Afghanistan – Slovene Views

Friday, May 12th, 2017 | Exhibitions

Exhibition: Afghanistan – Slovene Views
Venue: Slovene Ethnographic Museum, Metelkova ulica 2, Ljubljana, SI
Date: April 25, 2017 – March 30, 2018
Opening: April 25, 2017, at 6 pm

Curator: Mag. Ralf Čeplak Mencin

The exhibition opens up new views of the land of Afghanistan, its rich cultural history and heritage, although the decades of conflict that began in the late 1970s have dramatically reshaped its cultural landscape and affected its people. The exhibition has been prepared by Ralf Čeplak Mencin, MA, the curator for Asia, Oceania and Australia at the Slovene Ethnographic Museum.

More about the exhibition

Part of the exhibition are three stories from the series I am a Refugee (text: Widad Tamimi, drawings: Vesna Bukovec). The three stories Pegasus, Haideri, An Afghan Man and 42 Family Members have their focus on Afghan refugees. They will be presented in Slovene and English language.

Na krilatem konju / Pegasus


Afganistanec in 42 družinskih članov / Afghani and 42 family members

Slovensko | English

Vesna Bukovec is a contemporary visual artist based in Slovenia.

She is a member of the art group KOLEKTIVA