2019 Artists

Jantsankhorol Erdenebayar

Artist

Jantsankhorol Erdenebayar

Born into a family of artists, Jantsa grew up during a chaotic period of democratic transition. Surrounded by the paintings of his parents as a child, he constantly wondered at their meaning and was always curious about the hidden messages within the elements of their artworks. Later on, as a young man in search of his own identity in a rapidly changing society, Jantsa decided to ...

Carsten-Nicolai

Guest Artist and Co-Curator

Carsten-Nicolai

Carsten Nicolai, born 1965 in Karl-Marx-Stadt, is a German artist and musician based in Berlin. He is part of an artist generation who works intensively in the transitional area between music, art and science. In his work he seeks to overcome the separation of the sensory perceptions of man by making scientific phenomenons like sound and light frequencies perceivable for both eyes and ears. Influenced ...

Ashit Nergui

Throat singer

Ashit Nergui

Born in 1979, Ashit Nergui is perhaps Mongolia’s foremost and internationally recognized throat singer. Ashit holds a Bachelor’s Degree from the Cultural Institute of Mongolia as a Music Teacher, a Master’s Degree from the National University of Mongolia in Mongolian Music and has completed his training as a throat singer under the tutelage of famous Mongolian throat singers D.Sundui and D.Ganbold prior to universities formally offering courses ...

Davaasuren Damdin

Throat singer

Davaasuren Damdin

Born in 1983, Davaasuren Damdin is a Mongolian throat singer and flutist who has been performing for over 15 years. In addition to a well rounded and extensive background in the performing arts from attending the Zavkhan Province Music and Dance Middle School and graduating the State University of Arts and Culture in 2007 as a music teacher, Davaasuren has significant experience as a performer, ...

Undarmaa Altangerel

Throat Singer

Undarmaa Altangerel

Born in 1986, Undarmaa Altangerel is a state recognized throat singer and is one of the most renowned female throat singers in Mongolia. She graduated with a degree in the Zither from the Music and Dance College, a Bachelor’s Degree in Art Studies and as a Researcher of Throat Singing from the National University of Mongolia and a Master’s Degree in South Korean Traditional Arts and ...

Damdin Khadkhuu

Throat Singer

Damdin Khadkhuu

Born in 1988, Damdin Khadkhuu is one of Mongolia’s most multi-talented throat singers and performers. He graduated from the State University of Arts and Culture of Mongolia with a degree in Morin Khuur (horse fiddle) and as a teacher of music. Damdin continued to learn the horse fiddle under renowned performer B.Erdenebayar. After graduating, Damdin worked in various institutions and ensembles, including the Tumen Ekh ...