From Aperture #212: Aveek Sen on Italo Calvino’s “The Adventure of a Photographer.”
The Editors introduce Aperture #212 (Fall 2013), which is organized around the theme of “Playtime.”
Jimena Canales discusses “Doc” Edgerton’s notebooks, in which he explored high-speed photography and strobe technologies.
Curator and art historian Lynne Cooke on Horst Ademeit’s enigmatic photographs.
Andrew Blum, Laura Poitras, Robert Klanten, and Anton Vidokle answer the question “What Matters Now?”
Brian Dillon considers perspective, observation, and enlightenment found at the periphery.
Jonathan Griffin visits photographer John Divola in advance of three simultaneous retrospectives.
What provokes us to pursue something, to want to find out more?
Lisa Oppenheim teases apart the individual steps of picture-making, wringing from the medium’s technical apparatus a surprisingly broad range of meanings.