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  1. Mar 19

    The Latest

    Hi Everybody, I am happy to announce my new website, www.alexandraavakian.com, designed by the extremely talented linesandwaves! I am still in the process of scanning 30 years of my best slides, prints and tearsheets, so it is a work in progress. I am also happy to announce the March 26th…

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  2. Nov 16

    Upcoming Events

        Here are some exciting programs I'm doing over the next couple of months: November As part of Foto Week DC and the Newseum's exhibition on the 20th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the pictures I shot for LIFE Magazine are showing on the forty-foot Atrium…

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  3. 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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  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 Time.com

    TIME.com 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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