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“It’s hard to be young …”

Written by on Wednesday, 21 August 2013
Culture and History, Tajikistan
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Exhibition of Contemporary Art “It’s hard to be young …” is taking place these days in Dushanbe, at the National Museum of Tajikistan. The slogan of the event “An alternative view on the problems of youth through contemporary art.”

According to the organizers:

the purpose of the exhibition – to provide an opportunity for young people to explore new forms of contemporary art, to show an alternative view on the problems of youth through contemporary art, to rethink the role of the youth in the country. The exhibition is a research  of young people problems and their none \ participation in decision-making process. An interdisciplinary approach to the selection of the exhibition works allowed various categories of ‘youth’ to take part in the exhibition.  In our understanding ” artist is working on the creation of a universal work of art – a society”.

Different people took part in the exhibition: artists, social activists, debaters, designers, operators, amature and professional photographers. The works cover different forms- video, digital graphics, photography, installation, action, performance. Curators of the exhibition are -A. Basanova, Sh. Shermatova and F. Kuziev.

Below you may find  several interesting works of the exhibition:

“Art and Life”  byAziza Sultanova


Photo series “Reflection”  byBahriddin Isamutdinov and Damir Egamberdiev:


 Tajik Kung-Fu (Posters) by Alexei Rumyantsev:

Cast (Photoshoot)  by Bahrom Ismatov:


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