Published On: Wed, Oct 3rd, 2018

#Malala #Yousafzai “honoured” by new portrait at #UK’s National Portrait Gallery –  The #Oxford #University student and human rights activist was photographed by #Iranian-born Shirin Neshat.

Poetry and photography have been combined to pay tribute to activist Malala Yousafzai at London’s National Portrait Gallery.

The portrait unveiled on Sunday features a black and white photograph of the education activist taken by Shirin Neshat, who then inscribed words from the Rahman Shan Sayel poem MALALA II over the top.

“You might have seen the wreckage of your country, but this Malala II is fit and proper enough to find a solution for compensating for that wreckage,” one line of the poem reads.

Read more: Malala Yousafzai “honoured” by new portrait at UK’s National Portrait Gallery – The National

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