P
R
E
V
N
E
X
T

Installation view of DILYARA KAIPOVA’s (top to bottom) Zar-devor, 2019, abr-stained cotton fabric from Margilan, embroidery by the artist and craftsmen from Kashkadarya, 45 × 350 cm; and Chapan “Scream,” 2019, handmade abr-stained cotton fabric from Margilan, height 130 cm, at “Northern Lights of the South,” Zero Line Gallery, Tashkent, 2019. Courtesy the artist and Zero Line Gallery. 

Uzbekistan

The new Center for Contemporary Art (CCA) in Tashkent, which had a soft launch in April, is part of Gayane Umerova’s overhaul of Uzbekistan’s art institutions as the executive director of the culture ministry’s Art and Culture Development Foundation (ACDF). The organization has raised hopes of a regeneration of the country’s art scene following years of stagnation. However, inflation continues to leave much of the population struggling. Uzbekistan’s entry into the Turkic Council in October is an attempt to court international investment near and far.

This article is not available on our website yet. 

ORDER the print edition of Almanac Vol. XV, in which this article is printed, for USD 30.

SUBSCRIBE NOW to receive ArtAsiaPacific’s print editions, including the issue with this article, for only USD 95 a year or USD 180 for two years.  


Ads
RossiRossi CHRISTIE"S Opera Gallery