The photograph was taken in 2012 in the Moroccan city of Taza inside its Medina. The town is situated on the east side of Morocco between Fes and Oujda and easily accessible by train from both cities. Founded by the Merinides in the 12th century, the medina and its “grande mosqu
Fes was founded by Idris I two thousand two hundred and twenty three years ago, making it one of the oldest medieval cities on earth. Under the influence of the Andalusians and migrants from Kairouan (Tunisia), Fes grew as a city of Islam, crafts and trades. It is during this period t
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 Morocco, streets, like in other Arabic countries, are an important part of Moroccan social culture. Within the Medina’s community and outside their family home, it is also in the street that children start socialising in their early years. It is a part of their education, a school
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
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
School girl and motorcycle rider speeding in the Medina of Marrakesh. Earlier this month, Travel Budget, a US travel magazine, contacted me to buy one of my Bolivian images. Yesterday, I received a request for some of my Moroccan pictures from a French Travel magazine . Thanks for tha
Man coming back from the bakery. In Morocco, people can go and cook their own bread in their local bakery (or a special local place where people bake bread or cook traditional Moroccan dish in a oven).
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.