THE Playboy model jailed for posing nude inside an Egyptian temple has now flashed for a shocking photo shoot wearing a burka inside the iconic Hagia Sophia mosque.
Belgian Marisa Papen made headlines around the world after she was imprisoned for posing naked at the Karnak Temple Complex near the Egyptian city of Luxor.
She also caused outrage with religious communities after posing nude in the holy city of Jerusalem to the backdrop of the Wailing Wall, considered one of the most important sites in Judaism.
Marisa, who describes herself as a "free-spirited and wild-hearted expressionist", has now travelled to Turkey with Australian photographer Jesse Walker for a photoshoot for his label ENKI Eyewear.
They embarked on a daring attempt to take a nude picture of Marisa in the Hagia Sophia, a former Byzantine cathedral and Ottoman mosque which is now used as a museum in Istanbul, Turkey.
Marisa said: "Unlike Egypt, we did not have a solid plan this time. No preparation at all, but endless imagination and a pretty strong foundation."
After buying a burka in the Grand Bazaar, the two headed off to the world-famous Hagia Sophia which is visited by millions of tourists every year.
Marisa said: "After waiting in a long queue to enter, we were caught off guard with the amount of security cameras there. They literally have every square centimetre covered."
Jesse added: "If you've ever been to the Hagia Sophia, you will know there's never a day without thousands of people being around at all times."
After concluding that the ideal moment to take the picture would never happen, Marisa nonetheless decided to go for it and to lift up her burka to expose her genital area.
Marisa said: "We decided to wait for a guided group and while the guide was telling his story and everyone was paying attention, it was game-time."
Jesse added: "It was all done very spontaneously. Inside the mosque, we were hidden in plain sight. There is also a serene calmness inside which helped
everything unfold the way it was supposed to.
"We even went back for a second time the next day because we were not happy with the initial shots.
"However, I did not feel like this was that challenging compared to the rooftop shot overlooking the Mosque. For that shot to happen, a lot of planning and coordinating went into it.
"Luckily we have some excellent connections in Istanbul, without them it most definitely would not have been possible."
However, the pair said they had a near brush with the Turkish authorities after cops visited their Istanbul hotel and interrogated staff a day after they left for another spot in Turkey.
Marisa and Jesse managed to perform a photoshoot in the surreal landscape of Cappadocia, famous for its cave-like dwellings where many people still live, but had to cancel their idea for another shoot at a historical sight due to the heightened security presence.
Marisa said: "I think the authorities knew we were in town since we took a plane there. They would not move away from us. We never had the chance to take any of the shots we had in mind."
At one point, the two said they were even followed by an armed guard constantly walking a metre behind them without uttering a word.
Marisa said: "As soon as we arrived at the location, the guy gestured that he was watching us, and then pointed to a group of armed men on the hills.
"It was like something from a movie. Jesse took a photo of one of the guys to see if they were carrying guns. They were. Serious ones!"
Marisa said: "Jesse and I like to think of ourselves as a modern day Bonnie and Clyde on a James Bond mission, loving every minute for the danger that
continuously presents itself to us."
Jesse added: "It can be extremely testing mentally, physically and also between us, but It is always a real adventure."