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Annexes: The Battle between Urban and Rural Morocco

Annexes is a photo-series by Moroccan photographer, Zakaria Wakrim. The series depicts an ever-growing urban world, which is literally annexing the rural world to it's furious feasting. Wakrim used infrared photography to convey the changing landscape. [g1_quote author_name="Zakaria Wakrim" author_image="https://mir-s3-cdn-cf.behance.net/user/138/1875785.53b6978ca94bb.jpg" author_description="Photographer" author_url="https://www.behance.net/Iwantmorebugs" author_description_format="%link%" align="none" size="m" style="simple" template="01"] This series, produced in…
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Bruno Barbey,

Bruno Barbey is a French photographer born in Morocco in 1941. Well known for being a member of Magnum Photo, Barbey photographed across the five continents and was often commissioned to work in various African countries. The photographs below were taken at different places in Morocco mostly in the eighties.…
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The Maghreb

Breathtaking cinemtography of Morocco by Enrique Pacheco. Morocco is a country that awakens in the photographer a desire for adventure. From the green mountains of the northern Rif to the arid and warm desert of Erg Chebbi, Morocco offers endless opportunities to get those fantastic images that we have always…
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Moroccan Brides

Regal photographs of Moroccan brides by French photographer Valerie Belin. She skillfully uses the simplicity and arresting contrast of a black and white filter to highlight the intricate, elaborate and artistic details of the garments and adornments worn by these Moroccan brides, giving them a monarch-like royal appearance, highlighting the…
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ART_C in Addis

“When you have a dream, there are no boundaries, you have to do everything to achieve it.” Moroccan/Isreali designer Artsi Ifrach attended Ethiopian Fashion Week 2013 where he collaborated with Ethiopian designers to showcase 20 years of African trade and fashion. In collaboration with photographer Laila Hida, and inspired by…
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Google Doodles on African Countries

This mornings Google doodle got me thinking about more doodles on Africa. There aren't too many out there - but here are the selected favorites : Howard Carter 110th Anniversary of the Uganda Railway's Completion Ibn Battuta's 708th Birthday South Africa Freedom Day 2011 Morocco Independence Day 2011 East Africa…
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Urban Africa

Urban Africa is a popular Flickr group that showcases growing urban life in various African cities. There is a tendency to portray African landscape as bare and the focus is primarily on wildlife. This group is a much needed breath of fresh air, showcasing the African metropolis - highlighting modern…
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