Jamshed Kholikov (Tajikistan) is a designer and a devout art promoter living in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. Over the past decade, he has initiated a number of online projects such as the Tajik Development Gateway and a virtual art gallery, Arzhang, which documents the works of artists. As a contemporary art lover, Kholikov seeks opportunities for developing the practice by serving as a connecting point between Tajik artists and artists of other nations in Central Asia. In recent years, he has helped guide various international art personalities and organizations in their research and project initiations in Tajikistan.
Recent prominent exhibitions include:
I Dream of the Stans: New Central Asian Video, curated by Leeza Ahmady at Winkleman Gallery, New York; traveled to Museo de Arte El Salvador, San Salvador, El Salvador
House of Tolerance: Versions, Soros Center for Contemporary Art, Almaty, Kazakhstan
Bum Bum, 4th International Bishkek Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
Mediateka within Muzykstan, Central Asia Pavilion, 52nd Venice Biennale