The Art of Life in Chinese Central Asia
The Art of Life in Chinese Central Asia (ALACCA) is curated and written by Darren Byler in collaboration with Uyghur, Han and Kazakh writers artists, film-makers, writers, musicians and poets. The site is focused on emerging forms of art and politics in Northwest China and Central Asia.
Content type: Short essays analyzing pop-culture artifacts such as music videos, poetry, photography, literature, documentary film and cultural events.
Intended audience: General Audience, China Studies, Central Asian Studies, Ethnic Minority Studies, Migration
Host institution: Hosted privately, with funding from the University of Washington, Simpson Center for the Humanities
- Chinese Central Asia
- Urban Studies
- minority politics
- Chinese literature
- popular culture
- Han Chinese
- New Silk Road
- Central Asia
- state violence
- Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies
- East Asia