All posts by Vassiliy Lakhonin

Graduate of MA in Politics and Security in Central Asia (2012-2013), Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) – Аcademy in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic. Contact email: v.lakhonin@osce-academy.net

“The Kyrgyz Will Never Stop Eating Meat”

Our* collaborative photo essay aims to depict the cultural and traditional legacy of Kyrgyz people, incorporating a life history method and a documentary photography technique. It portrays a Kyrgyz traditional family from Baktuu Dolonotuu village in the Issyk-Kul region. They are hereditary shepherds, cattle breeders and butchers, who wish to perpetuate their traditions and livelihoods and pass them through the generations.
Continue reading “The Kyrgyz Will Never Stop Eating Meat”