The Paradox of Polarity:
Contemporary Art from Central Asia
Bose Pacia, New York (February 2007)
This exhibition was conceptualized as part of Ahmady's ongoing curatorial project entitled The Taste of Others, intended at promoting artists of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan & Afghanistan). As New York City's first major exhibition from the region, The Paradox of Polarity offered a small survey of the numerous and richly varied forms of art flourishing in Central Asia today.
Artists: Vyacheslav Akhunov, Said Atabekov, Rustam Khalfin, Shailo Djekshenbaev, Muratbek Djoumaliev & Gulnara Kasmalieva, Ulan Djaparov, Yerbossyn Meldibekov, Almagul Menlibayeva, Roman Maskalev, Saken Narynov, Talant Ogobaev, Yelena and Viktor Vorobayeva, Julia Tikhonova.