CHUKPALU RUGS

Rahim Walizada

Rahim Walizada, is a major leader of a new movement in Afghanistan, that seeks to bring folkloric craft tradition into the realm of high and contemporary art. He comes from three generations of craftsmen and antique dealers. A profound intimacy with the history and nature of different materials is the essential feature of his eclectic work that, with remarkable ease, ranges from carpet and furniture design to architecture.