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Toys of war

A photography project that helps children heal from conflict and trauma

CultureSociety Beirut

War & toys are hardly the best companions, yet toyshops are full with rifles & soldiers. War-Toys uses them to recreates kids’ memories from conflict zones.

intifada milk

Intifada milk

Visual Sunday

CultureRights & dissent Bethlehem

Intifada Milk is a printed issue that tells the story of a group of Palestinians who smuggled 18 cows to produce their own milk during the First Intifada.

Photo Joe

Rencontres sonores #1

Photo Joe

CultureSociety Beirut

Rencontre sonore avec Photo Joe, un Arménien né à Beyrouth en 1931, qui fut tour à tour photographe, DJ, propriétaire d’un magasin de disques et parolier.

The gazino aesthetics

Visual Sunday

CultureSociety Istanbul

These black and white posters are from the gazino culture heyday of the 1960s and 1970s, when the most famous singers of the time attracted big crowds.

Armenia’s cool words

Talking to the Aghvor Parer project

CultureSociety Aleppo Beirut Istanbul Yerevan

Speaking to the founders of Aghvor Parer, a blog and Facebook page dedicated to the everything about the Armenian language, specifically the Western Armenian dialect spoken in Istanbul, the Near East and other parts of the diaspora.

The immortality quest

CultureSociety Beirut

What if humans could overcome mortality? This question is at the core of Lebanese writer and director Darine Hotait’s the short science fiction movie Orb.

Tavaf

Visual Sunday

CultureSociety Istanbul

Şener Yılmaz Aslan photographs commuters through the sliding doors of Istanbul’s metro: here is her series Tavaf

Tavaf

Visual Sunday

CultureSociety Istanbul

Her sabah insanların bir makine gibi metroya binip, fotoğraf sanatçısı Şener Yılmaz Aslan “Tavaf” isimli projesi hakkında konuştu.

Beyond the explosions

Remaining Syria

CultureRights & dissent Aleppo

Turkish photographer Cihad Caner shot polaroids in and around Aleppo: with his neon-scribbled photos he wants to portray those who remain

Un autre iftar est possible

Rights & dissent Istanbul

Des groupes d’activistes musulmans ont organisé un iftar anticapitaliste, regroupant de nombreux sympathisants du mouvement de Gezi à Istanbul.