Artist Statement

Storytelling of original and African folktales told along the BeltLine. The stories’ subjects will cover the railroads’ development in Atlanta, how the BeltLine came to be, and where the BeltLine may be going in 50 years.


Artist Bio

Akbar has traveled throughout the Southeast capturing and enrapturing his audiences with his old Samsonite suitcases filled with puppets and props that semi-magically becomes a puppet stage.