Softcover, 15 × 22.5 cm
236 p., 165 ill. b/w and col.
Heretics issue, Zamân 5 counters obscurantism with gay science and war with the grotesque. A plunge into the 17th century Sicilian prisons of the Inquisitions and the frescoes left by the prisoners, plus the provocations of artists like Bahman Mohassess and Marwan and dazzling woman poet Etel Adnan: at a time when the Syrian revolution has already degenerated into mass killings, this issue is an act of resistance against ambient chaos. Coexistence of Oriental rugs and digital art may not be very far…