The Statues Are Laughing:

Leeza Ahmady, curator of Central Asian art and films and  video artist, Mariam Ghani teamed up to bring these wonderful classic Afghan films and newsreel footage from Afghan films to the Guggenheim Museum. As the images and films percolate for a longer article, I’m right now enamored by the visuals from this film: Feature: Mujasemaha […]


Upset Press in the News

Upsetting Brooklyn by Eleanor J. Bader When Zohra Saed was a child, her father frequently spoke about two things: Islam and Afghanistan, her family’s country of origin. She found his stories riveting. In fact, she loved them so much that she started writing stories and poems of her own. “I’d go to the elementary school […]