Participant Profile

Altynai Osmoeva


Altynai Osmoeva is a multimedia artist and activist. Her artistic practice is rooted in Central Asian nomadic heritage and is politically driven by social awareness and women empowerment. Altynai collaborates with diverse craftsmen, artists, and initiatives and exhibits her artwork internationally. Her artistic intentions are to bridge traditional and contemporary societies, challenge societal norms and foster positive change. Altynai is actively involved in local and international solidarity movements, advocating social justice causes. Defying the difficult socio-political situation and growing gender-based violence in the region, she currently focuses on creating images of free spirited women of Central Asia.