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NAZAR - Photographs From the Arab World
August 15, 2005

NAZAR - Photographs From the Arab World opens at the Aperture Gallery in New York.

Syrian Artist Issa Touma's Gallery Closed by Government Officials
September 20, 2005

The Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) registers its serious concern over the continued harassment by the Syrian government of photographer Issa Touma. On September 14 he was in Damascus when he received notice that the police had arrived to close his Le Pont Gallery in Aleppo.

NAZAR - Photographs From the Arab World -
The New York Times

October 25, 2005

The Aperture Foundation inaugurates its new Chelsea gallery space with this group exhibition of 17 contemporary photographers from an "Arab world" that stretches from Morocco to Gaza and encompasses Europe and North America.

Photography in Houston Galleries on Houston Public Radio
November 18, 2005

FotoFest Artistic Director Wendy Watriss discusses Photography in Houston Galleries with Allison Young on KUHF 88.7, the Front Row.