by Rawand Issa
This publication’s goal is not meant for profit, rather merely to be seen, and to be seen through it.
by Nour Hifaoui Fakhoury
In a violent society, anxiety rules our core of being.
by Bayan Abdullateef
At around the age of twelve, one of my teachers said to me: “A girl’s honor is like a matchstick.”
by Sara Aladayleh
I consider my art a gateway to my perception of entities, objects, or ideas.
by Rama Duwaji
Women of the orient are constantly dehumanized, either seen as exotic or dangerous.
by Ayham Jabr
If, by chance, you find yourself in peace, for example, in any art piece you view, don’t panic.
by Zaina El Said
I focus on creating harmony through differences, and oneness from contrast of color and ideas to convey the importance of transcending divisions if one is to focus on beauty.
by Dilan Arslan
I am a Zaza Kurd, and my ancestors have lived in this village in Sivas, Turkey for hundreds of years.
by Hoda Katebi
Tehran Streetstyle is a project of radical identity reclamation through fashion and portraiture.
by Shoug Sagur
Why is it so weird for me to walk these streets? Why does every foreign person who passes by me look surprised that I’m here?
by Sultan Al Ramahi
The same characters appear again and again, in one way or another, until we don’t know who’s killing, occupying, oppressing, or stealing from us.
by Mohammed Khalid
As a country, have we experienced enough sadness to have a happiness street?
by Amir H. Fallah
My approach to art making is akin to the process of an archaeological dig.
The soundtrack for Issue 1. DISORIENT
A fusion of Lebanese politics and eclectic beats.
by Lil Freeky
Our first mix, exclusively featuring underground rap from Morocco.
by Sarah al-Mutairi:
"We drive down to my grandmother’s home in Jahra, Kuwait. Always dressed in our best for Eid day, like a scavenger hunt for greetings, we make our way around the neighborhood and wish our extended families a happy Eid..."
by Al Masaha Al Amena:
"... Arabic for Safe Space or Secure Area -- passively hopes to make the world a safer place for our gender-neutral children to roam and riot."
by Iman Abbaro:
The Locals series was captured in the Egyptian market, Khan-el Khalili in January 2017.
by The Dirty Saint:
"These pieces were created out of frustration towards the lack of compassion and empathy towards refugees in the United States..."
by Knar Hovakimyan:
"For this particular series, I have been lost in a confusing nostalgia for a familiar but forgotten history."
by Fala Urfali:
"We have every right to live as we choose, but always remember the environment and culture that raised you, HELP IT, because in many ways it helped you."
by Omar El-Sadek: