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May 2017

Guest Blog

Han Sai Por

Words Sakina N.   Photograph Han Sai Por 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! ABOUT: This installation, Black Forest 2016, is part…

May 30, 2017
Guest Blog

First Comment, First Dislike

Words Arwa P.  Illustration Fatema A. (cosmicweavers) Foreword Zahabiya H. Foreword: We’ve all heard the rhetoric. A veil, a headscarf, it’s all a form of keeping us bowed. Bound. But what needs to be revealed is not our heads or our limbs but our minds and…

May 27, 2017
Guest Blog

Never Lose Hope

Words Mariam Moiz S.   Illustration Fatema A. (cosmicweavers) Foreword Zahabiyah H. Foreword Turbulence.  Struggles take on many forms but the hardest ones are the ones where there is nothing you can do but wait. Wait for a solution, wait for change, just wait. That’s when…

May 20, 2017
Guest Blog

Who am I?

Words Zahra K.   Photograph Tasneem J. (tjphotography) Foreword Zahabiyah H. Happy Homemaker, Bibliophile, Reader, Writer – in that order. I am very Tea-motional and I love to dig in the little details of everything that catches my attention♡   Foreword Turbulence.  We live in large,…

May 20, 2017

From Newton’s Law to fig newtons- Rashida Ben T.

In conversation with Rashida ben T.    Photography by Fatema A.  Rashida ben is a talented pastry and bakery chef based in Singapore. We had the good fortune of conversing with her, watching her in action, and stomaching her delicious creations. It was a life…

May 9, 2017
Guest Blog

The Creator Of Fate, Is The Giver Of Faith

This piece is a dedication to all those who are fighting a battle, that no one else can understand. Words Sakeenah N. Photograph Sakina K. Foreword Zahabiyah H.   Foreword Turbulence. Usually something we associate with announcements to return to our seats, its actually a…

May 7, 2017

Sankari Range, Uttarakhand

I got a camera in 2008 during my trip to London. One Friday, while watching some fancy YouTube photographer, I suddenly had the urge to learn how to shoot. This was after 2 years of the camera eating dust in my tiny little storage…

May 7, 2017

rida x sneakers – ed.1

Lookbook May 2017 Outfit Batul S. and Fatema A.   Photography Sakina K. and Alifiya S. Words Safiya A.  Wake up. Get dressed. Have breakfast. Slip into your favourite pair of sneakers. Comfy. Reliable. Stylish. This look book features beautiful and colourful ridas paired with the perfect…

May 2, 2017

Artist in Focus: Kulsum K.

Words and Photographs Kulsum K. Foreword Batul S.    Foreword Kulsum bhen takes foodstagramming to a whole new level. Her talent for the capture makes even the simplest foods look like Michelin stars. Get a peek at the photos that’ll make your stomach grumble and delve into…

May 2, 2017
Guest Blog

My Religion as My Rock

Words Rashida A.   Illustration Fatema A. (cosmicweavers) When I look around trying to make sense of the state of things in this digital world, where the media has flooded all forms of normality, where fashion and trends have overtaken customs and tradition, I see a…

May 1, 2017