Skateistan: Skateboarding in Afghanistan

#Photography

Fri, May 28th, 2010 10:54 by capnasty NEWS

For most of the Western world, the way Afghanistan is pictured is largely influenced by five second news clippings featuring the devastating effects of war. No one would expect the country's emerging skate scene, here nicely captured in this series Abrams entitled Skateistan.

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