garhoud, this way

Garhoud is a neighbourhood in Dubai. It lies at the intersection of four addresses: North: Sharjah, the neighbouring and overshadowed emirate. South: Where everything happens. East: Aviation District, along with its hotels, tour buses, drivers, staff housing, and lost tourists.

garhoud, this way

Garhoud is a neighbourhood in Dubai. It lies at the intersection of four addresses: North: Sharjah, the neighbouring and overshadowed emirate. South: Where everything happens. East: Aviation District, along with its hotels, tour buses, drivers, staff housing, and lost tourists.

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how you love: interview with palestinian writer adania shibli

Adania Shibli’s books have no names, dates, or places. Stripped bare and broken into fragments of pure experience, her fiction explores how a human heart deforms under occupation. Named by Ahdaf Soueif as “the most talked-about writer on the West

how you love: interview with palestinian writer adania shibli

Adania Shibli’s books have no names, dates, or places. Stripped bare and broken into fragments of pure experience, her fiction explores how a human heart deforms under occupation. Named by Ahdaf Soueif as “the most talked-about writer on the West

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art disrupting ethics

One of the advantages of being an artist is that you are free from the rules of many other disciplines, but still able to explore them. Art, in a very general unbrave definition, is simply the presentation of material for

art disrupting ethics

One of the advantages of being an artist is that you are free from the rules of many other disciplines, but still able to explore them. Art, in a very general unbrave definition, is simply the presentation of material for

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ISSUE #4: the visating generation, edited by deepak unnikrishnan

We ended the editors’ note of our Dubai print issue saying How do you speak a place, or from a place? Can cultural production have terroir? What does it mean to be a publication from Dubai that has thus far

ISSUE #4: the visating generation, edited by deepak unnikrishnan

We ended the editors’ note of our Dubai print issue saying How do you speak a place, or from a place? Can cultural production have terroir? What does it mean to be a publication from Dubai that has thus far

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autumnal equinox

The weather shifts into the next season fairly suddenly. You have one large rainstorm, lasting a couple of days. It gets sunny and warm after that, but like a counter-attack by a retreating force, covering the exodus before boarding the

autumnal equinox

The weather shifts into the next season fairly suddenly. You have one large rainstorm, lasting a couple of days. It gets sunny and warm after that, but like a counter-attack by a retreating force, covering the exodus before boarding the

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the state is growing

We are super thrilled to announce the addition of Caitlin Hu, Tiana Reid, Deepak Unnikrishnan as editors of THE STATE, Raja’a Khalid as contributing editor, and Lantian Xie as editor-at-large. They join us after having contributed extensively to the development

the state is growing

We are super thrilled to announce the addition of Caitlin Hu, Tiana Reid, Deepak Unnikrishnan as editors of THE STATE, Raja’a Khalid as contributing editor, and Lantian Xie as editor-at-large. They join us after having contributed extensively to the development

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hot enough for ya

The mere narcotizing effect which cosmic forces have on a shallow and brittle personality is attested in the relation of such a person to one of the highest and most genial manifestations of these forces: the weather. Nothing is more

hot enough for ya

The mere narcotizing effect which cosmic forces have on a shallow and brittle personality is attested in the relation of such a person to one of the highest and most genial manifestations of these forces: the weather. Nothing is more

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