the search for a kurdish alphabet

Meet Yekgirtú: a program that just might be the future of the Kurdish language. Developed by Dilan Rostan at the Kurdish Academy of Language, it attempts to cleanse Kurdish of Arab, Semitic, Turkic, Persian, and Russian words, all while promoting

the search for a kurdish alphabet

Meet Yekgirtú: a program that just might be the future of the Kurdish language. Developed by Dilan Rostan at the Kurdish Academy of Language, it attempts to cleanse Kurdish of Arab, Semitic, Turkic, Persian, and Russian words, all while promoting

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decomposure: on the aesthetics of aftermath

The narrow passage had been the daunting cockroach, and I had slipped with disgust through that body of scales and ooze. And I had ended up, all impure myself, embarking, through it, upon my past, which was my continuous present

decomposure: on the aesthetics of aftermath

The narrow passage had been the daunting cockroach, and I had slipped with disgust through that body of scales and ooze. And I had ended up, all impure myself, embarking, through it, upon my past, which was my continuous present

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impermanent architecture: the tent

Forms of human habitation take nearly as many forms as human culture, and vary in a similar fashion. Habitation differs depending on unique local conditions, traditions, and aesthetics. What unites them is a common function—they shelter human beings from the

impermanent architecture: the tent

Forms of human habitation take nearly as many forms as human culture, and vary in a similar fashion. Habitation differs depending on unique local conditions, traditions, and aesthetics. What unites them is a common function—they shelter human beings from the

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how to write about raids

After Ahmad, editor at THE STATE, emailed me saying he wanted to commission a few pieces on blackness and surveillance, I had been thinking about a way to write about recent police raids in a way that didn’t make me

how to write about raids

After Ahmad, editor at THE STATE, emailed me saying he wanted to commission a few pieces on blackness and surveillance, I had been thinking about a way to write about recent police raids in a way that didn’t make me

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user style: orion facey

A set of interviews which introduce different figures, exploring how they function as users, and the way network/digital culture impacts their lifestyles and work. Here,fashion design graduate Orion Facey talks to Rosemary Kirton about their recent collection. Orion, 20, who

user style: orion facey

A set of interviews which introduce different figures, exploring how they function as users, and the way network/digital culture impacts their lifestyles and work. Here,fashion design graduate Orion Facey talks to Rosemary Kirton about their recent collection. Orion, 20, who

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the hipster occult

The area of culture that could be generally referred to as “the West” is experiencing a surge of interest in the occult. As people move away from more institutionally rigid religions and seek out alternative spiritualities, the occult has become

the hipster occult

The area of culture that could be generally referred to as “the West” is experiencing a surge of interest in the occult. As people move away from more institutionally rigid religions and seek out alternative spiritualities, the occult has become

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stay alive longer / we love as cannibals

“It is through the imagination that the immediate passage from error to crime is established.” —Miklós Vetö One photograph of the writer Jane Bowles, walking arm in arm with her Moroccan lover Cherifa through the sun-bleached marketplace at Tangier, remains

stay alive longer / we love as cannibals

“It is through the imagination that the immediate passage from error to crime is established.” —Miklós Vetö One photograph of the writer Jane Bowles, walking arm in arm with her Moroccan lover Cherifa through the sun-bleached marketplace at Tangier, remains

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