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  1. Feb 01


    Women for Women International and kate spade in Bosnia for ELLE Magazine

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  2. Oct 01

    New York Times Lens - Showcase: Taking Risks

    Alex talks about her book and shares photos from her book “Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World” (Focal Point/National Geographic, 2008). Read more and view gallery

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  3. Oct 01

    New York Times Lens - Behind the Scenes: A Camera as Therapy

    As a photojournalist, I have led a rather fearless life, covering uprisings, civil wars and famines. This was something else. Read more and view gallery

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  4. Sep 24

    Arlington Connection

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Aug 24

    Windows of the Soul on

    Photographer Alexandra Avakian compiles a personal view of Muslim modernity.  From the book Windows of the Soul, My Journeys in the Muslim World (Focal Point / National Geographic 2008). View gallery

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  8. Jul 23

    NPR’s The Picture Show: Journeys In The Muslim World

    Alexandra Avakian discusses her new book Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World and shares a slideshow of her photographs from the book. Read article and view slideshow

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