Iranian photographer Newsha Tavakolian wins Prince Claus Award 2015

Photojournalist-turned-artist Newsha Tavakolian takes home the 2015 Principal Prince Claus Award for her intimate protrayals of contemporary Iran.

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10 Kazakh artists to know now

From the diverse group of artists exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Strasbourg, France, Art Radar handpicks ten exciting Kazakh artists and artist duos you should know.

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Curators announced for Central Asian Pavillion, 54th Venice Biennial

VENICE BIENNIAL CENTRAL ASIAN PAVILLION ART CURATORS How and with whom does the contemporary art of Central Asia communicate? To whom is it addressed? In which language does it speak? Does it use a lingua franca, the language of most … Continue reading

East of Nowhere, important exhibition of rare post Soviet Central Asian art in Italy, 2009

CONTEMPORARY CENTRAL ASIAN ART Artworks from Central Asian artists hailing from nations that were formerly Soviet republics, including Kazahkstan, Afghanistan, Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan, are on display in an inaugural event launching the new space of Fondazione 107, in … Continue reading