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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. Nov 04

    Fall of the Berlin Wall

    1989 was already a great year: I had covered the Palestinian Intifada, the war in Nagorno-Karabakh, Glasnost and Perestroika in Moscow, the death of Ayatollah Khomeini in Iran, among other stories for Time Magazine and the New York Times. On the evening of November 5, I was sitting on a…

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  4. Oct 01

    Breast Cancer Awareness

    Hi everybody, Check out my story on today's New York Times Lens. It was shot by me, my husband and son, and nurses. It is posted in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, because I know that many millions of women and their families cope with that common disease every…

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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