Untying the knots of Central Asian carpets

‘Because I am primarily interested in technological systems, innovation, and the evolution thereof, my fieldwork tends to focus on documenting the processes involved in pile textile production.’

Kyz Kala of Ancient Merv

…We have several years of documentation for this area and I am hoping to cover some of them gradually.

‘Spying’ on the Amu Darya

After georeferencing a number of CORONA images dating from June-July 1970 it is possible to appreciate how the riverine area has been drastically transformed through processes of soil deposition to the upstream and soil erosion towards the downstream…