Featuring an interview with Behrouz Boochani—poetry by Raha Azadi, Shamshad Chaudhry, Nathanael Alberto Dos Santos Muanavisi and Sudi Omar Noor–essays by Erfan Dana and Nibras Rahbe—photography by Salim Ullah Armany—artwork by Basma Sumbal
An exclusive interview with the acclaimed Kurdish-Iranian activist, journalist and film producer on craft, collaboration and his Victorian Prize-winning book, “No Friend But the Mountain”.
Photographer Salim Ullah Armany meditates on the ties that bind in this powerful visual essay.
For millions of people across the world, getting the haircut they desire – like the ability to go outside, move around freely, or live wherever they want – is simple.
“I didn’t know how to accept your unwelcome visit, all alone in my little dark room.” A poem on the joys and stigmas of womanhood by Sudi Omar Noor.
A parallel text in Urdu and English by Pakistan-born poet Shamshad Chaudhry.
“It was as though my brain and my heart were no longer connected.” A life’s journey from Syria to Australia.
Designer and textile artist Basma Sumbal welcomes us into the garden of her imagination.
Do you love me, my documentation? What can you do for me? You are just a piece of paper, and I your worst nightmare.
“What is the difference between us? Your beard, your power, my intelligence, my emotion?” Raha Azadi asks on behalf of future generations of girls.