May 2013 - The Cafe Artist

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SULAIMANIYAH, IRAQ: Mahmoud walks to the Shab Cafe with his drawing board under his arm...Mahmoud Mohamed Salh, is a portrait artist in the Shab Cafe in Sulaymaniyah. Mahmoud, a former PeshMerga (Iraqi Kurdish guerilla), does not own a house and is not married. He lives in his brother's house on the outskirts of Sulaymaniyah. Mahmoud draws portraits for $4...Photo by Asaad Zwain/Metrography