» Given the negative image of « obscurantist » Islam, I wanted to show the reality of « normal », popular Islam within a Sufi brotherhood, the Tidjania brotherhood. I worked with embroidery designer friends and local women. The idea was to teach them design, with a respect for nature (through the use of vegetable and mineral-based dyes), to give them the desire to create, as well as the possibility of providing extra financial income and food. » (Rachid Koraïchi).
A large library was built at Témacine and at Guémar.