Kazakhstan

Love, loss and celebration: take a soul-nourishing 7500km train ride across Kazakhstan

Love, loss and celebration: take a soul-nourishing 7500km train ride across Kazakhstan

Welcome to the USA: Assel Aushakimova on making Kazakhstan’s first lesbian film

Welcome to the USA: Assel Aushakimova on making Kazakhstan’s first lesbian film

Punk Orientalism: how the art of rebellion in Central Asia is challenging the scars of the Soviet past

Punk Orientalism: how the art of rebellion in Central Asia is challenging the scars of the Soviet past

One Kazakh artist is ripping up plastics — and the legacy of Soviet rule

One Kazakh artist is ripping up plastics — and the legacy of Soviet rule

Kazakhstan’s sought-after producer Imanbek wins Grammy for SAINt JHN’s ‘Roses’ remix

Kazakhstan’s sought-after producer Imanbek wins Grammy for SAINt JHN’s ‘Roses’ remix

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

Mask media: Soviet Kazakh health posters from the 1970s

Mask media: Soviet Kazakh health posters from the 1970s

By reimagining the national dress, one artist shows what it really means to be a woman in modern Kazakhstan

By reimagining the national dress, one artist shows what it really means to be a woman in modern Kazakhstan

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 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?