139 Documentary Center is a public space, where all contributors and participants emerge as a community, which is diverse, dynamic and interconnected. We share passion and commitment to our neighborhoods, city, country, and larger region of Central Asia. 139 Documentary Center encourages pluralism and equality










Timur Karpov
Founding, Executive Director

1990, Tashkent


Documentary photographer, film producer, and cultural entrepreneur committed to human rights, environmental justice and sustainable development. He has been working extensively as a project lead, film producer and art manager in the cultural and creative industry, and non-profit sector for more than 15 years in Uzbekistan and Eurasia


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Denis Kozlov

Executive assistant

1987, Tashkent


Printmaker, photographer, electronic music collective Fragment︎︎︎ resident


Soundcloud︎︎︎



Umida Akhmedova

Honorary Member

1955, Tashkent


Award-winning documentary photographer, filmmaker, senior mentor, Vaclav Havel prize laureate for creative dissent


Adamdar/CA︎︎︎
Bird In Flight︎︎︎
Goethe Institut︎︎︎
Repost︎︎︎
UzbekForum︎︎︎
Sage Journals︎︎︎

Facebook︎︎︎

Instagram︎︎︎



Oleg Karpov

Founding member and associate curator

1963, Tashkent


Film director, researcher, photography collector, curator of VideoART.uz independent film festival (2007-2017), director of Tashkent Cinematography Museum (2004-2009)


YouTube︎︎︎



Vyacheslav Akhunov

1984, Tashkent


Renowned contemporary artist, writer, philosopher


Aspan Gallery︎︎︎
Sapar Contemporary︎︎︎
Laura Bulian Gallery︎︎︎
Adamdar/CA︎︎︎
Duke University Press︎︎︎



Yuri Vedenin

1984, Tashkent


Photographer, contemporary artist, vintage photography practitioner, designer


Instagram︎︎︎



Dona Kulmatova

1989, Tashkent


Freelance interior designer, individual partner of ICOMOS, Central Asian Architectural Landscape project participant, MSc in Architectural Preservation and Protection, BA in Architecture and Design from Tashkent Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering


Central Asian Archaeological Landscapes︎︎︎



Ulugbek Khaitov

1992, Tashkent


Architect, designer, individual partner of International Council on Monuments and Sites, BA in Architecture and Design Tashkent Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering


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Alexey Volosevich

1967, Tashkent


Journalist, documentary photographer, editor of Asia Terra︎︎︎ online media


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Farida Chariff

1989, Tashkent


Housing rights activist; founder and administrator of online community Tashkent-Snos︎︎︎, interpreter



Dilmira Matyakubova

Tashkent


Human rights activist, policy analyst, co-director of the UzInvestigations︎︎︎ civic initiative, The Foreign Policy Center research fellow


The Foreign Policy Center︎︎︎



Vera Sukhina

1995, Tashkent


Journalist, community organizer, and feminist activist. She is a co-founder of Sarpa Media︎︎︎, an online project about lifestyle, sex education, gender and human rights for teenagers and youth, and co-organized of Not Her Fault Fest Tashkent 2020


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Nastya Cherepanova

1993, Tashkent


Feminist activist, freelance designer and writer, and co-founder of Sarpa Media︎︎︎ an online project gender and human rights, and co-organizer of Not Her Fault Fest Tashkent 2020



Yuriy Khodjayev

1979, Tashkent


Art director at Sila bar, DJ, co-curator of the project Faculty of Acoustics︎︎︎, electronic music collective Fragment︎︎︎ resident, co-organizer of Stihia festiva︎︎︎l at the Aral Sea ship cemetery


Calvert Journal︎︎︎
Soundcloud︎︎︎



Dilyara Kaipova

1967, Tashkent


Contemporary artist, pastel painter, textile artist who rethinks traditional Uzbek ikat motifs, abra fabrics, and embroidery by integrating them with the symbols and characters of contemporary pop culture and political symbols. The impact of globalization and politics on national identity, memory, and values boldly speak through her works


Voices on Central Asia︎︎︎
Arthubabudhabi︎︎︎

Artsy︎︎︎

Sapar Contemporary︎︎︎



Irina Matvienko


Feminist activist, copywriter and journalist, founder of anti-violence online community NeMolchi.Uz︎︎︎


Context.Uz︎︎︎

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139 Documentary Center is a public space, where all contributors and participants emerge as a community, which is diverse, dynamic and interconnected. We share passion and commitment to our neighborhoods, city, country, and larger region of Central Asia. 139 Documentary Center encourages pluralism and equality








Name

Timur Karpov
Founding, Executive Director

Year

1990

Location

Tashkent
Bio

Documentary photographer, film producer, and cultural entrepreneur committed to human rights, environmental justice and sustainable development. He has been working extensively as a project lead, film producer and art manager in the cultural and creative industry, and non-profit sector for more than 15 years in Uzbekistan and Eurasia
Profile

Denis Kozlov

Executive assistant

1987

Tashkent

Printmaker, photographer, electronic music collective Fragment︎︎︎ resident

Umida Akhmedova

Honorary Founding Member

1955

Tashkent

Award-winning documentary photographer, filmmaker, senior mentor, Vaclav Havel prize laureate for creative dissent


Oleg Karpov

Founding member and associate curator

1963

Tashkent

Film director, researcher, photography collector, curator of VideoART.uz independent film festival (2007-2017), director of Tashkent Cinematography Museum (2004-2009)


Yuri Vedenin

1984

Tashkent

Photographer, contemporary artist, vintage photography practitioner, designer


Dona Kulmatova

1989

Tashkent

Freelance interior designer, individual partner of ICOMOS, Central Asian Architectural Landscape project participant, MSc in Architectural Preservation and Protection, BA in Architecture and Design from Tashkent Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Ulugbek Khaitov

1992

Tashkent

Architect, designer, individual partner of International Council on Monuments and Sites, BA in Architecture and Design Tashkent Institute of Architecture and Civil Engineering

Alexey Volosevich

1967

Tashkent

Journalist, documentary photographer, editor of Asia Terra︎︎︎ online media 

Facebook︎︎︎

Farida Chariff

1959

Tashkent

Housing rights activist; founder and administrator of online community Tashkent-Snos︎︎︎, interpreter

Dilmira Matyakubova

Tashkent

Human rights activist, policy analyst, co-director of the UzInvestigations︎︎︎ civic initiative, The Foreign Policy Center research fellow

Vera Sukhina

1995

Tashkent

Journalist, community organizer, and feminist activist. She is a co-founder of Sarpa Media︎︎︎, an online project about lifestyle, sex education, gender and human rights for teenagers and youth, and co-organized of Not Her Fault Fest Tashkent 2020

Nastya Cherepanova

1993

Tashkent

Feminist activist, freelance designer and writer, and co-founder of Sarpa Media︎︎︎ an online project gender and human rights, and co-organizer of Not Her Fault Fest Tashkent 2020

Yuriy Khodjayev 

1979

Tashkent

Art director at Sila bar, DJ, co-curator of the project Faculty of Acoustics︎︎︎, electronic music collective Fragment︎︎︎ resident, co-organizer of Stihia festiva︎︎︎at the Aral Sea ship cemetery 

Dilyara Kaipova

1967

Tashkent

Contemporary artist, pastel painter, textile artist who rethinks traditional Uzbek ikat motifs, abra fabrics, and embroidery by integrating them with the symbols and characters of contemporary pop culture and political symbols. The impact of globalization and politics on national identity, memory, and values boldly speak through her works

Irina Matvienko

Feminist activist, copywriter and journalist, founder of anti-violence online community NeMolchi.Uz︎︎︎