Yussef, plaster carver

The Marrakech street ‘traffic’ whizzes by as young plaster carver Yussef works on a piece in his boutique in the Souk Sidi Isshak near to the Ben Yussef Medersa in central Marrakech just around the corner from Riad Cinnamon.

Youssef is a 17 years old, since he left school he has been learning this craft from his father a master plaster worker or ‘mellem gubs’.

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