Zhazira Zhukenova holds a PhD in Art History. She is Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Painting and Sculpture at Kazakh National University of Arts in Astana. Her main research interest is the traditional art of Kazakhstan. Her research focuses on the system of imagery in Kazakhstan’s folk art, the principles and interrelations of ornamental and decorative tradition. She has published more than 15 articles, as well as the monograph Ensemble and Art – Figurative System in Folk Art of Kazakhstan and the visual education guide Artistic Images. Kazakh National
Crafts Arts on this subject.
Publications at WAXMANN:
Case studies from Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Algeria and Peru
2017, 322 pages, hardcover, with numerous illustrations, 34,90 €, ISBN 978-3-8309-3609-1