Tuguldur Yondonjamts – Wearing an Antipode Costume and Installing an Artificial Falcon Nest in Bayan Sum, 2014
Statement / Bio
Tuguldur Yondonjamts is an artist from Mongolia based between NEW YORK AND ULAANBAATAR. The nomadic culture of Central Asia is critical to interpreting Yondonjamt's large scale drawings, installations, and films. This photograph is representative of a symbolic endeavor in which the artist is seen wearing am Antipode costume of his design and planting an artificial falcon's nest in the desert of Bayan Sum as an attempt to investigate issues in the rapidly changing society and economic development in Mongolia. This area contains many artificial falcon nests devised for breeding purposes.
2016 RU Alum Tuguldur Yondonjamts was a 2015-2017 finalist for the Drawing Center's Open Sessions. His work has been featured internationally including the UCL Institute of Archaeology, UK, The Drawing Center (NY), Richard Taittinger Gallery (NY), Para Site, Hong Kong, Sculpture Center (NY),Galerie der Kunststiftung K52, Berlin, 2nd LAND ART BIENNIAL – Mongolia 360°”, The Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore (ICAS); Mongolian National Modern Art Gallery Ulaanbaatar; Haus der Kunst in Munich; Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City; LeRoy Neiman Gallery and Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University.
Artist website: https://richardtaittinger.com/artist/tuguldur-yondonjamts/
Inkjet matte archival print
11 x 17 inches
Edition 12 of 15
Signed on verso
Courtesy of the Artist