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Intro - ‫املقدمة‬ from Tashweesh - ‫تشويش‬ on Vimeo It is possible that Arabfuturism is still solely the domain of diasporic expression, and that any manifestation of it in the Arab region is a result of this influence, and not an “organic” cultural development. Yet the examples brought hitherto merely scratch the surface - they suggest that a deeper delving can turn our dystopian realities into a “pan-utopian” inquiry of the present, from the perspective of a future. This original version of this article was first published by Tohu Magazine  and has been edited and reproduced here with permission.  Lama Suleiman (1987, Palestine) is a writer and researcher with a Masters degree in Sociology and Anthropology. Based in Haifa, Lama is currently researching Palestinian architecture and urban space in Nazareth.