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.
Behind the scenes of the annual ‘The Gaza Martyrs Tournament’, gathering men in speedos from all across the Arab world.Read more
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
Samar Hazboun’s latest project, “Beyond checkpoints,” documents the often forgotten stories of Palestinian women who have given birth at Israeli checkpointsRead 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
Initiée en 2010 et régulièrement augmentée lors de fréquents séjours, cette série photographique traduit les vertus que je prête intimement à Istanbul. D’ordinaire saturée et tumultueuse, Istanbul se révèle solitaire et sereine. À mille lieues d’un regard éclairé, j’installe une nuit américaine. Idéales, composées de lumières et de couleurs artificielles, ces mises en scène instantanées ne sont […]Read more