Uzbekistan

Ripoff fashion ruled Eastern Europe's label-hungry 90s. Why are designers celebrating it now?

Ripoff fashion ruled Eastern Europe’s label-hungry 90s. Why are designers celebrating it now?

Tashkent's first documentary photo gallery is striking out into new and untested waters

Tashkent’s first documentary photo gallery is striking out into new and untested waters

How one Russian rock concert transformed into an international movement against domestic abuse

How one Russian rock concert transformed into an international movement against domestic abuse

Uzbekistan’s liberal Ilkhom Theatre survived decades of dictatorship. Now real estate developers could spell its downfall

Uzbekistan’s liberal Ilkhom Theatre survived decades of dictatorship. Now real estate developers could spell its downfall

An NGO is fighting to save the history of Samarkand’s old Jewish quarter

An NGO is fighting to save the history of Samarkand’s old Jewish quarter

Koryo-Saram in America: meet the Korean-Uzbeks who fled prejudice in Russia and made Brooklyn their home 

Koryo-Saram in America: meet the Korean-Uzbeks who fled prejudice in Russia and made Brooklyn their home 

 Sleighing it: the ultimate Calvert gift guide for a cosy and concrete-inspired Christmas

Sleighing it: the ultimate Calvert gift guide for a cosy and concrete-inspired Christmas

Our 10 favourite books of 2019 will change how you see the world

Our 10 favourite books of 2019 will change how you see the world

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

‘I’m a stranger at home and nobody abroad’: in Of Strangers and Bees, Hamid Ismailov captures the ache of emigration 

‘I’m a stranger at home and nobody abroad’: in Of Strangers and Bees, Hamid Ismailov captures the ache of emigration 

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

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

Uzbekistan’s first contemporary art centre to open in Tashkent

Uzbekistan’s first contemporary art centre to open in Tashkent

The Las Vegas of Central Asia? Investors reportedly eye Uzbek town for new casino complex

The Las Vegas of Central Asia? Investors reportedly eye Uzbek town for new casino complex

Uncertain future for Uzbekistan’s avant-garde gallery as key backer reported ready to disband

Uncertain future for Uzbekistan’s avant-garde gallery as key backer reported ready to disband

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?

See Central Asia’s unique Soviet architecture in all its brutal glory

See Central Asia’s unique Soviet architecture in all its brutal glory

Punk Orientalism: these artists are confronting the legacy of Soviet imperialism

Punk Orientalism: these artists are confronting the legacy of Soviet imperialism

British sculptor's monument to Uzbek autocrat Islam Karimov unveiled in Moscow

British sculptor’s monument to Uzbek autocrat Islam Karimov unveiled in Moscow

Signs of life: does a music festival in a desert offer hope for cultural reform in Uzbekistan?

Signs of life: does a music festival in a desert offer hope for cultural reform in Uzbekistan?