Miriam Arghandiwal http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/28357/all en FEATURE-Afghan female artist beats the odds to create http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/feature-afghan-female-artist-beats-the-odds-create <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Miriam Arghandiwal</p> <p>KABUL/KANDAHAR, Afghanistan, Jan 29, (Reuters) - Charred bodies lie scattered against blood-stained walls and debris covers the ground. For Afghanistan, the only unusual thing in this gruesome scene is that the blood is red paint - and part of an art installation.</p> <p>It's a work by 23-year-old Afghan artist Malina Suliman, who risks her life, sometimes working by flashlight after dark, to create art in southern Kandahar province, the birthplace of the Taliban and still one of the country's most dangerous areas.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130128/feature-afghan-female-artist-beats-the-odds-create" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Asia Entertainment Miriam Arghandiwal Pashtun people Provinces of Afghanistan Religion War Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 04:45:21 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5740857 at http://www.globalpost.com