It took us fourteen months for the completion of the first draft of The Little Book of Kabul. It has been a long journey full of surprises and discoveries. We have tried to reverberate through words and images what Kabul has gifted us through the eyes of her artists. We built a narrative in fifty […]
And season’s greetings wherever you are!
From Hans van Otterloo
One more postcard has arrived and its photo has reached us. Its travel has gone full circle.
Remember our Postal Adventures? I must confess that when we sent the postcards we didn’t fully believe they would actually arrive: we thought it would be a bit if an experiment and a test to both our optimism and the Afghan postal system. And guess what? The first postcard has reached The Netherlands yesterday and […]
Buying, writing, sending postcards in Kabul feels almost like being in short story by Borges or Calvino. The disruption of the postal service is one of the overlooked side effects of wars and conflicts – imagine a postman cycling streets with no name with shifting piles of rubbles or a mail van driving across a […]
We made it! Thank you all! Your trust and support means the world to us! (Yes, for this one time I think I can afford three exclamation marks in three lines…)
Here are the comments we have so far received from those who bought the book and contributed to the Indiegogo campaign. Thank you all, this is really encouraging! i.chambers: “An extremely significant initiative in this cruel times.” rumford: “Good luck!” “This looks great. Good luck! I look forward to my copy ;)” petertlang:”the kind of […]
18 are the months since we first conceived this project as an article titled Creative Kabul. A great thank you for this goes to Domus for having made it possible. 32 are the days since we started this round of research. 30 are the days left to the end of our Indiegogo campaign. 12000 dollars is the ambitious goal […]