In the latest issue of Steppe…virtuoso violinist Marat Bisengaliev talks about his life, Aliya Abykayeva-Tiesenhausen profiles contemporary artist Almagul Menlibayeva, Birgit Brauer interviews Krym Altynbekov, restorer of ancient artefacts, Little Genghis is let loose on Astana, and the feature stories take in wild fruit forests, tulips, tus kiiz (beautiful embroidered yurt hangings), Kazakh film, and a journey across the steppe by train. All from Kazakhstan.
Steppe 9, published in Winter 2011, is the current issue of Steppe. The next issue, Steppe 10, will be published in Autumn 2013.
Click here to see Steppe 9 contents in full and get a sneak preview of some of the articles below