Invitation: NYU Gallery opening reception September 16th

Posted on September 15, 2010 by Alexandra Avakian

Invitation and Reminder:


New York University’s Department of Photography & Imaging

in the Kanbar 
Institute of Film and Television

at the Tisch School of the Arts will 
feature an exhibition

of 33 color photographs by National Geographic

and author Alexandra Avakian.  

Entitled Windows of the Soul: My
 Journeys in the Muslim World,

the exhibition includes images and insights,
 as curated by Mark Bussell,

based on Avakian’s photographic memoir of the
 same title,

published by Focal Point/National Geographic. 

In the exhibit photojournalist Alexandra Avakian shares her photographs of

conflict, daily life, culture, happiness and heartbreak in a region always

newsworthy and relevant, but often misunderstood in the West.

She spent
 nearly twenty years on this project.

Avakian has covered many of the most important issues and historic events

her time. Her photographs have been published in National Geographic,

LIFE, The New York Times Magazine, and many others in the U.S.

throughout Europe. 

Please join us for the opening reception, which will

held on Thursday,
 September 16th from 6 - 8 PM at be at the Gulf+Western Gallery

in the rear 
lobby of 721 Broadway.

Windows of the Soul will be on view from September 7 through October 9,

Gallery hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 5 p.m.

The exhibition is open to the public and admission is free. 

Photo identification is required for access to the building.

For further 
information, call 212.998.1930 or visit the following link :


 Derrick Biney-Amissah

New York University
 Tisch School of the Arts, 

Photography & Imaging Dept.
721 Broadway, 8th Floor
 New York, NY 10003

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