the sounding off issue
the politics of making music in the middle east
From the threat of violence to starting a musical revolution, for artists from the Middle East making music is an inherently political act.
what makes a magazine meaningful to other people?
Realising that there weren’t any fashion focused magazines for women in the Middle East or North Africa, Jameela Elfaki did the logical thing: She made her own.
feminist body hair is rarely an option for middle eastern women
The body hair revolution is not global.
queering the middle east
Khalid Abdel-Hadi, founder of the Middle East's leading LGBT magazine My.Kali, is carving a new space for queer culture in the Arabic world.
in the middle east art scene, all signs point to tehran
Autumn is a busy season in the commercial art world. Just as European fairs Frieze and FIAC end, the tenth edition of Contemporary Istanbul opened. Following hot on its heels, Art Abu Dhabi returned with its sixth edition and featured strong showings...