Revival in the Post-Soviet Era:
TALK at asia house MODERATED BY ROSE ISSA
ART TALK: 23 May 2019, 18.30 - 20.30
Asia House London
63 New Cavendish St, London W1G 7LP
Moderator: Rose Issa
Revival in the Post-Soviet Era: Linking contemporary Azerbaijani and Central Asian art to its ancient roots.
Join us for 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 will expand on the region's oppressed cultural identity under the Soviet regime and art's powerful revival in the Post-Soviet era.
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The talk is part of the Asia House 2019 Spring Arts and Learning programme and is organised jointly by Asia House and Caspia Contemporary Gallery, supported by the Embassy of Azerbaijan in London, Azerbaijan House in London and The British-Kazakh Society. The talk coincides with Caspia Contemporary's exhibition 'Contemporary Art from Azerbaijan, Journey of the Soul' at Asia House London running from Tuesday 21 May to Saturday 25 May, from 10 am to 6 pm on weekdays, and 10 am to 1 pm on Saturday.
For more information please contact Afsana Tahirova: firstname.lastname@example.org