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

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Watching the World

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From “Documentary, Expanded”, Lev Manovich discusses the emerging field of social-media visualization.

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Basetrack: Conversation with Teru Kuwayama

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For “Documentary, Expanded”, Teru Kuwayama discusses Basetrack, Afghanistan, and the advantages of social media reporting.

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Photography, Expanded: Conversation with Chris Boot

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Susan Meiselas discusses how documentary photographers can respond to a transformed media environment.

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“What Is a Photograph?”

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Jacob King reviews “What is a Photograph?”, on view at International Center of Photography through May 4, 2014.

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Tom Sandberg: Photographs 1989–2006

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In memory of Tom Sandberg, Aperture republishes Carlo McCormick’s review of his 2007 P.S.1/ MoMA exhibition.

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Aperture #214—Editors’ Note

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Editors’ note from Aperture magazine #214, “Documentary, Expanded”.