VOA News: Shamsia Hassani is widely recognized as Afghanistan’s first female graffiti artist. Being a graffiti artist anywhere in the world is a challenge and that is especially true for a woman living in war-torn Kabul. Dorian Jones caught up with the 30-year-old Hassani at an international street art festival in Istanbul and has more on
KCRA: Organizers closed Sacramento’s annual mural festival with an event to unveil new work by Shamsia Hassani featured on the wall of the Sacramento News and Review office off Del Paso Boulevard. Hassani began painting walls in December 2010 and became Afghanistan’s first female street artist. Click here to read more (external link).
Inquisitr: There is one street artist in Afghanistan who is getting a lot of attention recently, and her name is Shamsia Hassani. She is the country’s first female street artist, and she uses her talents to paint hijabs on walls to express feminism. Click here to read more (external link).