Surrounded by ramparts, Moroccan Medinas are the guardians of historical tradition for both the Moroccan and Muslim cultures. My fascination for Moroccan Medinas started in 2004 when I visited the country for the first time for work. Back home, I felt like I had left something behind
In the heart of the Medina of Fez, a man is walking in a lane near by Al Karaouine Mosque. About the picture: The photograph was taken in 2010 during my second visit to Fez. It was probably not the first time that I had walked down this lane, but the lines & the geometry made by
Marrakech, Capital of Tourism Marrakech is the most touristic city in Morocco. At peak season, the ochre city attracts thousands of foreigners mostly coming from all over Europe. This is the result of an increase in low cost flights in the last decade. But Marrakech is not like any ot
Medina of Larache, Morocco, 2011 I was stunned by the beauty of the lane, its colours, its patterns and the symmetry of its Moroccan doors. I waited a long time for something interesting to happen to make this picture more alive. Unfortunately the Medina of Larache is a quiet place
I was wandering the street of the Medina of Rabat when I stopped in this place to observe two boys playing football. Children playing in the street is not an unusual scene in Moroccan Medinas. Outside their family home, it is in the street that they start socialising in their yearly y
Tetouan has an important part of its history linked with Spain, when the city become a place of shelter for Granada’s refugees in the 15th century and later on when Tetouan and most of the Northern part of Morocco was under Spanish protectorat. The Spanish left the city in 1956, but t
Moroccan man traditionally dressed walking in the Medina of Chefchaouen. A picture of Chefchaouen that I edited just a few days ago when revisiting my RAW archive. I am currently planning to go to Morocco next autumn.
Expressing myself between documentary and street photography, my work focus on long
term projects because of the human aspect, but also to have better insight and understanding of a situation over time. Photography is a medium that allows me to explore the cultural and sociological aspects of life in order to understand the relationship between the people, their traditions/habits/cultures and their environment. In recent years I have worked on separate long term projects about the Medinas of Morocco and more recently the Yamuna river in India.