Skateistan – The Tale of Skateboarding in Afghanistan

I recently curated a show at the 71A Gallery on Leonard Street in East London for Skateistan. Skateistan began as a Kabul-based Afghan NGO (Non-Governmental Organization) and is now an International non-profit charity providing skateboarding and educational programming in Afghanistan, Cambodia and Pakistan. Skateistan is non-political, independent, and inclusive of all ethnicities, religions and social backgrounds.

The work I curated was a mixture of photography representing street life in Kabul and photos taken by Skateistan students of their daily lives. Using disposable cameras they captured their homes, friends and of course skateboarding.

Photos courtesy of Skateistan


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