With the new art season about to start, we spoke to curator Nursaç Sargon about her project Monitor Izmir and the decentralisation of Turkey’s artistic scene.Read more
مع بداية الحرب السورية، تحوّلت منطقة وادي خالد التي تربط شمال لبنان بالداخل السوري إلى ملجأ للاجئين السوريينRead 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.
Le photographe français Florent Meng s’est interrogé sur la laïcité à travers l’idée du mariage civil au Liban, où seul le mariage religieux est reconnu.Read more
Following countries like Lebanon and Egypt, Saudi Arabia’s street art and graffiti movement has been growing in spite of the censorship.Read more
This photo series by Spanish photographer Dani Lagartofernández gathers portraits of 13 women working actively to attain peace in Palestine and Israel.Read more
Kursat Bayhan documented life in Küçükpazar, Istanbul. The project Away From Home looks at a group of internal migrants who reside there.Read more
Youth group TÖDİ campaigns for university students detained for political reasons, staging protests, monitoring trials and providing information about their situation.Read more