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Redux: Italo Calvino’s “The Adventure of a Photographer”

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From Aperture #212: Aveek Sen on Italo Calvino’s “The Adventure of a Photographer.”

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Aperture #212 (Fall 2013)—Editors’ Note

Olaf Breuning, Pattern People, 2013. Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.
Olaf Breuning, Pattern People, 2013. Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.

The Editors introduce Aperture #212 (Fall 2013), which is organized around the theme of “Playtime.”

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Harold E. Edgerton—”Doc” Edgerton and His Laboratory Notebooks

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Notebook page 42

Jimena Canales discusses “Doc” Edgerton’s notebooks, in which he explored high-speed photography and strobe technologies.

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Horst Ademeit: Secret Universe

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Curator and art historian Lynne Cooke on Horst Ademeit’s enigmatic photographs.

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Aperture #211—What Matters Now?

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WhatMattersNow_#211_Featured

Andrew Blum, Laura Poitras, Robert Klanten, and Anton Vidokle answer the question “What Matters Now?”

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Attention! Photography and Sidelong Discovery

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Dillon_211_ImageFeatured

Brian Dillon considers perspective, observation, and enlightenment found at the periphery.

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John Divola at his Riverside Workplace

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Divola_#211_FEATURED

Jonathan Griffin visits photographer John Divola in advance of three simultaneous retrospectives.

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Aperture 211—Editors’ Note: Curiosity

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What provokes us to pursue something, to want to find out more?

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Lisa Oppenheim: Elemental Process

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Lisa Oppenheim teases apart the individual steps of picture-making, wringing from the medium’s technical apparatus a surprisingly broad range of meanings.