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  1. Mar 19

    The Latest

    Hi Everybody, I am happy to announce my new website,, 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. 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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  3. Jul 23

    Windows of the Soul on NPR’s Picture Show

    Check out NPR's Picture Show today, featuring Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World by photojournalist Alexandra Avakian, published by Focal Point/National Geographic.

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  4. Jul 16

    Windows of the Soul on now features the book Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World, by Alexandra Avakian, published by National Geographic.

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  5. Jun 04

    Windows of the Soul on NY Times Lens

    Dear Friends and Colleagues, Check out today's New York Times feature about Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World. Click here: MULTIMEDIA | June 04, 2009 Lens: Showcase: Taking Risks By James Estrin Alexandra Avakian takes chances. She faced down militias in Somalia and covered riots…

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  6. Feb 23

    Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World Latest!

    On Saturday, February 21 at 8 a.m. (EST) and Sunday, February 22 at 12 a.m. and 1 p.m. (EST), CSPAN2's Book TV featured Alexandra's NG Live! October 2008 slide show and book talk at the National Geographic Society. On Thursday, February 19, Alexandra and Windows of the Soul were featured…

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  7. Feb 19

    Book News

    WINDOWS OF THE SOUL: My Journeys in the Muslim World News About Alexandra Avakian's Memoir Hi Everybody, Time for some updates on press coverage of Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslim World. This month I'm featured in a full page article in Washingtonian magazine called "Art Among…

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  8. Oct 14

    Book Extras

    The photo essay at the front of the book is a way of telling the reader that you are going to visit many places in the pages of my book. I couldn’t resist including Iraq, Egypt, and Morocco, although they would not fit into the book as chapters in and…

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