Monthly Archives: August 2012

Barely photographs–Ara Oshagan’s transit

From time to time, I post photographs of distant places on my blog.  These are usually images of travel, of discovery taken by friends or friends of friends.  These “photographs” by documentary photographer Ara Oshagan were also taken in passage–to … Continue reading

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From Land to Shelter: Syrian Refugees in Camp Za’tari, Jordan

~~Yesterday, the Jordanian ministry of Foreign Affairs announced  that 150,000 Syrian refugees have crossed into Jordan since the beginning of the Syrian uprising. Yesterday also, Alexandra Eurdolian, who works for UNHCR from Amman, Jordan, posted the following photographs and text … Continue reading

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Aleppo: mourning a magisterial city

~~Nothing ever prepares us for the fury and violence which befall cities, especially cities we have known as visitors and inhabitants; cities we have loved; cities that have given us back ourselves, changed; cities in which we have felt in … Continue reading

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