Reading Time: 3 minutesExamining loss in Helen Teede’s “Unhomed” exhibition in which she reflects on the loss of her home in Zimbabwe. A large, strikingly painted canvas by Zimbabwean artist Helen Teede was one of the few paintings that struck a chord with me during Alserkal Avenue’s opening night last March. The artwork at hand, titled “Shifting Grounds”,
Reading Time: 5 minutesHow does knowing more than one language affect our brains? Does it make our minds disoriented or sharper?
Reading Time: 3 minutesThe author considers why a friend of hers has changed her name drastically for social acceptance. A few
Reading Time: 4 minutesArticle in brief: The author looks at the reasons why the Arabic language and culture may be at risk and the growing need for its preservation. Recent headlines in the UAE have been revolving around the need to preserve the Arabic language, as we lose the new generation to the English language and the many popular
Reading Time: 4 minutesArticle in brief: Muslim nations have been severely affected over the years whether through colonization, social makeup, or lack
Reading Time: 3 minutesBy Shaima Al Tamimi, No word has been as popular in the twenty first century than “globalization”. It