Contributors

Timur Nusimbekov

journalist, independent art curator, co‑founder and editor-in-chief at Adamdar/CA
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Malika Autalipova

photographer, editor, co‑founder and Creative Director at Adamdar/CA
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Dmitry Markov

documentary photographer, @dcim.ru
(Pskov, Russia)  

Lukpan Akhmedyarov

journalist, editor-in-chief at Uralskaya Nedelya
(Uralsk, Kazakhstan)

Paul Salopek

writer, National Geographic Fellow, author of Out of Eden Walk project
(USA)

Kuralay Meirbekova

artist, illustrator
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Elyor Nematov

Documentary maker, photographer
(Tashkent, Uzbekistan)

Magzhan Sagimbayev

explorer, writer
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Liza Kin

artist, designer
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Roman Zakharov

artist
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Balnour Nussipova

film director, photographer
(Astana, Kazakhstan)

Mirha Robotopolus

DJ, composer
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Mercury Cachalot

indie rock musician, contemporary Kazakh music researcher
(Astana, Kazakhstan)

Valentina Clare Michelotti

journalist, researcher
(Chicago, USA)

Valery Kaliyev

documentary photographer
(Karaganda, Kazakhstan)

Didar Kul-Mukhammed

illustrator, athor of Abai Cartoons project
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Meruyert Alonso

writer
(Lima, Peru)

Zair Asim

poet
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)  

Perizat Suleimanova

artist, illustrator
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Aiganym Mukhamejan

photographer, intern at Adamdar/CA
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Nicolas Journoud

artist, illustrator
(France, Central Asia)

Aizhan Baitimbetova

designer, illustrator
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Anisa Sabiri

film director, poet
(Dushanbe, Tajikistan)

Alexander Rappaport

architect, art expert
(Saint Petersburg, Russia)

Akjibek Beishebaeva

communications & culture professional
(Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan)

Dosym Satpayev

political analyst, publisher
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)

Rustam Kypshakbayev

Human rights expert
(Almaty, Kazakhstan)