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Wakil Kohsar

Wakil Kohsar
Profession: Photo journalist
Location: Kabul , Afghanistan
Home base: Kabul - Afghanistan
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Languages spoken: Farsi / Dari , Pashtu, English
Organization: Moby Groop
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Mobile phone: 0093 - 700 24 95 09
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Last login: over 3 years ago
Member since: 03 Aug 2010 06:08

About

Kohsar was born 1981 in Panjshir valley. He migrated with his family to Pakistan during the Russian invasion he returned to Afghanistan after almost 8 years of being refugee in Pakistan in 1992.

Kohsar had passion to photography and film making since his childhood.
After fall of the Taliban he attended a photo-journalism course in AINA Media Centre from 2001- 2003. Since then he has been building up a considerable portfolio. His works published both local and internationally in many local and international magazines, newspapers, including Afghan Scene Magazine, Parvaz Magazine, Evening Post, Boston Globe, Der Spiegel Magazine, and Canoe & Kayak magazine, New Internationalist Magazine etc.

Kohsar works as photographer for Moby Media Group in Kabul since 2007.

Kohsar has shown his photographs in several exhibitions: Through Eyes of the Afghan People (Touring Afghanistan in 2004); Environment Exhibition (Center for International Journalism, Kabul 2006), Afghan Contemporary Art Prize (Caravanserai, Kabul 2008). He has also exhibited in group photography exhibitions in France, European Parliament, Bangladesh and Dubai.

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