yelena & viktor vorobyev

Turkmenistan & Kazakhstan, 1959


Yelena Vorobyeva was  born in 1959 in

Nebit-Dag (Turkmenistan). Viktor Vorobyev

was born in 1959 in Pavlodar (Kazakhstan).

They live in Almaty, Kazakhstan.


Selected exhibitions



The Artist is Asleep, A. Kasteev

Museum of Arts, Almaty


8th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art,

Gallery of Modern Art | Queensland, Australia


Balagan. Contemporary Art from the Former Soviet

Union and Other Mythical Places, curated by

David Elliot, Kuhlhaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany


The Beast and the Sovereign, Curated by H.D.Christ,

I.Dressler, P.B. Preciado, V. Roma, Wurttenbergischer

Kunstverein, Stuttgard, Germany


The Beast and the Sovereign, Curated by H.D.Christ,

I.Dressler, P.B. Preciado, V. Roma, Museu d’Art

Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain



At the Crossroads 2: Contemporary Art

from Istanbul to Kabul, selling exhibition,

Sotheby’s, London, U.K.


La vie est une légende e.cité – Almaty/Kazakhstan,

Museé d’Art Moderne et Contemporain,

Strasbourg, Germany



Provincial Sets, solo show curated by Marco Scotini,

Laura Bulian Gallery, Milan, Italy


At the Crossroads: Contemporary Art from

Central Asia and the Caucasus, selling exhibition,

Sotheby’s London, 03.2013



Migrasophia , curated by Sara Raza, Sharjah

Museum, Maraya Art Center , UAE


Arsenale 2012, Kyiv International Biennial of

Contemporary Art,  curated by Nataliia Zabolotna

and David Elliott, Kiev, Ukraina


Mapping mobilities exhibition, curated by

Christine Takengny, Open Systems, Vien, Austria





Between Heaven and Earth.

Contemporary Art from the Centre of Asia,

Calvert 22 Foundation, London, UK



Partecipation at the International Sculpture

Biennale of Carrara, Italy, curated by

Fabio Cavallucci


Rites without Myths, Impronte

Contemporary Art, Milan, Italy



Making the Interstices, Central Asia pavilion, 53.

International art exhibition, Venice Biennial, Italy


Lonely at the Top # 2, Muhka Museum,

Antwerpen, Belgium


Kazahkstan. Blue Period, Impronte

Contemporary Art, Milan, Italy


Tarjama/Translation, Queens Museum of Art,

New York, USA



+ 007, NCCA, Moscow, Russia


Unrealized Projects, Stuttgarter Kunstverein,

Stuttgart, Germany


Tracing Roads Through Central Asia, YBCA,

San Francisco, USA


Nos realités, Le Quartier, Centre d’ art

contemporain de Quimper, France




The Paradox of Polarity: contemporary art from

Central Asia, Bose Pacia Gallery, New York, USA


Return of the Memory. New Art from Russia.

KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia


Progressive Nostalgia. Contemporary Art

from the Former USSSR, Centro per l’arte

Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato Italy


On Geekdom. Artists from the Former USSR.

Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece


Time of the Storytellers. Narrative and Distant Gaze

in Post-Soviet Art. Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland



Zones Of Contact, 15 biennale

contemporary art of Sydney, Australia


Zone Of Risk. Transition, 3 rd international

exhibition of  contemporary art,

Bishkek, Kirgizstan


Concept Never Meant Horse.

Generali Fondation, Vienna, Austria


From Red Star To Blue Dome,

in the frame Islamic Worlds, IFA  gallery,

Stuttgart, Germany



Art From Central Asia: a Contemporary Archive,

Central Asia pavilion, 51. International art exhibition

Venice Biennial, Italy


In the Shadow of Heroes, 2nd international

exhibition of contemporary art,

Bishkek, Kirgizstan


Via G.B Piranesi, 10 - Milano

Laura Bulian Gallery © 2017

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