STUFF | Three tapestries smuggled out of Afghanistan are part of a new exhibition at New Plymouth Govett Brewster Art Gallery

STUFF | Three tapestries smuggled out of Afghanistan are part of a new exhibition at New Plymouth Govett Brewster Art Gallery

Khadim Ali

March 12, 2022

They have been knifed, disguised and abandoned, and now three towering tapestries successfully smuggled out of Afghanistan as the Taliban took over are on display in New Plymouth.

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Featuring: Faiza Butt, Adeela Suleman, Sadequain, Seher Naveed, Khadim Ali, Waqas Khan, Aisha Khalid, Salman Toor

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Khadim Ali

"What Now My Friend?, curated by Salima Hashmi at Aicon Gallery, New York (December 17–January 23) denotes the perpetual saga of strife between the oppressors and the oppressed. Employing the metaphor of Rustom and Sohrab from the illustrations of Shahnameh Ali narrates the current political, racial and religious contradictions. In the exhibition, his large-scale tapestries portray the presence of power and map the conflict between countries, besides describing the latest calamities, such as Covid-19."