And these are the best photos I took last time I was in Afghanistan
Tbh I look at these photos and wonder why I’m not famous yet
- Immortal Technique, “The Poverty of Philosophy” (via eb-n-flo)
Disposable Bodies Series (2011-2013) - Palestinian Artist Laila Shawa
In The Other Side of Paradise, I explore the motivations behind the shahida—the Arabic term for “female suicide bomber”—a question that few people would likely choose to consider. The core of the shahida model revolves around a troubling confusion of eroticization and weaponization. In this installation, I sought to assign to each aspirant an identity and wholeness that would otherwise be denied her in the routinely horrific media reports of female suicide bombers in Gaza. - LS
The Other Side of Paradise is the title of the exhibition that hosted the Disposable Bodies Series.
Photographs taken in Tajikistan, on the border with Afghanistan, depicting the Afghan side of the border.
SOUTHERN AFGHANISTAN. 1978. Portraits of Baloch women and girls in traditional clothes.
Photographs by Roland and Sabrina Michaud.
Kuchis (nomadic Pashtuns) near the great statues of the three Buddhas in Bamiyan, Afghanistan. 1977-78.
Photographs by Tony Bates.