In Hijabi World, Bright Young Women Explain What Wearing a Hijab Means for Them

In Hijabi World, a new film from Julie Winokur’s Talking Eyes Media and Alexia Photojournalism Advisory Committee member Ed Kashi, young women describe why they choose to wear the hijab and what it means to them. They talk about the misconceptions others have about the hijab and the challenges it brings with it. The film is featured by the New York Times. Continue reading

Mehran Hamrahi: “Iranian People, Ordinary or Criminals?”

Mehran Hamrahi has been named the 2014 winner of Alexia Student Grant competition for his work, “Iranian People, Ordinary or Criminals.” To show their longing for human rights, and the pain repression brings Iran is a theorocracy, based on Islamic … Continue reading

Bharat Choudhary shows Life in an Islamo-phobic Society

Today’s photo is from Bharat Choudhary’s 2011 winning professional project, “The Silence of ‘Others’: Life in an Islamo-phobic Society.” The Huffington Post published “My Racist Encounter at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” a blog by physician Seema Jilani on Wednesday. … Continue reading

Eyes on the World at the Bermuda National Gallery

The Alexia Foundation is joining with the Bermuda National Gallery for an exhibition and education seminar featuring the work of student and professional Alexia winners. The exhibition, “Eyes On The World” will open Thursday, Jan. 17, at the Bermuda National … Continue reading

Alexia Foundation Photo of Today – Bharat Choudhary

The Alexia Foundation photo of today, Monday, is from Bharat Choudhary’s 2011 professional project, “The Silence of ‘Others’” examining the the frustration, depression and confusion young Muslims in Western countries endure as they live in Islamo-phobic societies. The conflict between … Continue reading