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 […]