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After Tragic Loss, An Afghan Refugee Finds Solace In Teaching Art To Others


After Tragic Loss, An Afghan Refugee Finds Solace In Teaching Art To Others
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Afghan artist Omar Khamosh fled to Vahdat, Tajikistan, in early 2021 after he escaped from Taliban militants who threatened him and killed his father. At his new home, he opened a studio and started offering art classes to young students. There's little money in it, but the classes bring together a small community of Afghans for whom art provides a respite from the uncertainties of life in a new country.

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