Unser neuer Praktikant, Shabir Ahmed, der im Rahmen des Cross Culture Internship Programms des Instituts für Auslandsbeziehungen (ifa) seit 2 Wochen im Kunsthaus ist stellt sich nun in einem Beitrag vor.
"Hi every one, my name is Shabir Ahmed. I am from Balochistan the largest province/state of Pakistan with a total area of 347, 220 km and constitute 43% of country’s total land area. I work as an Administrative Officer in Department of Culture, Tourism and Archives, Government of Balochistan, Pakistan. The culture part of Department is responsible to promote culture of Balochistan province by organizing different type of culture activities. We propagate and project the distinct cultural image of the region by organizing events such as music and dance performances, exhibitions of painting, photography and calligraphy. We train people of Balochistan by organizing classes of folk arts, painting and calligraphy.
The province is located at the geographical intersection and cultural crossroads of South Asia, Central Asia, and the Middle East. As a result, it is one of the richest areas in Pakistan in terms of antiquities, archaeological sites, and historical archives. Our Department is an executive agency of the Government of Balochistan which serves as the repository for official records and documents of historical significance. We are the guardians of the most significant national and provincial level documents in Balochistan province.
I am selected from Pakistan for cross culture internship program sponsored by Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen to have an internship in Germany. The main objective of the program is to advocate intercultural exchange and strengthen networks between Germany and Islamic world. It is the opportunity of professional development and experience rich German culture. I am currently doing my internship in Kunsthas Dahlem. I am really having good working with nice, cooperative and supportive people of Kunsthaus Dahlem."