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War photographers and reporters on “Telling Afghanistan” at the Brooklyn Brewery

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On Wednesday night at the Brooklyn Brewery, a group photographers and reporters held up a mirror to how and why they report in conflict zones around the world, namely the war in Afghanistan. The panel, moderated by journalist and Restrepo director Sebastian Junger, included novelist and veteran Elliot Ackerman (Green on Blue), reporter Jennifer Percy (Demon Camp), and Magnum photographer Peter van Agtmael (Disco Night Sept. 11). The event was held by Reporters Instructed in Saving Colleagues (RISC), founded after the death of photojournalist Tim Hetherington in Libya in 2011. Though focused on Afghanistan, the panel offered a window into…

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Liz Deschenes at the Walker Art Center

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A new installation of photograms and digital prints by Liz Deschenes occupies a floor of the Walker Art Center.

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Aperture Congratulates LaToya Ruby Frazier

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A look at the remarkable year of “The Notion of Family” photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier.

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Joe Purdy Visits Aperture (Video)

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Musician Joe Purdy fills us in on his recent trip with Alec Soth, Billy Bragg, and Isaac Gale, and where they’re headed next.

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The 2014 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Exhibitions

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A look at the 2014 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Short List exhibitions, from New York to Tokyo.

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