Aslan Gaisumov (born 1991 in Grozny, Chechnya, lives and works in Grozny, Ghent, Paris and Amsterdam) develops a practice examining personal and collective memory. He is a graduate of the Moscow Institute of Contemporary Art, and the HISK Institute in Ghent. He won the PinchukArt Center's Future Generation Art Prize in 2014 and the Emerging Art Award at the 4th Moscow Biennale in 2012. The M HKA in Antwerp showcased a solo exhibition in 2016. His work is featured in several European collections, including Kadist (Paris), M HKA (Antwerp), Hermitage Museum (Saint Petersburg) and Garage Museum of Contemporary Art (Moscow).
Sternberg Press - Monographs and artists' books
This first monograph on Aslan Gaisumov borrows its title from a video work focusing on the traumatic aftermaths of post-World War II for the Chechen people under Soviet control. The publication documents in text and images this both historical and intimate project.