Open Sesame
Marrakech, Morocco

Wandering around Marrakech’s Medina is like taking a journey through time. Equipped with his camera and a great deal of curiosity, OutThere’s Create Director Martin Perry ventures off into the streets and alleyways of the ‘Red City’.

This story first appeared in The Marvellous Marrakech Issue, available in print and digital.

This story first appeared in The Marvellous Marrakech Issue, available in print and digital.

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The thousands of intricately designed doors on display in the Moroccan capital, each with their distinct patterns and motifs, are like little portholes into another dimension. But each door and its embellishments tell those who can read it a story of the family who live beyond it – their tribe, class, wealth and trade.

Photography by Martin Perry