May 14, 2015
Nearly 20 years after war, the cityscape of Sarajevo is still riddled with bullet holes and shelling craters in facades and pavement. These...
blog
April 30, 2015
“10 soldiers came into my home who had previously burned down my grandparents’ house while they were inside with my 3-year-old sister. They...
blog
April 11, 2015
In a group exhibition at Toronto’s Power Plant art gallery, perspectives on Western imperialism and their uncomfortable legacies come to...
Art
March 17, 2015
Cambodia—synonymous with paradoxical ideas: ‘Pearl of the East,’ ‘war,’ ‘Kingdom of Wonder,’ ‘genocide,’ and ‘Land of Smiles’—where deep...
blog
February 15, 2015
This Valentine’s Day we have endured the usual corporate commodification of romantic love, including love that falls outside of the...
Opinion
January 16, 2015
“Sentimentality, the ostentatious parading of excessive and spurious emotion, is the mark of dishonesty, the inability to feel; the wet...
Reviews
January 14, 2015
Moroccan author Tahar Ben Jelloun once wrote that in Morocco, “it’s possible to see the Atlantic and the Mediterranean at the same time.”...
Art
January 5, 2015
Editor's Introduction Nora Al-Badri has never been to Iraq. But she has connected with her father’s home country via the Internet—not over...
Art
May 16, 2014
In August 1994, Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar traveled to Rwanda in the aftermath of the country’s infamous genocide. He documented scenes of...