We are delighted to announce that Alexandra Huddleston, SOJ '04, will be giving a talk on her photographic project 333 Saints: A Life of Scholarship in Timbuktu which will be on display at the British Library from 16 October.
Details of the event can be found here. The event is free and registration is open to the public.
Born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Alexandra Huddleston grew up in the Washington DC area and in West Africa. She holds a BA from Stanford University and an MS in journalism from Columbia University. Her work has been published and exhibited internationally. Among other honors, she has received a Fulbright Grant, and her prints are in the collections of the US Library of Congress, the Smithsonian National Museum of African Art, and the British Library. Huddleston is the co-founder of the Kyoudai Press with which she has published several works of her own, including Lost Things, 333 Saints: A Life of Scholarship in Timbuktu, and East or West: A Walking Journey Along Shikoku’s 88 Temple Pilgrimage.