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  1. Sep 22

    Fall for Windows of the Soul

    Catch my slide shows, and stories from Windows of the Soul this fall: At the 2009 Fall for the Book Festival, Tuesday September 22 at 7:30pm. Join me at the Johnson Center Cinema on George Mason University's Fairfax, Virginia Campus. » Map

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  2. Sep 03

    Photographic Home

    Hello again from Visa pour L'image international photojournalism festival in Perpignan, France. Visa pour L'image is one of my photographic homes, and I am deeply pleased to be exhibiting here again. Terrific shows abound with the photojournalists such as Eugene Richards, the late Francois Demulder, Abbas, David Burnett, Massimo Berutti,…

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  3. Aug 27

    Jean-Francois Leroy and Visa Pour L’Image

    Jean-Francois Leroy, Director and Founder of Visa Pour L'Image on the staircase of Hotel Pams, Perpignan, France Hello from lovely Perpignan in the south of France, where I am honored to have an exhibition at the renowned international photojournalism festival Visa Pour L'image. This is my third exhibit at Visa…

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  4. Aug 25

    Visa pour l’Image - Perpignan

    I'll be at Visa pour l'Image - the premier International Festival of Photojournalism in Perpignan, France. Stay tuned for updates from the festival and news about my exhibit.

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  5. Jul 23

    Windows of the Soul on NPR’s Picture Show

    Check out NPR's Picture Show today, featuring Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World by photojournalist Alexandra Avakian, published by Focal Point/National Geographic.

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  6. Jul 16

    Windows of the Soul on now features the book Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World, by Alexandra Avakian, published by National Geographic.

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  7. Jun 23

    Iran Today

    This is a caption for my image Twenty years ago this month, in June 1989, I was in Iran photographing the mourning for Ayatollah Khomeini. Ten years ago I covered the reform movement when it was in power under President Mohammed Khatami. Iran has shifted from right to left and…

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  8. Jun 04

    Windows of the Soul on NY Times Lens

    Dear Friends and Colleagues, Check out today's New York Times feature about Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World. Click here: MULTIMEDIA | June 04, 2009 Lens: Showcase: Taking Risks By James Estrin Alexandra Avakian takes chances. She faced down militias in Somalia and covered riots…

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