Words by Marie Abeille
Wearing the traditional clothing which highlights her identity. She tells before - before the year 2000, when she lived higher in the mountains.
The other didn't know that time and has a different love for this garment full of history. She likes to wear it during celebrations, but not making it, leaving this task to elders.
The youth is also emancipated from traditions, getting clothes from shops of Tatouine or in Tunisian thrift shops - The transmission carries out not by imposing itself and the codes evolve without fundamentally changing.
In songs and laughs - so much laughs that it is not necessary to speak the same language to participate. They embroider Ouled Ahmed's words on the shirts, half made by Sousse's seamstresses, half found in thrift shops of Hafsia district at Tunis.
« I wrote, I wrote
Until I wrote everything
I described, I described
Until I described everything
Then, by going away,
In one word, I say:
Women of my country
Are women and half !»
Once the bases of the project set, Alexia returned to Paris, leaving her sidekick to direct the production site.
Far from imposing herself as simple leader, Caroline lived with them, sung with them, laughed with them.
Wore traditional clothes during the village annual celebration, questioned, heard, looked. Brought back in her suitcases a colorful and unisex edition, in the spirit of the equality words of a committed poet.