Simon Norfolk

The districts of Wazir Akhbar Khan and Sherpur, home to all the NGOs and contractors, occupy the site of the former British fortress from the Second Anglo-Afghan War, ‘the Cantonment’. Glitzy, kitschy ‘poppy-palaces’, flung upon a hectic property boom after the land was illegally re-possessed from squatters can command rents of $20,000 per week when leased out to internationals.

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 × 506 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Simon Norfolk 2016
Reference
P20540

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