Shams Najafi: From Realism to Reality | Dari Realisme Menjadi Realitas

Five moments from a conversation between artists Shams Najafi and Joyce Fung about Shams’s art and life.

Mina’s Art

I want to give women a space to feel their own strength, beauty, power, and to tell their stories not quite.   I am no bird; and no net ensnares me: I am a free human being with an independent will. Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make…

Invasion of Crows تهاجم کلاغ ها

شهناز خلیلی رهبری یک گروه هنرمندان از نقاشان افغانستان را بر عهده دارد. گروه آنها به دنبال ترسیم تصویری واقعی از آنچه در کشورشان می‌گذرد، هستند. حتی اگر بمیرند باز استخوان هایشان شکل می گیرد و دستانشان از خاک بیرون می آید تا برای آبادانی وطن مبارزه کنند.   Shahnaz Khalili leads an artists collective…

Atonement of Secrets تاوان راز ها

Atonement of Secrets تاوان راز ها is the winner of the archipelago’s inaugural Art and Photography Competition.

Sangi Sabur سنگی صبور

It was Tuesday and the second period was math. Math was boring for me. Before the break time I had headaches and my mood was badly off due to incomplete assignments I had that day. The moment the bell rang, everyone started going out for break to have their snacks and play their favorite games.…