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Katherine Kiviat

Katherine Kiviat

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Profession: Photographer
Location: New York City , United States ( JFK )
Home base: New York City
URL: http://www.katherinekiviat.com
Email: •••••••• (private)
Languages spoken: english,french, arabic
Organization: Redux Pictures
Emergency notes: Contact www.scottheidler@mindspring.com.
Blood type: O+
Last login: over 2 years ago
Member since: 20 Mar 2005 01:03


Katherine Kiviat, born and raised in New York City, is an award winning documentary photographer and photojournalist who has covered diverse subjects, including American Gypsies, Indian sex workers, the first free presidential elections in Afghanistan, the Palestinian elections that brought Hamas to power and the internal refugees from the fighting in Pakistan’s Swat Valley. She is presently living in Brooklyn, N.Y.

In 2007, Kiviat published her first book Women Of Courage: Intimate Stories from Afghanistan with International T.V Journalist, Scott Heidler. For almost three years, she based herself in Kabul, where she taught photojournalism to Afghan women and girls and focused her photography on the changing role of Afghan women.

Kiviat has worked for numerous international publications, including Vanity Fair, Conde Nast Traveller – Italy, Flair, Fortune, Time, Forbes, Newsweek, Business Week, The New York Times Magazine, The Monocle and The National Magazine. Her photographs have been included in both solo and group exhibitions in the US, Europe and Asia. International assignments have taken Kiviat to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Oman, India, The West Bank, Gaza, Europe, and the United States. She has extensive experience working in remote locations.



Katherine Kiviat. pp. Special Travel Issue p.66, May 24 2007. "Hummus To Write Home About" Gourmet , pp. Special Travel Issue p.66. May 24 2007.
Katherine Kiviat. pp. pp.26 - 29, Feb 5 2007. "In the Land Of the Lonely" TIME , pp. pp.26 - 29. Feb 5 2007.
Katherine Kiviat. pp. cover story, Jan 22 2007. "Beyond the Firewall: Check Point's Next Move" VAR Business , pp. cover story. Jan 22 2007.
Katherine Kiviat. Bunker mentality: The Mideast crisis Fortune , Aug 7 2006.


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Fixers/ Drivers in Pakistan

Hi, I just moved to Pakistan and am looking for a good driver and fixer in Islamabad. If any of you have anyone you’ve worked with in the past and really liked, I’d love to get their contact info. Also I will be doing some work in Karachi and Lahore sometimes so if you know of anyone there as well that would be great.



01 Jun 2008 15:06 | 2 replies


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