Thursday, February 22, 2024


The International Exhibition “ART-YURTA” became a bright present for Zhubanov University’s 85th anniversary.

Despite the closed borders, the organizers managed to unite more than 300 participants from different countries and to realize the main goal of the exhibition and art in general. This is a search for new creative methods, techniques and design ideas in creating art objects, architectural solutions, graphic forms based on the study of national culture as an object for creativity. An important aspect of the exhibition is also the promotion of the most significant, innovative works to the Kazakhstan and international level, development of cultural and national traditions by supporting talented designers and artists.

The exhibition-contest was attended by artists, craftsmen and designers from Italy, Bulgaria, Russia and Kazakhstan. Teachers and students also presented the works from leading universities, such as: South-West University “NEOFIT RILSKI” (Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad), Stroganov Moscow Academy of Arts and Industry (Russia, Moscow), South Urals State University of Humanities and Pedagogy (Russia, Blagoevgrad). Chelyabinsk), Kazan Institute of Culture (Russia, Kazan), Orenburg State University and Art College (Russia, Orenburg), Kazakh National Academy of Arts named after Zhurgenov (Kazakhstan, Almaty), etc.

As noted by the author of the project, Master of Art Sciences, Senior Lecturer of the Department of “Artwork and Design”, a member of the Eurasian Union of Designers, Julia Kuznetsova, many of the competition works were a real discovery. “They trace the connection between traditional and modern, brightly shows the national culture, originality and novelty of the idea, using different materials and techniques. The majority of works, without exaggeration, can become a manual for students”, – noted Yulia Kuznetsova.

Participants of the International exhibition “ART-YURTA” during the online conference were congratulated by the president of the Union of Designers of Russia Yuri Nazarov, president of the Eurasian Union of Designers Yermek Asylkhanov and other guests of honor.

The best works were selected by a strict jury, which under the chairmanship of a professor, a member of the Union of Artists of the RK Marzia Zhaksygarina included specialists of the department “Art work and design” of Aktobe Regional University named after K.Zhubanov, Aktobe branch of the Union of Artists of Kazakhstan, Aktobe branch of the Eurasian Union of Designers, Aktobe branch of the Union of Designers of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the Department of Architecture and Urban Development of Aktobe, Aktobe Regional Museum of Art and Decorative and Applied Art, Aktyubgrazhdanproject, Union of Craftsmen of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

The works presented at “ART-YURTA” exhibition will be published in the catalog.