- A love letter to dolma, a Middle Eastern parcel of joyI wrote a reported piece for VICE's food platform MUNCHIES about the Middle Eastern dish dolma, interviewing chefs and food experts to find out why this dish is such a culinary staple in the Mediterranean and Middle East. I drew on my own Iraqi heritage and experiences, too, and the piece received a lot of engagement. Read the full article here: https://www.vice.com/en_uk/article/vbwzjy/a-love-letter-to-dolma-a-middle-eastern-parcel-of-joy
- 'My presence is a challenge' – Saudi artist Manal AlDowayanI interviewed Saudi artist Manal AlDowayan ahead of her exhibition at Art Basel Miami Beach in 2019, in which she discusses how her work explores the representation of women in the Middle East. Read the full article here: (paywall) https://www.ft.com/content/db71f746-15b9-11ea-9ee4-11f260415385 or here: (free) https://www.daliadawood.com/ft-manal-aldowayan
- Coronavirus reminds us how people of colour have always been stigmatised as uncleanI wrote a piece for gal-dem about how coronavirus is a reminder that people of colour are often stigmatised as being unclean, when often it is the opposite. Read the full article here: https://gal-dem.com/coronavirus-reminds-us-how-people-of-colour-have-always-been-stigmatised-as-unclean/
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- Oppose MagazineOppose is a zine that offers a global take on gentrification form MA Arts and Lifestyle Journalism students and journalists at LCC. It looks at the problem of regeneration in London and beyond in serious and satirical ways - developers and hipsters, in particular, take the bashing. Is gentrification a process of social cleansing? As its name suggests, the zine adopts an oppositional stance to this idea and the way in which cities are being reshaped to disadvantage poorer communities.
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