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Four Seasons in an Afghan Village

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

Anna Badkhen first traveled to Afghanistan in 2001, as a war correspondent and has returned many times since, drawn by the exquisite tradition of carpet weaving. In The World Is a Carpet: Four Seasons in an Afghan Village, Badkhen traced the creation of a new carpet as it is woven by the women and children of the remote village Oqa, then she follows the carpet out into the world beyond.

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Anna Badkhen

Comments [3]

tom LI

What does she do - besides drawing, etc - to sustain herself and contribute to her sustenance while living with this people.

Jun. 05 2013 12:58 PM
tom LI

Really ? Not one picture of a carpet?

Jun. 05 2013 12:56 PM
fuva from harlemworld

Very interesting. (But, really, I hope this young lady does not let that elder woman call her 'big sister'.)

Jun. 05 2013 12:54 PM

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