One place – one tree can have many identities and be viewed, sensed, experienced and captured in many different ways. There is always a way to have a new angle, a different light, for one and the same place . When we visit a city we often think architecture, history, museums. I thought what about exploring it … More Calgary through it’s parks and lungs
« Ce que l’on conçoit bien s’énonce clairement, Et les mots pour le dire arrivent aisément. Hâtez-vous lentement, et sans perdre courage, Vingt fois sur le métier remettez votre ouvrage, Polissez-le sans cesse, et le repolissez, Ajoutez quelquefois, et souvent effacez. » (Boileau, Art poétique) I started to realise how home and identity are intrinsically … More For the love of language part 2
On a plane to Morocco, I was seated next to someone who described my series as “the most beautiful job in the world because artists dream something, imagine something and then create it visually which makes the rest of us dream and wonder as well”. I never thought of it like that but I guess … More I had a dream
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!
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
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
Those who know me, know I am a Moonie. I love the moon for its ever changing face and unpredictability. It is here day time night time, not at all, round, 3/4 full, half or a thinly sliced crescent. Sure, I love yellow and the sun is the yellow one, and I do seek to … More M for Moon, M for Melancholia