Author Archives: Malika

About Malika

Visual Artist - Story teller - Outdoor enthousiast - Lady Yellow

Home exhibit London

Home International women artists’ exhibition explores the question of ” Home” Private view Friday 11 October 2013 at the Sofia Gallery, Bulgarian Cultural Institute,188 Queen’s Gate, South Kensignton. A couple years ago, after I came to London back from Australia, I … Continue reading

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Here is elsewhere

Here is elsewhere – Ici c’est ailleurs Are we ever in the present – are we ever in the now? I once was told a very beautiful line: yesterday is history,  tomorrow is mystery, today is a gift.That is why … Continue reading

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Sharq Exhibit in Los Angeles

In July 2013 Sharq Gallery in Pacific Palisades in Los Angeles showcasted a selection of Latitude 34. I want to thank Nahid Massoud and Robert Rosenstone for opening the doors of their gallery and offering me the opportunity to share … Continue reading

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An ode to an active proprioceptive travel

After the previous post I ought to write about what I consider real travel and give Marakech it’s glory back.There is more to Marrakech than Kech. I was going to say tourism, but something in me doesnt like that word. Ism at the … Continue reading

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Tourism

  “Walking is a virtue, tourism is a deadly sin.”― Bruce Chatwin These are strong words. After all my wanderlust, I think they are justified. I have  tried not to fall in the cliché for the photograpsh of latitude 34. … Continue reading

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The eyes, those special windows.

The eyes are our window to the world , but they are also a window to ourselves. We see through them. What we see is then translated to our brain through our filters, therefore what we see has already gone through … Continue reading

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Degrees of light

  In Arabic there are many degrees of light when it comes to sunrise and sunset, more than in English or French. Sunrise and Dawn has: الدجى ، السحر,الصبح ,الفحر. الضهر For sunset: الغرؤب الشفق ، الغسق I find this brilliant because … Continue reading

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Taking pictures of people – stealing pictures

I was asked in regards to Latitude 34 show at the CDG whether I take any pictures of people along my way. I do, but not as often as I would like to. I also had to pick a coherent … Continue reading

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Ideas Matter

Ideas matter.Visions, and gut feelings even more. Days like today are the reminder that we should all follow our heart, dreams and ideas, no matter how futile they seem. Tonight is the opening of Latitude 34 at the Espace expression CDG … Continue reading

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Signs and Symbols.

I have always been fascinated by the idea that humans have developped complexe languages,sounds that articulate ideas and feelings, along with scripts and symbols to convey, translate those sounds. Humans have been very creative and diverse at this exercise. During the … Continue reading

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