Madina Zholdybekova is a multidisciplinary artist and illustrator born in Kazakhstan. She addresses questions of women’s bodily integrity, sexuality, multi-dimensional motherhood, kelinism, decolonisation and authoritarian regimes, in work that includes illustration, weaving, sculpture, video and installation. Previously, Zholdybekova has collaborated with openDemocracy, Front Line Defenders and OSCE x CAYN. Her work has been exhibited at Documenta 15, Slavs and Tatars’ Pickle Bar, Tselinny Center of Contemporary Culture and Garage Museum.
Image courtesy: Madina Zholdybekova