Over 120 student artworks exhibited in Herat

More than 120 pieces of graphic arts created by students of the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Herat are exhibited at the provincial university.

The aim of exhibiting their works, the students said, is to show the damaged art and difficult times that Afghanistan has experienced throughout recent conflicts.

“There are 125 graphic works exhibited in this exhibition, and among them are various styles of hand printing, digital printing and other creative techniques that are used in the graphic department,” Habibullah said. Navid, assistant to the faculty of fine arts of the University of Herat. Arts.

According to some students, many of these artistic works depict the hard and bitter days of the nation’s last years.

“If we really look in depth at these paintings, they tell us about the unpleasant events of our nation, like the coronavirus and the last years of battles that took place in the country,” said Hasiba Mushtaq, a student at the Faculty. of Fine Arts from the University of Herat.

“The majority of the pieces are digital graphics that reflect the damaged artwork in Afghanistan,” said a student from the Faculty of Fine Arts.

The Faculty of Fine Arts hosts this exhibition for a week, and male and female students can view the artworks separately.

“Each of these pieces conveys different and special meanings to the viewer,” said Sana Mirzaei, a visitor.

“It shows how many undiscovered capacities girls and women in our community and country have,” said Nargis Jamshidi, another visitor.

Graphic Arts is one of the newest and most popular fields of study at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Herat.

Christopher S. Washington