• language

    More than a tool for reflecting what is, language is also a means of producing the real. It also has subversive potential – the ability to speak new kinds of selves, communities and solidarities into being, to resurrect mute narratives and resuscitate those that are running out of breath.

  • night-series-155

    The night has a special kind of intimacy. A slower pace, a sense that time is moving in other directions. Places turn unfamiliar in the dark; people look different, do things differently. The night is a pause from life during the day, but also a world entirely of its own.

  • ROUTES-banner-desktop-2

    What alternative Middle Easts have existed, are existing and, perhaps one day, could exist within and beyond differently imagined borders? ROUTES brings together narratives that will (literally) guide readers down forgotten, hidden and potential paths to erased, obscured and proposed Middle Easts.

  • humourr1banner

    From political satire to absurd jokes, from cartoons to stand-up comedy, amidst the political turmoil, humour is taking new forms across the region.

  • fate1banner

    For the first time ever, Mashallah features new fiction from the region: six emerging writers look at the ‘fate’ and potential futures of the Middle East.

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Correspondents is a collaborative digital platform gathering work from journalists in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia. Read more
Cassandra Tavukciyan

Cassandra Tavukciyan

The work of photographer Cassandra Tavukciyan, based in Toronto, Canada, explores and questions how the inheritance of collective trauma and memory is understood and represented. Read more
Vince Cuny

Vincent Cuny

Vincent Cuny was born and raised in France. He's an indie music lover, works for the French music industry and likes to interview artists, producers, activists and passionate people from… Read more
Marisol Rifai

Marisol Rifai

Marisol is a Lebanese-Mexican journalist working for the business section of the Lebanese daily L’Orient-Le Jour. She is often found wandering in the streets of Beirut, taking photos and meeting… Read more