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Hidden Talent: Artists Re-emerge in Mogadishu

After years working in the shadow of war, Somalia’s artists are stepping back out into public view and contributing to the difficult discussions of a country struggling to find its identity.  A garage in Mogadishu is a place of renewal for Somalia’s art scene. Known as the Center for Research and Dialogue, it attracts artists who kept their talents hidden during more than two decades of war. One of the most prolific is Adan Farah Affey, who discovered painting as a child in a Catholic ...

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