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  • 22 November 2016
Emeer Guesmi "Zulu Rema" - photo by Yassine Alaoui Ismaili

Come along with us and follow the amazing journey of Emeer Guesmi, a Tunisian break-dancer who can do almost every trick in the book, all without the help of his lower legs. Casablanca-based photographer Yassine Alaoui Ismaili followed Emeer, who goes by the dance name Zulu Rema, throughout the process of training and performing at a breakdance championship in Tunisia. Zulu, who is only 16, lost his legs in an accident in 2002. He originally tried to join a local football (read: soccer) team, but didn't feel welcomed enough to stay. When a friend suggested he join a dance workshop in the city center, he fell in love and decided not to give up.

Photo credit: Yassine Alaoui Ismaili