Anar means pomegranate in Persian. It is one of those fascinating words that travel in space and time: from the Middle East to India through Afghanistan, anar is a word used in Farsi, Kurdish, Dari, Urdu and Hindi. There is something magic and poetic to the pomegranate: it is a fruit full of symbolic meanings and […]

Foundation for Culture and Civil Society

In the course of our research in May 2011, we have had the chance to meet a number of inspiring people who contribute to the re-construction of Afghan civil society through cultural practices. Here is an excerpt about the Foundation for Culture and Civil Society from our article on Creative Kabul published on Domus in December 2011. “In […]