Zayasaikhan Sambuu Mothers of invention - Viewing room

Mothers of Invention

"Mothers of Invention" serves as a compelling platform for Sambuu to delve deep into the ideals of Mongolian cultural identity, seeking to understand and question the facets that shape and define it. Through his singular artistic expression, Sambuu unravels the intricate tapestry of Mongolian heritage, challenging preconceived notions and inviting viewers to join him on this profound journey of self-discovery. Simultaneously, Sambuu masterfully delves into the myriad roles and contributions of women across cultures, paying homage to their remarkable strength and unwavering spirit.

Drawing from his personal experiences and extensive research, Sambuu skillfully juxtaposes traditional Mongolian symbols, motifs, and iconography with contemporary artistic techniques. His artworks serve as a catalyst for dialogue and reflection, encouraging viewers to contemplate the evolving nature of cultural identity in the face of globalization, modernization, and societal shifts.

With his keen eye for detail, Sambuu's artworks present a visually stunning portrayal of the complex layers that constitute Mongolian cultural identity. From the nomadic traditions to the enduring spirit of Mongolian women, his pieces capture the essence of a rich and dynamic culture that continues to evolve in the modern world.

"Mothers of Invention" celebrates the indomitable spirit of women throughout history who have defied societal norms, overcome adversity, and driven progress through their creativity and innovation. Sambuu's artworks serve as a poignant reminder of the invaluable contributions made by women in shaping our world.

Return of the Forebears (diptych), 2020-2022, Acrylic on canvas, 220 x 380 cm
From left to right: (1) Candy Girl 1 , (2) Sweet on You, (3) Candy Girl 2, 2022, Acrylic on canvas, 80 x 67 cm
Return of the Forebears (#1), 2020-2022, Acrylic on canvas, 220 x 200 cm
Return of the Forebears (#2), 2020-2022, Acrylic on canvas, 220 x 190 cm
Return of the Forebears (#6), 2020-2022, Acrylic on canvas, 220 x 190 cm
Return of the Forebears (#5), 2020-2022, Acrylic on canvas, 220 x 180 cm
Return of the Forebears (#6), 2020-2022, Acrylic on canvas, 220 x 1980 cm