Bulbuls puffed up or overgrown gaze on the shoe tracks coming together in meager furrows a votive shedding beyond hitchhiker seeds & what brings it held by wet shirts alone in flutters the park’s rim does not end but pulls into the smaller curls at joints & fixed bones the draft caught in a tree […]Read more
Aya Al Gergawy and the Girl and the Sea.
Aya Al Gergawy is an artist who was born and raised in the United Arab Emirates. Her passion isn’t limited to just film making; storytelling, photography and styling all add to her list of know-how. Through her work, she tries to deliver a message from the society she lives in.Read more
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 […]Read more
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.Read more
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 […]Read more
Bayan Abdullateef on encouraging women to be more vocal and share their stories.
Get to know Bayan Abdullateef and her motives of her work.Read more
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 […]Read more
Meshari bin Hasan on photographs being the embodiment of the Proustian memory.
Meshari Bin Hasan is an international politics student in Liverpool. He’s been photographing for the past five years mainly using film cameras and recently started using digital. His main forte is documentary.Read more
Haya G. Al-Bassam, tells us a story about our everday life through illustrations and collages.
Haya Al Bassam creates minimal digital collages and illustrations, Haya Al-Bassam creates work that tells a story about our everyday life.Read more
Faisal Mohammad tells us more about his concern for the transitioning Kuwaiti coastline & his most important tools as an artist.
Faisal Mohammad is a Kuwaiti artist. His personal work is an experimentation of modern expressionism and the personal interpretation of the Pop Art Movement from the 1950’s, one of his favorite art periods.Read more