Safar is an independent Beirut-based magazine of design and visual culture. It is a bit like our window on the cultural and artistic ferment that silently crosses the Middle East.
Founded by the Studio Safar agency, in each issue artists, writers and designers are invited to explore a different theme.
Dimensions: 27.5x21 cm
Language: English and Arabic
ISSUE # 5 - MIGRATIONS
In the fifth issue, Migrations, Mekdes Yilma and Tsigereda Brihanu discuss the realities, challenges and dangers faced by migrant domestic workers in Lebanon and their work to end an oppressive system; Miranda July shares three stories from her No One Belongs Here More than You collection; Elia Suleiman talks about identification with globalized Palestine and his latest film, It Must be Heaven; Mazen Kerbaj illustrates her daily attempts to learn German; Steven Heller discusses design and his experiences with impostor syndrome ... and so much more