Nomad 2023: A Living Land
“Nomad 2023: A Living Land” is an invitation for the mountain communities and creatives of Central Asia and beyond to engage with the multi-dimensional concept of land during a three-day festival 22-24 September 2023.
The festival will explore how land not only shapes communities and individuals but is itself also moulded and changed by human activity.
The notion of “A Living Land” incorporates all forms of life, animate and inanimate, everything beneath, within and above the earth. Notions of land and sustainability also extend to the way the natural environment “speaks” in return, and its role in ongoing human survival and spiritual identity.
The festival of “A Living Land” will engage communities through a regional film and creative writing/digital experiments, awards, practical workshops, fashion, digital imaging, music, and immersive performances, and explore its many layered meanings and manifestations.
International Film Festival
The Film Festival “Nomad 2023: A Living Land” is organized by the Communications and Media Department of the University of Central Asia to be held in Naryn, Kyrgyzstan. The Film Festival aims to provide a platform for emerging filmmakers contributing to the development of the film industry throughout Central Asia and beyond.Enter Film Festival
Creative Writing/Digital Experiments
The organizers of “Nomad 2023: A Living Land” festival invites emerging writers aged over 18 from Central Asia and beyond to participate in its inaugural Creative Writing and Digital Experiments. The Competition aims to raise the profile of creative writing and provide a platform to emerging writers for their original, unpublished work in response to the festival theme, “A Living Land.”