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United Nations, Al Jazeera, and $200,000!

Jun 27, 2011 | No Comments

So much amazing news to report! In the last three weeks, I have wrapped up more than 23,000 miles between Switzerland, Qatar, and Boston!

Summit Series, Tiziano, Counterspill, oh my!

Apr 25, 2011 | No Comments

Wow. Where to begin. It's been several months since I last sent out an update and things have been incredibly busy! From the Summit Series, to The Tiziano Project winning SXSW, to Counterspill's successful launch, read on to find out what I've been up to.

In the News...

Dec 1, 2010 | No Comments

It's been a busy week for good news and I just wanted to be sure to share a few of the links! Harvard's Nieman Journalism Lab interviewed me a couple weeks back on The Tiziano Project and just posted their...

The Quintessential DC Experience

Nov 15, 2010 | No Comments

Above: A video I worked on with colleague Grant Slater at the Rally to Restore Sanity in Washington DC. I just returned home from a two-week, whirlwind DC trip that may easily have been an unexpected career-shaping visit. I...

Iraq, People's Choice, Best in Industry and more

Oct 25, 2010 | No Comments

More than 4,000 children are in need of heart surgeries in Iraqi Kurdistan. This photo of 7-year-old Hussen Khalid's surgery (as seen in the reflection in the heart rate monitor) was taken during the 2010 Remedy Mission by the...

Blog - On My Own: A Self-Portrait

FotoweekDC, advice from National Geographic, and more...

Nov 9, 2009 | 2 Comments

My last 5 days included 5,000 miles of flying and more than 300 miles of driving. I went from a photography awards ceremony and reception at the National Geographic Society in DC, followed by a gallery opening and a meeting with the Senior Photo Editor at National Geographic the next day, to a red-eye flight back to the west coast to shoot a 50th Wedding Anniversary party in Seal Beach and then to Santa Barbara to attend one of my good friends wedding receptions. At least I'm keeping busy...

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Hope and Reflection

Summer 2009: Exhibitions Recap

May 17, 2009 | 2 Comments

The exhibit I opened on Thursday in Berkeley went great! Last minute, I was also asked to serve as a resident expert on Iraq in a project by a British artist at the Hammer Museum in Westwood. Read on for more details and a video of my lecture on modernization vs. traditionalism in the Kurdish region.

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The Kiss - A girl in the Moqoble Refugee camp just outside of Dohuk, Iraq.

Summer 2009: From Iraq to Chicago

May 6, 2009 | 1 Comment

Just a quick update and let everyone know what I'll be up to this summer. A LOT is going on, but the quick highlights are: I'm now serving as the Executive Director for the Tiziano Project; my first solo photography exhibit opens at UC Berkeley next week; I'm leaving to Iraq in three weeks; and I will be spending two months in Chicago for a Journalism Fellowship at Northwestern University!

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