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.
Etudiants en art, passionnés de peinture ou curieux se retrouvent à Ain Zebboudja, tous les jours depuis plusieurs mois, jusque tard dans la nuit, pour peindre sur les murs.Read more
David Habchy encountered a clash of nature on the border line with Israel: the same land, yet very different.Read more
Hassan Darsi shot his first family portrait for this series in 2000, in one of Casablanca’s suburbs. Then, he traveled to several countries to complete it.Read more
Her sabah insanların bir makine gibi metroya binip, fotoğraf sanatçısı Şener Yılmaz Aslan “Tavaf” isimli projesi hakkında konuştu.Read more
Population census is a prolonged photo-performance by Azerbaijani photographer Sitara Ibrahimova which brought the concept of photographic studio to the streets of Baku.Read more
Champollion is a busy street in the middle of Cairo’s Wust el-Balad. The street is both residential and thriving with activity, lined as it is with car mechanics, workshops, sidewalk cafes and small shops. Champollion Street is also home to Cairo’s most famous koshary joint, Abu Tarek, and the formerly glorious palace-turned-boys’-school from 1896. As […]Read more