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Lemons, Garlic, Mint, Portraits

Hamza Ayari describes himself on Facebook as having a “photo addiction,” which fuels his growing collection of portraits made on location at his produce stand in Tunis’ central market.
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Lemons, Garlic, Mint, Portraits

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FirstLook: Tassili n’Ajjer National Park

At first impression, the Sahara appears to be lifeless, with golden sand dunes stretching out as far as the eye can see. Yet it is one of the places where I have felt closest to the past of humanity.

—Sebastião Salgado

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FirstLook: Tassili n’Ajjer National Park

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FirstLook: State Highway 37, near Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, Central India

State Highway 37, near Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, Central India

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FirstLook: State Highway 37, near Orchha, Madhya Pradesh, Central India

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The Amazigh Adventures of Le Petit Prince

One of the world's most beloved children's stories, The Little Prince – as it is titled in English – resonates especially in Morocco among Amazigh, or Berber, children and not just for its familiar desert setting. As one translator explains, "The plot has many similarities to our Amazigh oral tales."
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Tarab and the Art of Music

Beyond virtuosity, Arab musical esthetics enjoin musicians to elicit an emotionally charged and frequently interactive relationship between musician and audience called tarab, using instruments from voices and hands to woodwinds, strings and percussion.
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Tarab and the Art of Music

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FirstLook: Qubbat al-Sakhra, ca. early 20th century

To create a symmetrical image of one of the greatest achievements early Islamic architects and artists, the hemispheric ceiling of the Dome of the Rock, built between 688 and 691 CE Jerusalem’s Haram al-Sharif, photo restorer and artist Kelvin Bown stitched together nine digital scans made from stereoscopic negatives.

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FirstLook: Qubbat al-Sakhra, ca. early 20th century

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