Tagging Afghanistan: Graffiti Art in a Combat Zone
Is the next Banksy an ISAF vet? This article from a while back just caught my attention (H/T to Doctrine Man for pointing it out). The piece explores graffiti art on the security barriers at Kandahar Airfield. Great write-up, fantastic photos.
If you’re in the ‘Stan and happen to pass by any graffiti art on your FOB, please take a snap and send it to me: firstname.lastname@example.org. If we can muster enough material, we might turn it into some kind of online gallery.
Kathleen J. McInnis is a PhD candidate at the Department of War Studies, King’s College London and a Research Consultant at Chatham House. She served as a Pentagon strategist from 2006-2009. She is the editor of the WOTR series, Art of War.
Photo credit: Daniel Naish