A list with some of our favourite storytellers/sharers and initiatives from across the UAE. Enjoy!Read more
We hope to eliminate a stereotypical perception of Arab women, replacing it with stories of smart and creative artists who have important world views to share.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.
Turkish photographer Cihad Caner shot polaroids in and around Aleppo: with his neon-scribbled photos he wants to portray those who remainRead more
Her sabah insanların bir makine gibi metroya binip, fotoğraf sanatçısı Şener Yılmaz Aslan “Tavaf” isimli projesi hakkında konuştu.Read more
A postcard from Damascus brought this illustrator to take his pens and sketchbooks and go draw life in the Syrian capital.Read more
Eastern Turkey. Stand at the Aras river and look up — you will see the skies are nothing but a super-highway to millions of birds stopping by the region.Read more
Vishnu Pasupathy documents architectural styles from the formative years of the UAE, and how they influenced the visual fabric of Dubai and other cities.Read more