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Skate Girls of Kabul: A Behind-the-Scenes Look
September 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pmFREE
“It’s hard not to think of Afghan girls skateboarding as an unlikely clash of cultures. But when you see these children tearing around the skate park, shrieking with laughter, your preconceptions drop away… I hope that this collection captures something of their spirit: their joy in life, their individuality, and their community.” — Jessica Fulford-Dobson
Photographer Jessica Fulford-Dobson reveals key insights into the series of portraits that have taken the art world by storm.
This event takes place at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto.
Marianne Fenton — Moderator
Jessica Fulford-Dobson — Artist/Photographer
Beth Malcolm — Director of the Girls’ Fund at Canadian Women’s Foundation
Shabana Saidali — Former Skateistan participant, volunteer teacher and translator, and Sport Coordinator