Elyas Alavi : Exhibition at French Institute Kabul

Elyas Alavi is a painter and a performer.

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Here is another work :

 

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This is a work I did here in Afghanistan. It’s called ” A journey with my grandma’s scarf to her homeland” . It’s with 2 photos on the wall. In one of the photos, my grandma’s scarf is on a rock in a very snowy mountain near my grandma’s place.

She died in exile (in Iran) last year. However I put the scarf inside ice to melt in the gallery. In a way to show her soul is back to her homeland and melt there….