Simon Norfolk

A watchtower guarding a street of foreign embassies in central Kabul. For the British army these improvised fortifications are called ‘sangars’, although the term is Dari for ‘barricade’ and is one of the few words the British brought home form the Anglo-Afghan Wars.

2011

In Tate Britain

Prints and Drawings Room

View by appointment
Artist
Simon Norfolk born 1963
Medium
Photograph, digital C-print on paper
Dimensions
Image: 366 × 488 mm
support: 380 × 507 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Simon Norfolk 2016
Reference
P20533

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