Book swapping in Kabul

It was such a joy to have the chance to swap books with Bette Dam! Her work is absolutely remarkable: serious, committed, scrupulous – we are really proud to count her among our friends. Her fully-Afghan produced book, A Man and a Motorcycle. How Hamid Karzai Came to Power cam be purchased here. A big […]

Quasi Fellini

Rain, rain. A slow and cold rain. The dull grey sky paints an eerie atmosphere that looks like one of Giorgio De Chirico’s paintings. Kabul is strangely beautiful in this light. Mud softens the sound of our steps, I have the displacing feeling of looking at myself from the outside. The camera is set on […]

A cute moment

The celebration that the Minister of Culture and Information organised for the International Women’s Day was nicely put together. The walls of the meeting room are covered with portraits of the important figures who have contributed to the history of Afghanistan. The portait of a bespectacled man with white rimmed glasses kept staring at me […]