Stalinabad


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Similarly, a series of SIB shots of young Tajik women in Stalinabad emphasized their cultural accomplishments within Soviet Tajik institutions.
Earlier photodocumentary projects like SSSR na stroike had stressed the orderliness of newly constructed cities like Stalinabad (so named until 1961, when it became Dushanbe), whose whitewashed dormitories and straight paved streets contrasted with the "clay huts with mud reeds" and the "narrow obscure streets" of the small hamlet that sat at the confluence of two rivers until Soviet modernization arrived.
In contrast to the confident Tajik women who claim the Soviet national spaces of Stalinabad for themselves, Central Asians in Moscow are reframed as objects for twice-removed European consumption: once in Soviet locations like the hippodrome, then again by international audiences through the frame of SIB's photographs.