Artist Maimouna Guerresi Photographs ‘Aisha In Wonderland’

The Italian-Senegalese artist Maïmouna Guerresi designs the colorful robes in her mystical portraits, fashioning each look from textiles she has collected while traveling through Africa and Asia. Her latest exhibition reimagines the story of Alice in Wonderland through the eyes of an African Muslim woman, Aisha, in a series of sculptures and photographs. Her work examines the human body and spirituality across cultures. Continue reading »

Photo of the Day: Aisha’s Jump

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Aisha the dog follows her owner as he jumps into a lake at sunset in Bucharest, Romania, on August 12, 2014. (Photo by Vadim Ghirda/Associated Press)

Inside Aisha Gaddafi’s Palace

Aisha Gaddafi: Claudia Schiffer of North Africa. Aisha Gaddafi, daughter of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and director of the Libyan Waatassimou Charity association, attends the end of the 6th international women’s Koran reading competition in Tripoli August 30, 2010. Continue reading »