Break-dance

By Army Forever

2021-11-08

In the land of suicide bombings, burqas, and unending war, a group of Afghans have turned to breakdancing for stress relief and self-expression — even as fears the Taliban could yet return to power fuel worries of a renewed crackdown on the arts.
At the French Cultural Center in Kabul, the group takes turns practicing the basics — toprocking, headspins, and freezes, while watching YouTube videos on their phones of famous b-boys like Lilou and Hong Ten for inspiration.

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