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  1. Sep 05

    1845, The Blog of the British Journal of Photography: Windows of the Soul

    At the Visa pour l'Image photojournalism festival, we met up with Contact Press Images photographer Alexandra Avakian, who published this year a diary on her travels in Muslim countries over the past 20 years. "Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World" is published by Focal Point. Original…

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  2. Sep 05

    Visa pour l’Image - Interview with Alexandra Avakian

    The British Journal of Photography talks with Contact Press Images photographer Alexandra Avakian at this year's Visa pour l'Image photojournalism festival in Perpignan.

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  3. Sep 01

    Photo Raw Magazine: Alexandra Avakian

    Alexandra Avakian interviewed at Visa pour l'Image, the premier International Festival of Photojournalism held in Perpignan, France. Original Link

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  4. Jul 15

    Voice Of America Video Feature: Photographer Chronicles Muslim World

    National Geographic Magazine photographer Alexandra Avakian has spent nearly two decades chronicling the Muslim world for western publications. Now the award-winning photojournalist has put her best work into a new book: "Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World." VOA's Julie Taboh spoke with this veteran journalist about…

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  5. Feb 02

    Voice Of America: Exploring Conflict in the Muslim World

    Photojournalist Alexandra Avakian chronicles her travels through several Islamic countries with stunning photographs and riveting commentary. Read full article

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  6. Jan 03

    National Geographic Live!: Alexandra Avakian

    Photographer Alexandra Avakian shares her journey in the Muslim world and tells the stories behind her photographs. Original link

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  7. Dec 29

    Behind the Photo: Alexandra Avakian, Iran

    Alexandra Avakian describes how a quiet moment can create a memorable composition. See All National Geographic Videos

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  8. Oct 29

    Book TV: International Affairs

    Photojournalist Alexandra Avakian, who has been covering the Muslim world (Middle East, Asia, Africa) since 1984 talks about her photographs depicting war, political figures, and daily life in the Muslim world. Her work has appeared in Time, the New York Times Magazine, and National Geographic. Read more and watch video

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