Shamsia Hassani is a graffiti artist and a lecturer of Fine Arts at Kabul University, Afghanistan. She received her bachelor’s degree in Arts in 2010 and master’s degree in Visual Arts in 2014 from Kabul University. She is a co-founder of Berang Art Organization, an artist-run group that promotes contemporary art and culture in Afghanistan through programs, workshops, seminars, and exhibitions. Her work has been shown in Afghanistan, Australia, Denmark, Germany, Iran, India, Norway, Switzerland, and Vietnam, where she has also participated in conferences and workshops.
Published August 9, as the Taliban rapidly took control of a large part of Afghanistan