Hayat enjoys everything included in the process of discovering really good and underrated Middle Eastern bands/musicians. Her collection explores the non-mainstream music scene in the Middle East, along with mini-reviews and her favorites.
TAWSEET AL SHARQ
This segment/column/space (whichever you see fit) aims at highlighting the art and the culture that stem from the Middle East. There has been countless generations producing phenomenal Middle Eastern art with little to no public access to it. Exactly what the column title implies, by talking about, examining, and celebrating Middle Eastern art we aim to place our creations on the forefront of the art scene and educate the world about our culture through our art.
On Meshari's free-ish time, he sniffs his film rolls and tells them how much he loves them. He also likes taking his analog camera almost everywhere with him and capturing fleeting moments. This collection will contain photo essays & other essays, because why not.
A collection of 35 mm photographs.
LIFE'S LITTLE WONDERS
Life's Little Wonders is a collection that meets life with a sense of wonder and curiosity. To explore limits, labels, and beliefs, in an attempt to step out of the rigidity and comfort of the known and the familiar.
These postcards follow a person's trip with their families, who learns more about themselves while they're away from their country of adoption. While losing sight of familiar faces, they get in touch with people that resemble them, making them calmer and more organised in their thoughts.
Reema revisits abandoned photographs hoping to restore the value of these memories.
Rawa writes because she doesn't remember a time when she didn't. This is a collection of her poetry & spoken word, on living at the intersection of Palestinian, American, Muslim, woman, and human.
#DECOLONIZE YOUR MIND
#decolonizeyourmind deals with contemporary beauty standards that the media tries to avoid. This series asks what would have happened to us and our definition of beauty if we had more inspiring and influential women of color in the pop culture.
LETTERS FROM DIASPORA - رسائل من المهجر
A series of letters to the writer's future daughter that deal with issues of identity, language, politics, family, gender, friendship, and art. The letters aim not only to illustrate and record the experiences of one Arab and Muslim woman who lives between the States and Jordan, but also to be political acts in their expression of love and solidarity with the writer's future daughter and potential readers.
AMAL AL SAHLAWI
A RUSTLING WITHIN
A series of memories that tickle consciousness, threatening to poke themselves out of compartments into virtual-reality.