Featuring poetry by Kodi Arnu, Louise “Light” Mwangaza, and Milad Yousufi—essays by Hirwa Esperance, Raida Farzat, Claude Kaberuka, Mary Nyaluak, and Homaira Zamiri—videos by Thay Poe Mu—artwork by Abdulatif Aljeemo and Donay Habbak
I don’t know the exact day it started, but I do know that somewhere along its journey there were Syrian hands making Ancient Roman pottery, an architect designing Palmyra’s great arches and columns, a sculptor shaping young Syrian men and women with curly hair.
“Who will bury us if we die? Naked, there’s neither a horizon nor a grave that covers us.” Moments of life and loss in Damascus, as illustrated by Donay Habbak.
People seemed to stop whatever it was they were doing. I heard somebody whisper, “He is coming!” as a hush fell over the market.
I asked my mother who it was. “The cameraman,” she whispered back.
Istanbul-based artist Abdulatif Aljeemo pays tribute to Syrian’s country women in this imaginative showcase of colour and texture.
If a widely accepted definition of ‘power’ is the ability to make others do what you wanted them to, any discussions surrounding it arguably reflect the male experience of the world.
“When you open your palms, let that be a wish you want for me.” A poem by Kodi Arnu.
Traditional Karen poetry sung by students from The Nu Chet La Middle School, recorded and directed by Thay Poe Mu.
I was about to embark on a beautiful career, full of opportunities and challenges. Did you know it was like climbing Kilimanjaro Mountain on foot?
A stirring appeal to humanity, men, and women by poet and musician Louise “Light” Mwangaza.
A special series from the Unheard Music Project’s first Featured Artist, Milad Yousufi.
“I have always been living in a pandemic — the only difference is that I now have to wear a mask all the time and refrain from shaking hands.” Homaira Zamiri reflects on COVID-19 and exile.