Charred bodies lie scattered against blood-stained walls and debris covers the ground. The unusual thing in this gruesome scene is that the âbloodâ is red paint, and part of an art installation. Itâs a work by 23-year-old Afghan artist Malina Suliman. She risks her life, Suliman says, sometimes working by flashlight after dark, to create art in southern Kandahar province, still one of the most dangerous areas in the country. Her pieces, which range from conceptual art to paintings and sculpture, are bold representations of the problems facing her generation. âMany people had never seen an
More in Afghan street art by women, Malina Suliman has also been in the press recently. Shamsia Hassani will be in Geneva with a lecture, exhibit, and atelier June 12-17.