How were the Soviet Union’s Central Asian and Caucasian minorities portrayed in film, and why was this? To find out, Valeriya Nakshun takes a look at Russian history and the ‘Soviet eastern’ genre.
Beyond gender and genocide: decades after her passing, the story of Armen Ohanian – the ‘Dancer of Shamahka’ – has inspired a new generation of Armenian artists
From Eastern European Jew to Caucasian Muslim prince extraordinaire: Valeriya Nakshun looks at the life of an enigmatic 20th century author and issues of cultural appropriation
Joobin Bekhrad talks to artist collective Slavs and Tatars about their curation of art from Central Asia and the Caucasus at this year’s Art Dubai