The Arts

Syria

Out of One Girl’s Geometrical Love, Patterns is Born

You won’t find many people who love geometry, but this Syrian girl’s adoration of the Patterns stemmed from her strolls…
Jordan

Amman Design Week, The Movement of Design In Jordan

Amman Design Week is keeping up with the movement we’re all living through art and design. The best way to put it, ‘Design…
Lebanon, MENA

Fouad Debbas Documenting History through Photos and Postcards

The Fouad Debbas Collection is the largest private collection of old photographs and postcards of the Middle East and Lebanon.…
Cross-border

A New Wave of Arabic T-Shirts are Making Their Own Fashion Statement!

T-shirts are not the same anymore with the new wave of Arabic t-shirts. Many designers are currently taking the most…
Palestine

Mish Baseeta! This Version of Despacito is Not Okay!

Ah, Despacito. We’ve all heard it, the song by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee that has put Puerto Rico on…
Egypt, MENA

Most Ancient Appearances of Hieroglyphics in Egypt region

When we mention the word “Hieroglyphics”, our minds take us all the way to Egypt of the ancient times. Here’s everything you…
Cross-border

July Is Giving a New Mood to R&B Music

Do you need something to get you in the Mood for summer? July will save you.  Mohammed Danny Edriss (July) is a 22-year-old…
UAE, MENA

Kerning Cultures, Presenting a New and More Positive Narrative of the Middle East.

There’s nothing better than reading someone’s story in their own words, right?  Not really. Hebah Fisher, the founder of Kerning…
Cross-border

Flying Coala Will Be Happy to Serve You Making Knots and Dreams

Dimitra Koliofoti, a very talented Greek woman, has been working on her project called Flying Coala Crafts for about a year…
Palestine

Reesha Wa Ward; A Paintbrush and a Flower

Many studies have confirmed that everything a human seeks and works for is motivated by the depths of their feelings…
Palestine

Um Sameer: 87 Years are Still Young Enough for Drawing

87 years of talent. They say that growing old is mandatory, but growing up is optional. Um Sameer, a talented 87…
Turkey

Sultan Ahmad Square, A Place Full of Culture and History

You can’t go to Istanbul without visiting Sultan Ahmad Square. This archaeological and tourist area is characterized by mosques, churches, restaurants, gardens,…
Iraq, Cross-border

The Narcicyst’s Resistance Through Hip Hop

.Yassin Alsalman, better known by his stage name Narcy, is an Iraqi Hip-Hop singer who was brought up in Canada.…
Palestine

Gaza Girls: Growing up in the Gaza Strip

Growing up in an environment of war, restriction, boundaries, tradition and many challenges on a daily basis, such as Gaza, is…
Cross-border

“What I’ve Done”, Linkin Park’s Call to Humanity

Linkin Park has been there for many of us, especially as adolescents getting through our teenage angst. We found home…
Egypt, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, UAE

5 Inspirational MENA Social Media Influencers Pt. 1

Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Snapchat. MENA youths use these social media platforms as a way to express themselves, to break the…
Egypt, Palestine

10 Shirts that Make a Political statement

Youth have created various ways to use their right to freedom of speech, even when it was stolen from them.…
Palestine, Cross-border

Miss Playing Pretend? Come LARP with Bait Byout!

Remember when you were a kid and played pretend with the neighborhood kids? Maybe you were superwoman, a ghoul, or…
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