Creative Visuals

The Meaning of Childhood to Heba

  During childhood our first experiences of life are formed and our first conceptions of what it means to be…

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Photography Against the Apathetic Eye

The attempts are endless. A photographer’s attempts are the ambition to preserve the life and vitality of a moment and…

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Intimate Walls

In the words of the poet Abdulaziz al-Maqaleh, “Sana’a is the capital of the soul and a tavern of light.”…

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Stories Scattered by War

When we break down the larger story, known as “the war in Yemen” into smaller stories, we end up having…

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Al-Komani Records: The Largest Collection of Folk Poetry in the Arab World

Folk culture is close to people’s everyday concerns and joys, ones that are present in their daily lives. That is…

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Souk al-Shenini in the Old City of Taiz

If you happen to be strolling through Taiz looking for artifacts and traditional products, local spices or dried beans and…

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Ramadan Lanterns Light the Neighborhoods of Sana’a: A Celebration of Life and a Refusal of War

In a neighborhood in the Mathbah area of Sana’a, a group of young people initiated a community celebration on the…

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Hadrami Music Takes To The Global Stage

Last month, the Malaysian Opera House Istana Budaya in Kuala Lumpur presented its audience with a special performance by the…

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Video 12: Al-Madaniya 2018

At the end of 2018 and the beginning of the year 2019, Al-Madaniya is pleased to offer its viewers a…

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Yemen, A Colorful Prospect in Times of War

At the end of 2018, Al-Madaniya reached out to Yemeni photographers to share with us their favorite images of 2018.…

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