The atrium wall of AUCA’s new campus transformed within the scope of the “Artystan” project
Rafael Vargas-Suarez, who signs his artworks as "Vargas-Suarez Universal", is a Mexican-born artist living in New York and working internationally. Currently, Rafael is working on a piece of art on the main wall of the central atrium in the new AUCA campus as part of the “Artystan” project.
No longer a foreigner, but a Central Asian citizen
Originally from New Rochelle, NY, Neil is a 4th year university student majoring in International Relations and Russian with the focus on the former Soviet Union. It’s been almost a year since he arrived in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, on the scholarship to study Central Asian Politics, Russian and Uzbek.
Anthropology Summer School in Issyk-Kul
The Anthropology Department of the American University of Central Asia together with the University of Tromso of Norway implemented the joint project “A Comparative Perspective on Cultural Ecology and Nomadic Life in Central Asia and Norway” in Kyrgyzstan’s “Akun Issyk - Kul” Resort, Kara-Oi village, from June 14 to 23, 2015.