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“Books” – GRAPHENE and its similarity to BOOKS

Words Sakina N.   Digital Art Alifiya S.  I absolutely love the arts, specifically, the Italian Renaissance, have a love-hate relationship with the Arabic language and am extremely passionate about stickers, socks, animals and plants! Books for me have always been a source of solace. They are dependable and stable,…

November 23, 2017
Book 4 II

“Books” – A Novel Poem

Words Maria R.   Digital Art Alifiya S.  Pursuing a Bachelor’s in Linguistics, Maria knows exactly when her name is pronounced wrong. It’s an approximant guys, you know, the upside down [ɹ]…nevermind. The Art of Adapting Takes a little while to master But when you finally get…

November 17, 2017

“Books” – Unraveling and Unbinding History

Words Amatullah A. Digital Art Sakina K. Amatullah is a theoretical physicist specializing in stellar astrophysics and cosmology, official international Book Fairy (@bookfairies_ke), Sam Kean and Sherlock fanatic and dabbler in the arts of philosophy. She lives on coffee and science, although she is hoping to…

November 10, 2017
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In Conversation with Zahra Ben A.

In conversation with Zahra A. Photography by Zahra A. These photographs were shot by Zahra Ben during a quick Photo Walk we did at Marine Drive, Mumbai along with a mini rapid fire, at the end of her interview.  Zahra Amiruddin is an independent writer and…

November 4, 2017
Guest Blog

“Books” – Guest Post

Words Duriya A.   Digital Art Fatema A (cosmicweavers). Reading Aloud to Children and the Magical World of Picture Books As an international reading ambassador for Scholastic Inc., it is my pleasure and passion to talk to parents, educators, school leaders, policymakers, children and everyone who will…

November 4, 2017
Books as friends

“Books” – Fluttering Friends

Words Sakina M.  Digital Art Alifiya S.  Sakina Behn is a student currently living in New Jersey, USA. Creator of @rida.apparel, she hopes to inspire behno with her love for fashion. Her immense passion for art, literature, politics, and fashion shape her identity as a global citizen. The…

November 2, 2017
Guest Blog

Reading Slump Recommendations

Words Ruqaiyah K. (ruqkishreads) Illustration Fatema A. (cosmicweavers) If you’re an avid reader like me you must have come across the dreadful dark abyss that is the reading slump; a period of time where you just can’t seem to read. You try, but nothing sticks and…

November 2, 2017

North of Pakistan

Photography and Words Murtaza M. Well, my name is Murtaza Mudder. I’m from Karachi, Pakistan. Currently, I’m doing my Bachelors in Business from the Institute of Szabist. Photography is a hobby of mine. Though it’s not my profession, it surely is my passion. It’s something I can…

November 1, 2017

rida x sneakers – ed.4

Lookbook November 2017 Outfit Fatema A.   Photography Sakina K.  Words Safiya A.  This months lookbook features a bright yellow rida with a subtle stripe in the fabric. The border is actually another printed fabric cleverly cut and placed to create a zig-zag block effect. The border looks like a…

October 30, 2017
In Search of Aladdin

Artist in Focus: Zahra A

Words and Photographs Zahra A.  Foreword Zahra Amiruddin is an independent writer and photographer based in Bombay. She completed a journalism degree with Bachelor’s in Mass Media from the Sophia College for Women in Mumbai. She specialized in digital and film photography, creative writing, and theatre at…

October 29, 2017