1. Contributors

        Georgy Mamedov

        curator, Bishkek

      1. Georgy Mamedov (born 1984) is a curator. He is also artistic co-director of central Asian artistic, research, and activist platform, STAB (School of Theory and Activism—Bishkek), Bishkek. From 2007 to 2009 Mamedov was director of Bactria Cultural Centre, Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The center invites local as well as international artists, curators, and musicians to participate in and initiate projects. With Boris Chukhovich and Oksana Shatalova, Mamedov curated Lingua Franca/Франк тили, Central Asia Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, 2011. He also curated the educational and residency program, Artist and/in Community, which was initiated by Bactria Cultural Centre and traveled to towns in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan from 2010 to 2011. Mamedov lives and works in Bishkek. [Last updated 2012]