TITLE: Afghan Art and Architecture Through the Ages
SPEAKER: Hamid Naweed
EVENT DATE: 08/06/2013
FORMAT: Video + Captions
RUNNING TIME: 69 minutes
TRANSCRIPT: View Transcript (link will open in a new window)
Hamid Naweed spoke about his new book, "Art Through the Ages in Afghanistan," a study of the pictorial and sculpting arts from the the prehistoric period to the Islamic era in Afghanistan.
Speaker Biography: Hamid Naweed received his M.F.A from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He was the professor of art history, color theory, studio arts and art appreciation at the Fine Arts Department of Kabul University and is now an honorary member of the High Counsel of Arts, Center for Contemporary in Arts Afghanistan and Kabul University Faculty of Fine Arts. Naweed is also the Cultural Director of Alliance for the Restoration of Cultural Heritage, based in Washington, DC.