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Portrait of Alexandra Avakian

Photojournalist Alexandra Avakian has covered many of the most important issues of her time, with subjects ranging from Haiti to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the former Soviet Union, from the Palestinian-Israeli conflict to war and famine in Africa, and much more.

Her photographs have been published in TIME, LIFE, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, and many more throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Read Avakian's full bio at National Geographic

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  1. Mar 03

    Recent Press

    NYT Lens!

  2. Jan 06

    Recent Press

    Review on Salon.com

  3. Dec 27

    Recent Press

    New York Times review

  4. Nov 30

    Blog Post

    Montreal World Film Festival & L.A. Shorts Fest & More

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'Windows of the Soul' Book Cover

Named one of Oprah's best gift books and selected among American Photo's year-end best

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'National Geographic LIVE!—The Photographers' DVD cover

Featuring presentations and interviews by veteran National Geographic photographers Alexandra Avakian and Sam Abell

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