Artist Dilyara Kaipova has been working on a series of projects inspired by traditional Uzbek textiles. She has participated in local and international contemporary art exhibitions. Previously, Kaipova worked as a production designer at the Muqimiy Uzbek State Musical Theater and an actor and the artistic director of the student theater at the Uzbekistan State Institute of Arts and Culture.
During her residency, Kaipova studied the local textile tradition using the collection of the State Silk Museum as a reference. She conducted a series of lectures, artist talks, and workshops on Uzbek textiles and ways of creatively interpreting museum collections.