Malika is a self-taught artist working in photography, writing and sculpture in the East Village in New York. She has been making photographic portraits of friends, artists and models in her kitchen for the past 30 something years.
Her photographs have been published in books and magazines such as Index, Travel & Leisure, Vibe, Harper's Bazaar, Details and Jane in the United States. Her work has also been published in Latin America, Europe and Asia.
Private collections include Louise Bourgeois, Sara Gilbert, Adriana Cisneros, Ali Cordero Casal, Nicolas Graas and Adam Woodward. Her work is in museum collections including El Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, El Museo del Barrio in New York and Museo de Arte Acarigua Araure in Venezuela.