Three Friends

    Mixed Media/Fiber     24″W   x12″L

Morocco is a land of diversity; there are ancient cities with winding marketplaces and the vast Sahara Desert. Morocco is one of the few Muslim countries that is accepting of other religions and embraces  all interpretations of Islam.

Women are freer than in many Muslim countries but are still restricted by cultural norms that limit a women’s freedom to pursue education or interests away from home and children. I had the chance to visit a small coffee shop/bakery that is a co-op, and the women can earn a living. These three women were working and chatting together.  They were clearly friends as well as work colleagues. The clothing and surrounding décor was very traditional. I was fascinated by the experience and photographed the women working and was excited to create this art piece when I returned home.        $375


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