Artists

Ghomeedah with Femininity by Nadim Choufi

  Here my palm, somewhere else a house broken into. Shattered windows sprawling   in place of an invasion. Every piece intact, cracked into itself. Zephyrs gutting   tenderness into discretion for the world to look through a bruised sky   collected in glass. In a séance, leaves envy the natural sound carried   in […]

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Portraits of a Diaspora by Nadim Choufi

      Originally published in the Shade Journal Image by Amir Nour, 1969 Nadim Choufi is a Lebanese poet and his recent work has appeared in or is forthcoming from Versal, Sukoon, the Shade Journal, and elsewhere. He tweets from @nadimchoofs.

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Artists, Interview

Zeina Alkattan, understanding the human condition.

Zeina Alkattan was born in Damascus, Syria in 1994. She grew up there, surrounded by members of her family who had an interest in different art majors. After finishing high school in 2012, Zeina started studying in Damascus University Faculty of Fine Arts, but after the war started she moved to the United Arab Emirates […]

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Threat Levels by Nadim Choufi

A neighbor dozes off for another hour and another neighbor rearranges seven powdered milk tin jars on her windowsill, each anchoring a local aloe above ground zero the way refugees anchor the sea, underneath the girls with their backpacks rendezvous for the first cigarette tasting the offspring of ash in case they never reach the […]

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