Not only a source of brilliant recipes but also a way to reframe the Iraqi narrative beyond fear, pity, or exotification; a way to humanize Iraqis by simply sharing my own stories and recipes.
Reconnecting Arts has been killing it lately with their brilliant events, first publication and of course the features in their website. An absolutely important directory of artists and creatives in MENA.
Here's a fresh collective you KNEW you needed and might have even wished for.
Ammar Al Attar visits photographic studios, and interviews the owners. These interviews are either in video or audio recordings, with the most incredible stories about their practice and how times have changed.
Locate Iran is an online exhibition, with one of the most unique experiences you'll ever have through the world wiLD web.
Broads Who Brain is a brilliant mini podcast series of interviews hosted by Ruba.
Ghetto Hero is one of the most fierce and badass videos out there and it's OCHOBOYZ's first one!
Brave Wave is a music label based in Japan, dedicated to exploring the interplay between video games, music and nostalgia.
Diplomantiq is a socially conscious organisation operating on a non-profit basis, attempting to bring contemporary methods of diplomacy to you, the citizen.
More than 60 artists across the region have written instructions for visitors to follow and make their own pieces of art.
Ashya'a was initially founded as a space and release for their random digital musing and experimental art.
A very cool audio/visual mixtape by Lara & Esra.
"The portrait series is inspired by the spirit of Frida Kahlo exhaling the right amount of cool, driven curiosity and enthusiasm." - Dana Tamoș
Khambala, the Saudi based short films channel is back stronger than ever. They're addressing social, political and cultural issues within our community in the most horrifyingly hilarious ways, with awe-inspiring aesthetics, brilliant scripts & excellent production/cinematography.
Wejha is an online based initiative. Wejha's goal is to promote righteousness and prevent vices from an untraditional point of view by sharing ideas through words, images, videos and even songs. Wejha will be mainly discussing two topics; Islam and women's rights. They aim to challenge traditional beliefs related to Islam and society by questioning things that are considered absolute truths to many.
A new podcast launched earlier this week with the raddest hosts. A lighthearted podcast that will cover some serious topics most - if not all - of us can relate to. They'll feature some guests, and recommend their favorite films, websites, music, books etc by the end of every episode.