Revival in the Post-Soviet Era: Linking Contemporary Azerbaijani and Central Asian Art to Its Ancient Roots

A fascinating conversation with art historian Dr. Aliya de Tiesenhausen, artist Asmar Narimanbekova and gallerist Afsana Tahirova moderated by curator and writer Rose Issa, as they present the journey of contemporary Azerbaijani and Central Asian art from its historic roots to current times. They expanded on the region’s oppressed cultural identity under the Soviet regime, its powerful revival in the Post-Soviet era and its manifestation in today’s Central Asian art.