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Five Most Popular Interviews of 2012

Aperture’s five most popular conversations and interviews of 2012:

Richard Misrach and Kate Orff Discuss Petrochemical America

Melissa Harris talks with Richard Misrach and Kate Orff about the process of depicting and unpacking the complex ecologies of Louisiana’s industrial corridor for their latest project, Petrochemical America.

Alec Soth: On Influence, Summer Nights, and Allen Ginsberg

When asked to participate in Aperture Remix, Alec Soth chose to pay artistic homage to Robert Adams‘s Summer Nights. Soth spoke with Aperture Remix curator Lesley A. Martin about Adams, Summer Nights, and the influence of other artists on his work.

Anders Petersen: Finding a Fever

From Aperture 198, Anders Petersen and JH Engström discuss the work that would become Petersen’s City Diary, which was awarded PhotoBook of the Year in this year’s PhotoBook Awards.

David Galjaard: On Concresco

Dutch photographer David Galjaard won the First PhotoBook Award this year for Concresco. Thomas Bollier spoke with Galjaard about photographing in Albania, the design process, and self-publishing his first book.

Daido Moriyama: The Shock From Outside

From Aperture 203, Daido Moriyama speaks with Ivan Vartanian about vision and motivation, context and information, color and black and white, and the unending newness of photographs.