Archive for the ‘Transit’ Tag

Zone de Sécurité, Algiers-Annaba

Water’s Edge, Algiers

North to North, from Place Kettani, Algiers

A glimpse of freedom on the margins of the city.

North to North, from Place Kettani, Algiers

Samples of Zineddine Bessaï’s Work

The Handmade Notebooks (6) of the Graphic Designer, Zineddine Bessaï, aka T. Kharbishine

The Handmade Notebooks (5) of the Graphic Designer, Zineddine Bessaï, aka T. Kharbishine

Maghreb Blue

Near Place des Martyrs, the shadow frontiers of the Casbah evaporate into the infinite blue above.

On Boulevard Zirout Youcef

To cross the desert

Living in hope and limbo

Or take to the sea

Between Havana and Izmir

From Shakespeare Road, Brixton, to Boulevard Docteur Frantz Fanon, Algiers. Crossing the looking glass of the Mediterranean, or the Caribbean, Prospero becomes Caliban. In the cross-currents between North and South, East and West, names, passports, skin, and masks are shed as flotsam. I am writing this as I drift through a city somewhere on the map between Havana and Izmir.