In Afghanistan, artists say the new Taliban regime is killing art – meet the people resisting the new regime out on the streets and online

//In Afghanistan, artists say the new Taliban regime is killing art – meet the people resisting the new regime out on the streets and online

In Afghanistan, artists say the new Taliban regime is killing art – meet the people resisting the new regime out on the streets and online

Two days after the Taliban seized Afghanistan’s Kabul last month, 26-year-old artist Sara took the terracotta plates she’d painted with images praising inspirational Afghan women – and hurled them to the ground.“Art, for me, was to be able to express everything I couldn’t say with words,” she said from the capital. “It dealt mainly with violence against women.”The last Taliban regime from 1996 to 2001 saw women brutally suppressed, as well as music banned and the destruction of artworks and…

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