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Mario García Torres’s “Today (News from Kabul)”

Mario García Torres explores the war in Afghanistan through art, struggling to come to terms with violence there and at his home in Mexico. García Torres was inspired by Alighiero Boetti, the Italian artist who opened the mysterious One Hotel in Kabul more than fifty years ago. The artist talks about how he transformed Boetti’s poetic mirror-writing into a concrete presentation of the news of daily violence suffered by the Afghan people.