Annetta

“There was too much feeling behind her hand that her pen began to bleed out on the page. But after every word the pain was soothed and she found comfort for her tears as the song continued. Indeed, she was smiling, while her eyes remained teary. She had all her fun singing off beat, out […]

Nilgun

When I first met Nilgun in her witchy café Atölye Cadı Kazanı Cafe / Arabahmet in North Nicosia, she took me on an enriching journey through decades of Cypriot history and culture. The daughter of the Turkish Cypriot painter İsmet Güney and an acclaimed, Cypriot artist herself, Nilgun emits something incredibly harmonious and sensible. After enduring the war in 1974,…

Maria

    Maria is mysterious, unconventional and profoundly elegant. She is a fashion designer who carries an irreplaceable passion for tattoos. From a young age she has been interested in fashion and the self-expression that comes with people’s individual styles. Maria figured that instead of dressing like every woman in her town, she could be…

Stalia

Born and raised in Kalo Chorio, a village in the Cypriot countryside, Stalia is everything but a simple country girl. She is a gifted artist and possesses the most intimate connection to Mother Nature. Her divinity, wisdom and grace are the most present when she dances. Initially starting with belly dance, the goddess was constantly in…

Nina

  The blue-haired mermaid is a multi-talented, reserved and, in a very satisfying way, eccentric young woman. Nina’s poetry talks of sincere love and is abundant in blooming imagery. Throughout all of her work she likes to express vulnerability and the delicacy of human bones and hearts. Besides love and death, Nina likes to delve deep into…