Optimism Last week end, this photograph just won the contest “nuages ” at the Gallery Ceros during Paris Photo. This photograph was taken earlier this year in the Agafay desert and titled Optimism, as in in every storm we can find hope in lightening up the sky with a yellow balloon, or a positive outlook … More When the time is right
It all started with a vision, an impulse photo, and it became a lead, a playful pretext for story telling. So the yellow line became a spiritual line. It is also a purely abstract element, like paint on a canvas. The yellow shoes became a metaphore of self, and the walk we all take in … More Air line – where yellow shoes and a yellow line can lead you.
Yellow has become a trademark colour ( just in case you didn’t notice), it has become a part of my identity ( or it may have been for a while, unconsciously) The same way the project Latitude 34 took over my life on many levels, following an imaginary line around the globe, linking my place … More Playful becomes meaningful
Optimism. Like enthusiasm this terms and qualities are not often talked about and represented, be it in the art scene, philosophy , in general. It can be dressed with a childish coat, deluded with pearls of illusion. It can also be a heavy burden like in american society where you have to put on a … More On optimism, or how to lighten up the sky.
Finally TEDX talk in Casablanca is finally online! Enjoy and be gentle please, it is my first ever talk, I was a little bit nervous. Make sure you watch the others, they were all brilliant, especially Hicham Oudghiri, Mamoun Ghallab and Mahjouba ! Thanks again to all those who supported me, especially Fleur Eve and Andy Coley for his last minute remote … More Latitude 34 talk at Tedx Casablanca is now online!
I love meeting people and I show it – often it gets me in a funny situations, I have had many occasions where a person of the opposite gender has mistaken my curiosity for having fallen head over heels for him. Fair enough, it has proven true a couple of times later down the line, … More The universe is made of stories
This is a time of year where stillness isn’t the first word that comes to mind. Frenzy is a more appropriate one especially in Europe and US. 25th aside where there is no public transport and it can give an impression of silence and stillness, it is often far from it. There is something to … More On Stillness
Next week i will be doing a talk at Tedx Casablanca. Tedx events were created in the spirit of TED’s mission, “ideas worth spreading” and is designed to give communities, organizations and individuals the opportunity to stimulate dialogue through TED-like experiences at the local level. I will be a 6 min talk, which is 360 seconds. A … More 360 going round a full circle
I have been very aware lately of my Moroccan heritage, I investigated regularly and thoroughly. I am only half Moroccan. My father is and I was born and raised there until my 13th birthday, but my mother is Austrian and I spent those 13 years a lot closer to her than to my dad. As a … More My other half
Latitude 34 has been featured in Tonelit, an online photography magazine featuring the works of established and upcoming photographers. It wonderfully written by Katie Stretton. Check it out and subscribe! It is definitely one to add to your monthly reader. On the Same Line – Essay by Katie Stretton A look at ‘Latitude 34’ by Malika Sqalli We … More Latitude 34 featured on Tonelit.com