A sign at the entrance of Kamed El Loz refugee camp in Lebanon’s Bekaa valley promises to solve water issues but residents say they have been abandoned.Read more
In northern Tunisia, seaside Tabarka has played a central role in coral fishing and cross-Mediterranean trade since at least the 15th century. Today, red coral continues to be traded across the sea, despite reef degradation and the informal workings of coral trade networks.Read more
In 2010, with great fanfare, Turkey inaugurated a ferry route between Mersin and Lebanon’s Tripoli, a first between the two countries. It was hailed as an important milestone in Turkey’s strategy of renewed engagement with former Ottoman territories. The latter failed but the ferry line managed to survive.Read more
The Mediterranean is more than a water body. Its shores and inhabitants are interlinked by centuries of exchange.
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.
Oy Dağlar means “admiration for the mountains” and is a theme in several folk songs. It is also the name of a prominent street art artist based in Istanbul.Read more
تعرف مدينة ديار بكر، وهي أكبر مدينة كردية في جنوب شرق تركيا، برقصها الفولكلوري أكثر منه برقص البريك دانسRead more
German photographer Julius Matuschik documented the last remaining movie theatres in Palestine in his “Cinema Filistin” series.Read more
Graphic designer and cartoonist Bahia Beauvais likes to tell stories about her couscous-infused, culturally mixed, childhood.Read more
Small-scale shop facades in the UAE are essentially an extension of who the shop keepers are and can be considered windows into small eco-systems.Read more