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Charter Weeks

Charter Weeks has been taking pictures since the 1960s while traveling throughout the world. His work has appeared in photography annuals, national magazines, literary journals, and commercial publications, as well as in museums and galleries in the US. His work can be seen at


The Edge of Nowhere

Winter 2006 | Reporting

February 2003 We drive out of Niamey, the capital of Niger, through a mishmash of taxis and trucks and camels and goats and endless streams of people walking. After about ten kilometers, we stop at a checkpoint and pay a toll. A sticker is affixed t [...]