Voices on the Wall

We have been driving past that wall at least twice a week for a few months. A bland, anonymous, whatever wall. Until one day things changed. Until one day the wall caught our attention. It had suddenly came alive. Someone had turned it into a canvas. Someone used it as a loudspeaker to amplify her voice. […]

Children of war

In countries at war, childhood is a luxury that not everybody can afford. While walking around Kabul it is impossible not to notice group of street children at every corner. Industrious, sad, deprived of the lightness that should mark their age. They clean windshields, collect garbage, do deliveries pushing wheelbarrows. They burn incense over bits […]

Meet Rahraw Omarzad

Ustad Rahraw Omarzad is an artist, art teacher and writer who founded in 2004 the Center for Contemporary Arts Afghanistan (CCAA). He champions young women artists providing them with a safe space for free expression and the critical tools to reflect on their artistic work. His long lasting commitment to art education makes of Ustad Omarzad a […]