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Ultreïa Magazine features Timbuktu’s Fondo Kati, illustrated with three of my photographs

The July –September issue of Ultreïa magazine includes a beautiful article on Timbuktu’s ancient manuscript library, the Fondo Kati.  The owners of the library trace their descent from a fifteenth-century scholar from Spain and the Songhay Emperors of Mali.  This … Continue reading

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BOZAR show: “TIMBUKTU RENAISSANCE”

Some of my photographs from 333 Saints will be in a slideshow in the exhibition “Timbuktu Renaissance” at the BOZAR museum in Brussels. The show will be up from : 12/19/14-02/22/15 The exhibition includes some of Timbuktu’s ancient manuscripts as … Continue reading

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Limited Edition “1 Print + 1 Book” Set launched for “333 Saints”

The holidays are coming soon and beautiful books and prints make great presents!  So, the Kyoudai Press has decided to issue two of the black and white photographs from “333 Saints” as special limited editions. Each photograph has been printed … Continue reading

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The books have arrived!

Waiting was really hard!! Check out the preview video: And tell your friends that they can order books at our online BOOKSTORE. Thank you to everyone who helped make this book come alive! Alexandra

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What I did in June

Working on the book……….

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“333 Saints: a Life of Scholarship in Timbuktu” successfully funded!

I am happy to announce that my planned photography book “333 Saints: a Life of Scholarship in Timbuktu” has been successfully funded through a crowd-funding campaign at 122% of its funding goal. Thank You! To everyone who has supported this … Continue reading

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Thank you again and 9 days left!!

Thank you again to everyone that has supported my Kickstarter campaign so far, whether by pledging, or tweeting, or blogging, or all of the above!! There are now 9 days left in the campaign… “333 Saints: a Life of Scholarship … Continue reading

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Timbuktu slideshow in Zenith online

11 of my “333 Saints” photographs are currently featured in a beautiful slideshow in Zenith online. Even if you don’t speak German, it’s worth checking out: http://www.zenithonline.de/deutsch/mediathek//artikel/der-verlorene-glanz-der-333-heiligen-003655/ And remember to support my book “333 Saints: a Life of Scholarship in … Continue reading

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A huge Thank You for all the shout-outs and plugs!

Sent out into the world by eminent journalists to Grammy-Award winning musicians, I’ve gotten some great shout-outs this week on Twitter, Facebook, and various Blogs (in languages as varied as French and Japanese)! I’ve tried to re-tweet/ share/ like all … Continue reading

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Thoughts on book drafting: episode 2

Episode 1 ended with a discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of the third draft. I did like that draft enough to start showing it to a few people, which brings me to a brief discussion of how I receive … Continue reading

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