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Almond Garden : Portraits from the Women's Prisons in Afghanistan (Hardcover)

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Over four years, photographer Gabriela Maj traveled across Afghanistan collecting portraits and stories from inside the country's numerous women's prisons.Almond Garden pays homage to these individuals and provides a "window into Afghanistan's shocking gender inequality and a reassuring portrait of the resilience of these powerful women."Vice UKGabriela Maj grew up in Poland, Germany, and Canada. Her photography and writing has been published by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Vice, National Geographic, Esquire Magazine and featured on CNN, BBC and Frontline. She has worked as photographer for FRONTLINE, Getty Images, Bloomberg News and SIPA Press and has covered stories in Iran, Qatar, Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka and Syria among others. Exhibitions of her photographs have been held at the Thomas Werner Gallery in New York, the Toronto City Hall in Canada, Pitti Uomo in Florence Italy and at the 7th Annual Tashkent Photography Biennale in Uzbekistan in 2014. Gabriela obtained a Bachelor of Fine Art degree in Photography from Parsons School of Design at the New School University in New York and later went on to complete an Interdisciplinary Master’s degree in Anthropology at Columbia University.

Genre: Photography
Sub-Genre: Subjects + Themes / Portraits, Photoessays + Documentaries
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Consortium Book Sales & Dist
Language: English
Street Date: June 23, 2015
TCIN: 17251730
UPC: 9780989798167
Item Number (DPCI): 247-05-3232

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