- Photograph, colour, Chromogenic print, on paper
- Image: 650 x 839 mm
frame: 948 x 1140 x 32 mm
- Purchased 2008
- emotions, concepts and ideas(15,689)
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Simon Norfolk ‘Radio TV Mountain’ in the centre of Kabul seen from where the Kabul River cuts through the mountains creating the Deh Mazang gorge. In the first Anglo-Afghan War it was the site of a crucial skirmish and hasty retreat by badly outnumbered British cavalry who had blundered into the midst of a massive Afghan army.
Simon Norfolk The peripheries of the city of Kabul, especially to the north and east are endless building sites. Since most of the documentation concerning land title was lost during the war, much of this speculative and illegal construction is concerned more with establishing undisputable ‘facts of the ground’ which can be argued over later. Apartments and shops are, almost exclusively, unoccupied.