Deserting the Uzbek City

Author(s): Francois Gruber

Type: Photograph

Department: European Institute

Exhibit no: 47

Francois Gruber
The deserted Uzbek desert, formerly the famous Silk Road.

What used to be the famous silk road during the 15th Century has now been totally forgotten by the Uzbek government, which prioritized the Uzbek cities' urbanisation. Some people are still living in the desert under extreme conditions.