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Female Artist in Libya – How art paints the way in the country

Takwa Barnosa (left) – with Namibian entrepreneur Zodidi Jewel Gaseb – discusses her work

Two years ago, the 19-year-old Libyan artist Takwa Barnosa founded an art foundation in her traumatized homeland. She explains to DW what she seeks to achieve with it.

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28.06.2017 | 10:02

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Drawing with nails and thread

British artist Debbie Smyth uses a unique method of drawing. She uses nails and thread!

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22.02.2014 | 10:49

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Play and win

Copyright: Andrea Brussig

The “Artcard” game was first developed in Sweden to seek new ways of disseminating the works of women artists. Today, Berlin is experiencing its first version of the “Artcard” game with Mini Kapur, who is the owner of the gallery, Under the Mango Tree, in Berlin.

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11.10.2013 | 14:25

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Paradise on earth

Dena with her students

Paradise has colours of its own, bright and rare! Kashmir has been called the paradise on earth so it sure does have colours. But what kind of colours are these? Conflict has ridden this place and the minds of its people into shades of anger, frustration and hopelessness. From nature’s golden greens to the black, grey and red shades of conflict, the paradise has had a paradigm shift.

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13.11.2012 | 11:59

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‘I can’t hold a gun in my hand and shoot’

Most of the women in Indian administered Kashmir never think of choosing theatre as a career option. Even if they want to be a part of theatre, the conservative set-up forces them to opt for a more “decent” career choice. In a place where no woman has ever dared to work for theatre, Ifra Kak took the first step. Born and brought up in Jammu, Ifra is the daughter of Mushtaq Kak, a well known theatre actor and director.

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31.10.2012 | 14:21

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Painting pain and renunciation

Khadija Hashmi’s “two-faced” woman

Crisis and conflict in Afghanistan often overshadows the innumerable achievements of men and women, who are striving to promote art and culture in their country. Until some time back, girls were not allowed to pick up a pen and write a single word, but now they hold painting brushes and use their imagination to express their feelings.

Marina Zaffari profiles some promising women artists from her country.

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18.10.2012 | 13:53

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