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Alexandra Boulat (May 2, 1962 – October 5, 2007) was a French photographer born in Paris. In 2001, she co-founded the VII Photo Agency. Her work has appeared in many magazines, including Time, Newsweek, Paris Match and National Geographic Magazine and she received numerous international awards.
Life and work
Since 2006 she had been concentrating primarily on the conflict in Gaza.
In June 2007, she suffered a ruptured brain aneurysm, and spent three weeks in a hospital in Israel in a medically induced coma. She was moved to France, where she remained in a coma. Thousands of colleagues and fans had expressed support for her. Boulat died in her sleep in Paris on October 5, 2007.
- Boulat 's bio at VII Photo Agency
- Obituary in The Guardian, 13 October 2007
- Obituary in The Times, 9 October 2007
- New York Times: Alexandra Boulat, War Photographer, Is Dead at 45
- Time's Tribute - Photo Essay
- Capturing Gaza's Hell - A multimedia presentation, narrated by Boulat
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