Malibu Teen to Conflict Photographer and Beyond
Aired On: Apr 4, 2013
Alexandra Avakian discusses her journey as a conflict photographer, including her work in Iran, Gaza, Egypt and other locations.
For almost 30 years, Alexandra Avakian has been a photojournalist, covering some of the most important stories of her time. Avakian has been published by National Geographic magazine, Time, The New York Times Magazine and many others worldwide. Her memoir, Windows of the Soul: My Journeys In The Muslim World, was published by National...
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LectureAmi Vitale discusses creating compelling visual stories that make a difference, sharing stories from her own worldwide travels and revealing how she connects to people and diverse cultures in order to capture the unique essence of place.