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Tokyo
Aperture #219 – Editors’ Note

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Takashi Homma Crop

Aperture magazine’s editors on our Summer 2015 issue and the vast photography landscape in Tokyo.

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On Chance and Photography

William Henry Fox Talbot, The Open Door, 1844. Courtesy Hans P. Kraus Jr., New York
William Henry Fox Talbot, The Open Door, 1844. Courtesy Hans P. Kraus Jr., New York

To what degree is photography dependent on chance? Robin Kelsey tackles this question in his new book, Photography and the Art of Chance.

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LaToya Ruby Frazier’s Curriculum

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For Aperture’s Summer 2015 issue, the editors asked Frazier to discuss readings and works of art that have informed her thinking.

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Nakahira’s Circulation

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219MAG663_NakahiraCirc

In the “Tokyo” issue of “Aperture” magazine available in May, curator Matthew S. Witkovsky unpacks Nakahira’s landmark photo-installation Circulation.

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Zanele Muholi’s Faces & Phases

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A conversation with the Johannesburg-based photographer about photography and activism, her latest series, Black Beauties, and her influences.

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Sophie Hackett on Queer Looking

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Three decades ago Joan E. Biren crisscrossed the country with a slide show that told an alternative history of photography with lesbians as central protagonists.

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Richard Meyer On the Term “Queer”

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Meyer2_Roysdon-HR

Vince Aletti, Richard Meyer, and Catherine Opie reflect on the term queer and its relationship with photography

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Gay Semiotics Revisited

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For Aperture magazine #218, Spring 2015, “Queer,” Hal Fischer revisited his seminal 1977 photo-text.

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Queer
Aperture #218 – Editors’ Note

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Why an issue on queer photography? The editors on our Spring 2015 issue, exploring queer perspectives on photography.