Born in Almaty, Southern Kazakhstan, now lives and works in Innsbruck, Austria.
Aida Issakhankyzy is an architect, who is also engaged in artistic practices. Works in a variety of techniques, including traditional hand-drawn graphics and paintings, digital media, software and tools, photography, and scenography. Her artistic practices can be described as research-based art or art-based research. She states all her practices as dedicated to the questions of space, time, and light - architecture, while languages* of art give her wider access to the forms of investigations and freedom to explore those questions. In her latest artistic practices Aida researches the visual and tectonic patterns and languages of regional Central Asian, nomadic spaces and objects that were created to fill that spaces.
She is also often involved in exhibitions constructing processes both in tangible and online worlds