Watercolour and crayon
©2014 Charlene Brown
This painting is based on a photograph by Kiana Hayeri in the March 2014 issue of the Globe & Mail Report on Business magazine.
The photograph, showing the
skyline now dominated by cellphone towers, illustrated an article, the theme of
which was that the most successful aspect of the Western intervention in Afghanistan may
turn out to be a Canadian-run cellphone company. Like most of what we are shown of Afghanistan, the photo was ‘not a pretty sight,’ but I liked its composition, so here’s my interpretation