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Holiday Print Sale, FotoWeek DC, Fortnight Journal, Turning Point Concludes

Newsletter went out yesterday afternoon:


I would like to announce a holiday print sale of a select series of 17 prints for $75 each. Every print is from a 6 x 10 inch file and is printed on 8 x 10 inch paper and students who order from a .edu e-mail account receive a discounted price of $50.

The holiday print sale is to fundraise for my upcoming trip to Hungary to cover the aftermath of the alumina industrial accident in Ajka that sent toxic red sludge pouring into neighboring villages when an industrial reservoir ruptured.

to order: send a request that specifies which print and includes your name and mailing address to

Two of my fellow Sarah Lawrence alums, Samantha Hinds and Adam Whitney Nichols, launched Fortnight Journal an online literary journal of art, prose and contemporary culture.

to see my first of six contributions.

The New York Times Lens Blog “Turning Point” series concluded last week after showcasing interviews, original work and photographs both classical and obscure that have served as a source of inspiration for 13 young emerging photojournalists. In alphabetical order, I thank them and Lens blog editor Jim Estrin and contributor Kerri MacDonald for their efforts on this 13-week collaboration that began last spring. They are:

Mustafah Abdulaziz
Robert Caplin
Matt Eich
Maja Hitij
Kirsten Luce
Aga Luczakowska
Justin Maxon
Ayman Oghanna
Ed Ou
Yana Paskova
Amanda Rivkin
Newsha Tavakolian
Peter van Agtmael

Last but not least, the Georgetown Student Exhibit at FotoWeek DC opens this Saturday from 5-7pm. The exhibit is on view at Walsh Building 2F, 36th & Prospect NW in Georgetown, Washington DC from November 6-13. I will have work from Azerbaijan included in the exhibit.

Thank you very much for your ongoing interest in my work.


Amanda Rivkin

amanda rivkin, photographer

currently in new york city.