Nadia Buyse at Dardishi Festival 2019

We launched the opening night of Dardishi Festival 2019 with a performance by Dubais, an Arabfuturist multimedia music project that explores the themes of diasporic migration and transnationalism. Fronting Dubais is punk musician and cultural activist Nadia Buyse, who speaks about her experience performing at Dardishi Festival 2019 in the clip featured.

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Samar Ziadat
Write for us!

Submissions for issue 1 of Dardishi’s print zine are now open! In this post, we answer key questions, such as: What are the submission guidelines? How will I know if my submission has been rejected or accepted? How do I purchase this zine?

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Samar Ziadat
We're Crowdfunding!

With the rise of right-wing politics in Europe, and the widespread racism, homophobia, anti-refugee, anti-immigrant and anti-migrant rhetoric in the mainstream British press, we feel this is an especially pertinent time to be holding a festival of Arab womxn’s art.

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Samar Ziadat
Dardishi x Document

Read all about Permissible Dreams, a zine we co-edited with Document Festival 2018. The publication features writing from the Palestinian womxn of Dardishi reflecting on the idea of a Palestinian archive.

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Samar Ziadat