum On the Seam (MOTS),

Jerusalem, Israel

The Other & me, curated by Jassim Alawadhi and

Colin Reaney, Sharjha Art Museum, Sharjha, UAE

The empty pedestal, curated by Marco Scotini, Museo Archeologico, Bologna, Italy



The Red Line, solo show curated by Marco Scotini,

Laura Bulian Gallery, Milan, Italy

Lost to the Future: Contemporary Art from Central Asia,

Institute of Contemporary Arts, Singapore -

collaborative project of Singapore

Biennale 2013, If the World Changed

More light, 5th Moscow Biennale 2013, curated

by Catherine de Zegher, Moscow, Russia

Winter, curated by Ayatgali Tuleubek

and Tiago Bom, Central Asian Pavillion

55. Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

The Collection As A Character, MuHKA

museum, Antwerp, Belgium







Documenta (13), Kassel, Germany

Arsenale 2012, Ukrainian Biennale

of Contemporary Art, Kiev

Revolution vs Revolution,

Beirut Art Center, Beirut



I´ve Dreamt About, MUDAM - Musée d’Art

Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Atlas. How to carry the world on one's back?,

Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Between Heaven and Earth - Contemporary

Art from the Centre of Asia, Calvert22, London, UK

Ostalgia, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, New

Museum of Contemporary Art,

New York City, NY, USA

Atlas. How to carry the world on one's back?,

ZKM - Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany



Watchmen, Liars, Dreamers (Erudition concrete 3),

FRAC - Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris, France

Ground Floor America, Den Frie Centre of

Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark


M HKA, Antwerp, Belgium



Changing Climate, WUK Kunsthalle Exnergasse,

Vienna, Austria

11th International İstanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

The view from elsewhere. Small Acts, Queensland

Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

For Keeps: Sampling Recent Acquisitions 2006 – 2009,

Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zeland

“Red Thread" a prologue to Istanbul Biennial

"What Keeps Mankind Alive?", Tanas, Berlin, Germany

Monument to Transformation 1989-2009, City Gallery Prague / Galerie Hlavního Města Prahy, Prague,

Czech Republic




Laughterlife, Diehl + Gallery One, Moscow, Russia

Busan Biennale 2008, Busan, South Corea

I dream of the stans: videos actuales de Asia central,

Museo de Arte de El Salvador, MARTE,

San Salvador, Bahamas

Traces du Sacré - Centre Pompidou - Musée

National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France

Tracing Roads through Central Asia, Yerba

Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA

I Dream of the Stans, Winkleman Gallery,

New York, USA



Live Cinema/The Return of the Image:

Video from Central Asia

Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA

Time of the Storytellers, Kiasma, Museum

of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Neue Asiatische Kunst. Thermocline of Art,

Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie

Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe

52nd International Art Exhibition

Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

La Biennale de Montréal 2007, Montreal, Canada

Turbulence: 3rd Auckland Triennial

Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zeland

The Paradox of Polarity: Contemporary Art from

Central Asia - Bose Pacia Gallery, New York, USA



Nafas - Contemporary Art from the Islamic World

ifa-Galerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Singapore Biennale 2006 -

Singapore Biennale, Singapore


In the Shadow of Heroes, Central Asian Biennial,

Bishek, Kyrgyzstan

Central Asian Pavilion, 51st Venice Biennale,

Venice, Italy

Via G.B Piranesi, 10 - Milano

Laura Bulian Gallery © 2017

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