Said Atabekov – Central Asia Pavilion – 54th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, interviewed by Ilari Valbonesi.
Said Atabekov. Installation, objects, photo and video artist. In 1992 he graduated from the Kasteev Art School in Shimkent. Both as an individual artist and as a member of the Shimkent art group Kyzyl Tractor (Red Traktor) has partecipated in more than fourty international forums, such as the 51st Venice Biennale (2005), Time of Storytellers (Helsinki, 2007), Paris Photo Biennale Photoguai – 2009. His solo exhibition were organized in Kazakhstan (Almaty, 2007) and in Italy (Impronte Contemporary Art, Milano, 2009). Lives and works in Shimkent, Kazakhstan.