Ride the Caspian
Almagul Menlibayeva, Kazakhstan b.1969 | Bahar Behbahani, Iran b.1973 | Ride the Caspian (detail) 2011 | HD video, two-channel video installation: 11:46 minutes, colour, surround sound; digital photographs mounted on wall ed. 2/6 | Purchased 2011. Queensland Art Gallery Foundation | Collection: Queensland Art Gallery
Until 21 October 2012 | Gallery 3.2, Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) | Free admission
Ride the Caspian 2011 is a collaborative work by Almagul Menlibayeva and Bahar Behbahani. Menlibayeva comes from Kazakhstan, while Behbahani is from Iran, two of the five countries that border the Caspian Sea, a place of extraordinary historical and geopolitical significance, which also forms the focal point of this mesmerising work.
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