It is now possible to pay for not going to the military service in Turkey. This became the starting point of making the documentary that follows Onur Bakır.Read more
Marie-Rose Osta’s last project, called “GangBang”, is a short, catchy silent movie that was screened during the last Lebanese Film Festival in Beirut.Read more
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.
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.
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.
From political satire to absurd jokes, from cartoons to stand-up comedy, amidst the political turmoil, humour is taking new forms across the region.
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.
تعرف مدينة ديار بكر، وهي أكبر مدينة كردية في جنوب شرق تركيا، برقصها الفولكلوري أكثر منه برقص البريك دانسRead more
During the last decade, Ramadan in Dubai has become more & more commercialised. Still, in parts of the city, communal outdoors iftars bring people together.Read more
Assem Hendawi says it was never his plan to make a photo series on travelling around Egypt. It just happened by itself.Read more
Burak Arıkan is a pioneer on Turkey’s contemporary art scene. His works, which span software programming, electronics, networks and maps, are at the crossroads of the digital and the real world.Read more
Al Khazzan Park on Safa Road in Dubai disappeared a while ago – but the tall water tower built in the 1980s remains.Read more