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Light Writing in the Tropics:
The Story of Hercule Florence
by Natalia Brizuela

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The story of Hercule Florence, who invented an early form of photography in Brazil while studying the Amazon’s birdsong.

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Bárbara Wagner: The Maracatu
by Agnaldo Farias

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Agnaldo Farias on Bárbara Wagner, featured in Aperture magazine issue #215, “The São Paulo Issue”

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Revisiting the Winogrand Archive: Philip Lorca diCorcia in Conversation with Leo Rubinfien

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Leo Rubinfien and Philip Lorca diCorcia revisit the Garry Winogrand archive.

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by Ronaldo Entler

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SelvaSP

Ronaldo Entler maps a selection of some of the most important photography collectives working in the city of São Paulo for Aperture Magazine #215.

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Caio Reisewitz
by Christopher Phillips

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Issue215_Interior_Pages-dragged1_600

Christopher Phillips on the work of Caio Reisewitz, from Aperture magazine #215, Summer 2014.

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Aperture #215—Editors’ Note

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Issue215_Interior_Pages-dragged_600

The Editors’ Note from Aperture magazine #213 Summer 2014, The São Paulo Issue.

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Songs Left Out of Nan Goldin’s Ballad of Sexual Dependency

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Greil Marcus muses on the Soundtrack to Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency.

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The Collectors: Matt Wolf

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Matt Wolf’s newest documentary Teenage is on tour now, showing in theatres across the United States.

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Toward A New Documentary Expression

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Tunesia, Ras Adjir.

From “Documentary, Expanded”, Stephen Mayes reflects on documentary photography’s radically shifting terrain.