Saliah Bryan talks about her experiences of growing up in Eastern and Western cultures and how they have influenced her work and discusses being part of a new creative community.Read more
Art, Dialogue & Unity. Creatives from the Middle East Transition into London.
“Young artists from countries across the GCC and beyond have united in a ground-breaking exhibition in London.”Read more
Four Palestinian Boys Killed Playing Football & My Father Buys New Cleats by Nadim Choufi
Originally published in Crab Fat Magazine. Football made from clay by Marcella Mameli-Badi, in remembrance of the Palestinian boys playing football on the beach. Photography By Sara Foryame. 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 […]Read more
Farah Salem on capturing raw human emotions & raising consciousness through exploring new perspectives on matters.
Farah Salem is a visual artist from Kuwait. She began as a self-taught photographer at age 15 by exploring how to work with light and shadow to create images.Read more
Cruising with Grief by Nadim Choufi
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