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A History of Stroke

by Thresher Grey The extra two slices of bacon Charlie snuck at breakfast added exactly enough plaque. The three-hour plane ride had dislodged the hardened clump. The doctors would conjecture, … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

A Night Off

By Ian Mark The older of the two women seated at table nine did her best to get the waiter’s attention. She raised a pale hand and performed her version of … Continue reading

September 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Hive Narratives Open Call!

Hive is very excited to announce our second open call for our Narratives section: For our early August issue, Hive is looking for work that focuses on representations – subjective, fictional … Continue reading

July 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mistranslation in Images

By Sakina Fakhri A line branched into two, four, six, eight…each node a horrible altercation, a quiet death and a hundred beginnings—creased and individuated, creased and individuated. The heavy brushstroke … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Narratives Editorial Letter

Hive is now publishing the first of what we hope will be a monthly Narratives column. The Narrative pieces will complement and enhance the non-fiction by working within the main theme of … Continue reading

May 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

Narratives: Soon to Feature Sakina Fakhri’s “Mistranslation in Images”

“Mistranslation in Images” is a decoupage of scenes intended to illuminate the cataclysmic dangers inherent in even the subtlest mistranslations, as well as the readiness for conflict that characterizes the … Continue reading

May 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Open Call for Narratives Submission and New Editor!

Open Call for Submissions: Hive is an online platform that publishes the works of cultural practitioners engaging, examining and speculating across systems and issues to unearth nuance, complexity and possibilities. … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

Afghanistan: In Search of an Independence Day

By Mariam Ghani In Afghanistan, the Dari word jeshn refers to an annual national celebration, analogous to an “independence day” like the Fourth of July or Bastille Day. The Afghan … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

Je Veux Voir and the State of the Frame

by Renuka Sawhney In Je Veux Voir, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige ask, ‘Given the Violence of the 2006 war, in the face of the spectacular images on television, what kind … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Abandoned Property

By Eva Scharrer and Emily Jacir Emily Jacir’s ongoing practice is concerned with silenced historical narratives, resistance, movement and exchange.  She follows the threads she uncovers to the very end, … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment