Algerian Traditional Dress

15 Jul 19
Digest Creative

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06 Jul 19
Archy Worldys

About to turn 70, the emir of Dubai, Sheikh Mohamed Bin Rashid al Maktoum, faces a personal crisis that endangers his legacy. The news of the flight and petition for divorce of his last wife, Haya Bint Husein, overshadow the caring profile that has cultivated his whole life as the most liberal and far-sighted leader […]

03 Jul 19
My Goddess Complex

In Franz Fanon’s Algeria Unveiled, the veil is a symbol of taboo for the coloniser who fetishizes it along with his sexualisation of the female Algerian body. It does not mean one, concrete thing because, experientially, it occupies multiple meanings within the woman’s identification. While it can be seen as a form of oppression, it simultaneously […]

30 Jun 19
Karl Toepfer

Pantomime: The History and Metamorphosis of a Theatrical Ideology: Table of Contents Parisian Pantomime without Pierrot In Paris, as motion picture technology began to exert a public fascination, efforts to develop pantomime in the theater beyond Pierrot and the commedia format remained feeble, if not altogether unthinkable. Georges Wague continued his experiments with female partners, the […]

25 Jun 19
An Englishwoman in Algeria

Le henné, c’est la terre du paradis. Henna is the soil of paradise. -Mohammed Ben Cheneb – Proverbs from Algeria and the Maghreb I looked down at the small mound of greenish-brown sludge on the palm of my hand. An elderly man wearing a skullcap and a grey burnous was using his forefinger to spread it carefully […]

17 Jun 19
Paul ORIOL

Algerian mpressions, very subjective, without any particular political ambition in this important moment for Algeria, following a 3-week flash trip to Algeria (late February-early March), after having lived from June 1963 to June 1972 and made a brief visit a few years later …Friendly and touristic visit: a few days in Tamanrasset, Algiers and Tipaza, […]

26 May 19
Archy Worldys

In the big brainstorming that produces a Cannes edition in general and this one especially since filled with block of films as shaking as shaking, it can seem risky to auscultate hot some noisy symptoms and recurring patterns crossing the works and the differential brains of filmmakers, which we may suppose they did not consult. […]

26 May 19
HUMAN WRONGS WATCH

Human Wrongs Watch By Ouissal Harize* With women leading revolutions in Sudan and Algeria, it is natural to wonder again, will Arab uprisings be finished by women? . “I shall dream” | Source: Facebook/Souad Douibi 24 May 2019 (openDemocracy)* — In his famous essay, ‘Algeria Unveiled’, Frantz Fanon (1959, p. 35) writes: ‘The way people […]

24 May 19
Radio Free

In his famous essay, ‘Algeria Unveiled’, Frantz Fanon (1959, p. 35) writes: ‘The way people clothe themselves, together with the traditions of dress and finery that custom implies, constitutes the most distinctive form of a society’s uniqueness’. Protesting former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s absurd bid for a fifth term, Algerians flooded the streets angrily – yet […]

24 May 19
Radio Free

In his famous essay, ‘Algeria Unveiled’, Frantz Fanon (1959, p. 35) writes: ‘The way people clothe themselves, together with the traditions of dress and finery that custom implies, constitutes the most distinctive form of a society’s uniqueness’. Protesting former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s absurd bid for a fifth term, Algerians flooded the streets angrily – yet […]

24 May 19
Radio Free

In his famous essay, ‘Algeria Unveiled’, Frantz Fanon (1959, p. 35) writes: ‘The way people clothe themselves, together with the traditions of dress and finery that custom implies, constitutes the most distinctive form of a society’s uniqueness’. Protesting former President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s absurd bid for a fifth term, Algerians flooded the streets angrily – yet […]

24 May 19
VOICE OF THE HWY

By the time that the 72nd Cannes Film Festival ends Saturday night, hundreds of new movies will have screened and thousands of exhausted attendees will be crawling toward home. A stubborn testament to the cinematic experience, Cannes continues to maintain its hold on the international art and the industry, no small thing in the age […]

24 May 19
Keep Track of the Time

I’ve wondered when the day would come when this column goes too far. And this one is about a record, that isn’t pop punk, that isn’t even an album. I’m talking about Boys Don’t Cry, the American edition of The Cure’s debut album Three Imaginary Boys, but somehow it fits into the column. This is […]

24 May 19
African Eye Report

May 24, 2019//-It was close to midnight when the young man crawled into the desert.

16 May 19
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

In Morocco they call the month of Ramadan “Sidna Ramadan” because it is the best month of the year, and they receive it with decorations in all houses and shops, and close cafes and restaurants during the day. In the past, women gathered on rooftops waiting to see the first moon of Ramadan, and the […]

08 May 19
Belle on the Battlefield

In some of my other articles, you may have read a word I throw around a bit. Zouaves. Pronounced “Zoo-ah-v-s”. It’s one of those odd, foreign things that one might think is a typo. It’s not. It’s French, and completely correct within its context when I talk about the Civil War. It’s just one of […]