Mornag Farm

Tunisian water engineer Amine Draoui left the city behind for a life in sync with nature. Now, Draoui’s life is perfectly synchronised with nature’s rhythm. ‘I start my day with the sun,’ he says. ‘I’m bound by it and can’t sleep longer because when it rises all the animals demand their breakfast.’

Dar Delight

Continue reading Indeed, domestic introversion is the key to understanding the medina’s mysterious structure. ‘Everything turns around the idea of intimacy,’ says Zoubeir Mouhli, the chief architect of Dar Ben Gacem and the secretary general of the Association de Sauvegarde de la Médina de Tunis, a consultancy and advocacy group dedicated to guarding and renewing […]

Flesh and Blood

Continue reading Considered one of the most renowned partnerships on the contemporary Arab dance scene, the siblings have engaged in a diversity of projects over the span of their nearly 20 year career, ranging from minimalistic dance choreographies and digital performances to biennials and socio-economic engagements. One factor however, seems to underpin most of their […]

In the Dar

Continue reading Today, however, tourists from as far as France and Italy are trickling into Nefta. The sudden influx can be credited to Dar Hi, an avant-garde eco-resort and spa located on the edge of the Saharan desert. ‘The idea was not to create a luxurious hotel, but a small one that is centred on […]

El Ghriba

Continue reading Walking up the cobblestone path to the synagogue’s entrance, visiting men and women come to a huge wooden front door. There they don kippah skull caps and shawls before entering the main room, a large hall covered in mostly blue kaleidoscopic tiles. Sunlight streams in through red, yellow, green and blue stained glass […]