Kazakhstan

5 films that showcase the real Kazakhstan

5 films that showcase the real Kazakhstan

Mariam: the true story of a Kazakh woman’s self-discovery after her husband’s sudden disappearance

Mariam: the true story of a Kazakh woman’s self-discovery after her husband’s sudden disappearance

Digital nomads: how Gen-Z artist Anvar Musrepov is unearthing Kazakhstan’s history 

Digital nomads: how Gen-Z artist Anvar Musrepov is unearthing Kazakhstan’s history 

Techno-shamans and flying yurts: follow the fashion label developing Central Asian futurism

Techno-shamans and flying yurts: follow the fashion label developing Central Asian futurism

‘… and somewhere everyday life turned into a miracle.’ 2 poems by Kazakh author Aigerim Tazhi

‘… and somewhere everyday life turned into a miracle.’ 2 poems by Kazakh author Aigerim Tazhi

Kazakhstan’s feminist artists are finding hope in dark times. These 3 women are leading the way

Kazakhstan’s feminist artists are finding hope in dark times. These 3 women are leading the way

Go forth and multiply: notes from an accidental fertility tour of Central Asia

Go forth and multiply: notes from an accidental fertility tour of Central Asia

Why it’s time to talk about Borat's Roma problem

Why it’s time to talk about Borat’s Roma problem

I spent 600 days walking the Silk Road, seeing the Caucasus and Central Asia by foot

I spent 600 days walking the Silk Road, seeing the Caucasus and Central Asia by foot

‘People believe that they are unlovable’: Kazakh cartoonist Aisulu Talkanbay on championing self-acceptance

‘People believe that they are unlovable’: Kazakh cartoonist Aisulu Talkanbay on championing self-acceptance

Empire state of mind: the legacy of the Russian Revolution in Central Asia

Empire state of mind: the legacy of the Russian Revolution in Central Asia

Meet the sisters behind an Almaty organic shop vowing to bring Kazakhs closer together

Meet the sisters behind an Almaty organic shop vowing to bring Kazakhs closer together

Letter from Khorgos: does the ‘new Dubai’ on the Kazakh-Chinese border live up to its promise?

Letter from Khorgos: does the ‘new Dubai’ on the Kazakh-Chinese border live up to its promise?

Meet the Kazakh boxing champ mixing self-defence classes with legal help for women

Meet the Kazakh boxing champ mixing self-defence classes with legal help for women

i-Sanj: Kazakh TV channel introduces its first virtual news anchor

i-Sanj: Kazakh TV channel introduces its first virtual news anchor

Selfie sticks at the Aral Sea: another example of disaster tourism’s self-indulgence?

Selfie sticks at the Aral Sea: another example of disaster tourism’s self-indulgence?

Photos from a whirlwind trip around Kazakhstan in search of adventure and serenity

Photos from a whirlwind trip around Kazakhstan in search of adventure and serenity

Fashion brand Roxwear wants you to know what it means to be young in post-Soviet Central Asia

Fashion brand Roxwear wants you to know what it means to be young in post-Soviet Central Asia

From Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan, this Insta account gives you a daily slice of life in Central Asia

From Kazakhstan to Turkmenistan, this Insta account gives you a daily slice of life in Central Asia

Kazakhstan’s first LGBTQ magazine is committed to creating a community against the odds

Kazakhstan’s first LGBTQ magazine is committed to creating a community against the odds