Originally made for walking in the desert, Saudi Arabia’s traditional leather slippers are used all over the country and sometimes still made by handRead more
Direct contacts between Armenians and Azerbaijanis are almost non-existent. Founded by Raffi Wartanian, the Letters for Peace project is an attempt to create ties between young people from both countries through epistolary exchanges.Read more
What happens to the mind and soul when we move places? In times of global immobility and isolation, what does the word migration mean beyond movement?
ماذا يحدث للعقل والروح عندما ننتقل من مكان إلى آخر؟ وفي زمن الجمود والعزلة حول العالم، ما الذي قد تعنيه كلمة الهجرة خارج حدود الحركة والتنقل؟
A neighbour, a person living by our side. We may differ in manners and ideas of how things should be done, but we will always stay closely connected.
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.
Photographer Laura El-Tantawy began documenting the everyday life of Egyptians before the revolution: now, she continues portraying the post-Mubarak era.Read more
Discover this selection of photos from Jerusalem-based photographer Tanya Habjouqa’s series “Women of Gaza”.Read more
Places carry memory. 100 years later, photographer Larissa Araz documented Kamp Armen and Terchoonian Home Orphanage, two homes for orphans of the Armenian genocide.Read more
If Istanbul is a living organism, then Istiklal Avenue in Beyoğlu is its heart. You find it pumping day and night. Photo essay by Gregory Dziedzic.Read more
On a small street inside old Dubai’s market area, just off the main throughfare, is a small India outside of the subcontinent.Read more