Youssef Nabil: The Artist Breaking Orientalist Stereotypes and Arabic Taboos

Youssef Nabil: The Artist Breaking Orientalist Stereotypes and Arabic Taboos

When art is done containing footage or reference to the Middle East, there is a typical arsenal of imagery that pops up. From camels standing in the middle of the dessert to exotic belly dancers, to heavily gender- segregated spaces, the Middle East is more often than not portrayed as a region stuck in its […]

8 Underrated Artists in Egypt That You Need to Follow on Instagram

8 Underrated Artists in Egypt That You Need to Follow on Instagram

The beauty of art is that it’s subjective, and it comes in all types and forms. Lucky for us, Egypt has a huge number of artists in all field, especially when it comes to digital art.   We went on the hunt of finding some of Egypt’s most underrated talents that you should be following! […]

You’ll Never Believe These Stunning Pictures Were Only Taken Using a Smartphone

You’ll Never Believe These Stunning Pictures Were Only Taken Using a Smartphone

  You know when you’re bored on your phone, scrolling through your feed then you bump into this gorgeous landscape picture and think, “this picture is only amazing because it was taken on an expensive camera?” Well, Egyptian photographer Abdel Rahman Gabr – aka Koree – teamed up with mobile giants Huawei and proved that […]

Elissa Shuts Down Engagement Rumors with a Single Hashtag

Elissa Shuts Down Engagement Rumors with a Single Hashtag

Lunch time with my bestie @wadih_elnajjar, good mood, food and music #elissa #madrid #spain A post shared by Elissa (@elissazkh) on Mar 5, 2017 at 5:24am PST   The Arab world has completely lost it on social media this week after photos surfaced of Elissa with a guy, rumored to be her love interest. No […]

Meet the Egyptian Vincent Van Gogh

Meet the Egyptian Vincent Van Gogh

#vangogh “1-6” A photo posted by Adel Essam (@adelessam) on Feb 6, 2017 at 11:27am PST   Egyptian photographer Adel Essam strikes again, this time with Vincent van Gogh. Yup, we quite understand that the Dutch Post-Impressionist painter who is among the most famous and influential figures in the history of art is dead, but Essam […]

Dubai Looks Absolutely Stunning In These 13 Epic Aerial Photos

Dubai Looks Absolutely Stunning In These 13 Epic Aerial Photos

You don’t need to be Sherlock to know that Dubai is gorgeous. Perhaps the best place to take in the city is from above, and Instagram user pixelville has an entire account dedicated to showcasing the city from the top. From the Dubai Fountain to the Palm, get ready to feast your eyes.     You’re […]

This Egyptian Photographer Will Make You Want to Be a Merman

This Egyptian Photographer Will Make You Want to Be a Merman

  “Look at this stuff, isn’t it neat? Wouldn’t you think my collection’s complete? Wouldn’t you think I’m the girl, the girl who has everything?” If you don’t know the lyrics to “Part of Your World” from The Little Mermaid, then you seriously need to rethink all your life decisions because you sir had no […]

Q&A: Nouran Khalifa, the Egyptian Fashion Photographer You Need to Watch out For

Q&A: Nouran Khalifa, the Egyptian Fashion Photographer You Need to Watch out For

  Young, ambitious women prosper everyday in defeating the so many stereotypes they’re born with in the Middle East, particularly by succeeding in their careers and personal growth. Nourhan Khalifa is one of these women. The self-taught photographer has made a name for herself in Egypt’s fashion scene, from taking over our Instagram feed to […]

EXCLUSIVE: Egyptian Designer Bardees Abdel Wahab Takes over Dubai with a Dazzling Shoot

EXCLUSIVE: Egyptian Designer Bardees Abdel Wahab Takes over Dubai with a Dazzling Shoot

  As soon as you see her edgy designs and psychedelic multi-colored prints, you definitely know it’s the talented Egyptian designer Bardees Abdel Wahab, who surprised us all with her new haute-couture collection this summer that showed a softer romantic side of her.     For her new collection, Abdel Wahab was moved by the […]

These Insane Pictures Taken from Burj Khalifa Will Give You Goosebumps

These Insane Pictures Taken from Burj Khalifa Will Give You Goosebumps

Sitting on the highest building in the world. Catch me if you can. Playing around with the #HuaweiP9. #OO @huaweidach A photo posted by Robert Jahns (@nois7) on May 29, 2016 at 12:42pm PDT   We were stunned when we bumped into this photo of a girl casually hanging from Burj Khalifa in Dubai, doing […]