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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.

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Rescripted
After a conversation between Moyra Davey and Matthew S. Witkovsky

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Moyra Davey speaks about her practice of interlacing photography with literature.

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Geoff Dyer & Janet Malcolm on Photography and Writing

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Geoff Dyer and Janet Malcolm correspond about their practices as writers on photography.

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Cruising and Transcendence in the Photographs of Minor White

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Writer and curator Kevin Moore on Aperture‘s founding editor Minor White’s convoluted relationship with photography and sexuality.

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Walker Evans & the Written Word
by David Campany

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David Campany on the writers that informed the work of Walker Evans.

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Isabel Stevens on Chris Marker’s “Petite Planète”

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An online-only story for Aperture magazine #217, Winter 2014, “Lit,” on Chris Marker’s travel book series.

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Words vs. Images

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Contemporary fiction writers speak on the role of photography and the image in their writing process.

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Erica Baum: Wordplay

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Nat Trotman on Erica Baum, whose work investigates the tradition of print and the objectification of language.