Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Alexandra Boulat (1962-2007)
foto: Elmar Lemes
Citat de pe site-ul agentiei VII:
Our dear friend Alexandra Boulat passed away peacefully in Paris
on Friday the 5th of October, 2007. Alexandra's funeral will be held on Friday the 12th of October in the Church of Jacqueville by the cemetery
where her father Pierre is buried and near her family home.
Alexandra Boulat was born in Paris, France, in 1962. She was originally trained in graphic art and art history, at the Beaux Arts in Paris. She was represented by Sipa Press for 10 years until 2000. In 2001 she co-founded VII photo agency. Her news and features stories are published in many international magazines, above all Time, Newsweek, National Geographic Magazine and Paris-Match. She has recieved many International Awards for the quality of her work.
Boulat covers news, conflicts and social issues as well as making extensive reportages on countries and people. Among her many varied assignments, she has reported on the wars in former Yugoslavia, the Israeli and Palestinian conflict, the war in Iraq, Afghanistan at the fall of the Taliban, and the Women condition in the Islamic world. Other large assignments published in National Geographic include country stories on Indonesia Albania, and Morroco.