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Drones on rugs

Colors Magazine

Weavers from Afghanistan traditionally incorporte themes from their everyday lives into their rugs. Since the Soviet occupation in 1979, they have turned to symbols of war; helicopters, hand grenades, tanks. After 2001, the iconography has been replaced by military features of the United States invasion. And now there are even predator drones on rugs. An image series.

  Guest curated by Lara Fritzsche

From Weekly Filet #194, in February 2015.

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