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.
Vsual contribution from Written In Sand, photo essay about an unknown architectural jewel: the Abu Dhabi Bus Terminal.Read more
Hassan Darsi a réalisé le premier portrait de famille pour cette série en 2000 à Casablanca. Puis, il a voyagé dans plusieurs pays pour compléter sa série.Read more
Lebanon’s Kurdish community – many of whom are refugees from the Syrian parts of Kurdistan – celebrate Newroz at Dalieh, a rare piece of public space near the sea in Beirut.Read more
The Keshta family, originally from Rafah, lives on both sides of the border between Gaza and Egypt.Read more
In 2011, the Turkish Telecommunication Directorate tried to ban 138 words from the URLs of Turkish websites. Activists wrote them on the walls of Istanbul.Read more