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Aziza Kadyri

Aziza Kadyri is a multidisciplinary artist focusing on extended reality (AR/VR), live/digital performance, experimental costume, and textiles. Aziza's approach is grounded in a fusion of collaboration and interdisciplinary methodologies that drive the creation of immersive experiences. She is deeply interested in participatory practices with local communities and her projects explore the themes of migration, displacement, social invisibility, identity, decolonisation, feminism, and language. Originally from Uzbekistan, she graduated with a degree in Fashion Design from Tsinghua University, Beijing in 2017. She was awarded an MA in Performance Practice and Design with Distinction from Central Saint Martins in 2020. Throughout her professional career, she has produced designs for theatre, live performance, film, and XR projects internationally across the Eurasian continent. Aziza is a co-founder and coordinator of Qizlar — a grassroots feminist collective based in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, a UK Associate at Delfina Foundation in London, and a Creative Lead at Blippar — an augmented reality company based in London, UK. Her work and workshops received global recognition at events, such as 2023 Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space (Czechia), Goethe Institut (Uzbekistan), 6th Tallinn Photomonth Biennial (Estonia). She was awarded 1st place in the Workshops category at Athens Digital Arts Festival (Greece). Aziza lives and works between London, UK, and Tashkent, Uzbekistan.

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