Afghan artist Kubra Khademi: ‘The Taliban are threatened by the power of women and art’
23 April 2023 | 3:44 pm
To mark Afghan women's day on FRANCE 24, we hear from two women wielding their art in resistance against the Taliban. Performance and visual artist Kubra Khademi lives in France because her artwork provoked death threats at home in Afghanistan. Now based in Paris, she creates artwork about being in exile.
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