Afghans Learn How to Tell Visual Stories

Beard, Travis
March 2007
Nieman Reports;Spring2007, Vol. 61 Issue 1, p37
The article focuses on Aïna Photo, the first Afghan photojournalism school and agency based in Kabul, Afghanistan. The agency offers the opportunity to the Afghan community to tell their stories and share moments from their daily lives after 24 years of conflict and political instability. It was founded by Manoocher Deghati, an international photojournalist whose images have appeared in "Time" magazine and Agence France-Presse. The non-governmental organization, Aïna Cultural and Media Centre, supported Aïna Photo.


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