Al Hayya Issue 1

By Antenne

A new bilingual magazine from part of the team behind Safar Journal, Al Hayya reports on the work, interests and strife of woman in the context of South West Asia and North Africa. It features interviews, opinion pieces and visual essays ranging from sex education to protest and the destruction of Beirut.

For its pilot issue on Agency, Al Hayya’s contributors engage with a variety of different interpretations of and perspectives on the word: from social and political action, engagement to consent, pleasure, personal style, and other expressions of physical, bodily agency. It was carefully curated to include collection of features, interviews, opinion pieces and visual essays tackling the topic from different angles.

156 pgs, 9.8 × 8.3 in, Softcover, 2022