Afghanistan: An Artistic Revival

La Triennale, Milan, Italy
April 2016 - September 2016
Milan Triennale

Turquoise Mountain partnered with Wallpaper* Magazine and AfghanMade to showcase a new collection of handmade rugs from Afghanistan at the Milan Triennale.

The exhibition, curated and designed by Wallpaper*, featured contemporary designs including works by Scholten & Baijings, Junpei Tamaki, Christophe Pillet and Fredrikson Stallard, all commissioned by Wallpaper* editors.

Afghanistan: An Artistic Revival featured contemporary pieces from eight rug companies: Christopher Farr, ABC Italia, Nodus, Nanimarquina, Dandelion, Ignacio Larrain Alfombras and Wool & Silk Rugs. Through expert training, AfghanMade Carpets and Turquoise Mountain introduced contemporary techniques and styles to Afghan carpet producers, helping them to expand their skill-set and create rugs for international brands.

April 2016 - September 2016

Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnica “Leonardo da Vinci”, Via San Vittore, 21, 20123 Milano MI, Italy