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talks & interviews

Haiti’s Invisible Orders

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Paula Kupfer speaks with photographer Paolo Woods about his new work from Haiti, currently on view at the Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Alec Soth: The Current State of the PhotoBook (Video)

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Alec-Soth

Alec Soth speaks on the current state of the photobook at New York Art Book Fair 2013 at MoMA PS1.

foundation news

Recap: Workshop with Rinko Kawauchi

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JE9A7209_600

Over the weekend of September 14 and 15, workshop students spent a rare eight hours with the Japanese artist, Rinko Kawauchi.

foundation news

Announcing The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Shortlist Selections

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JE9A8445-copy

The thirty books shortlisted for the 2013 awards were announced Sept. 20 in New York.

foundation news

Call for Participation: Collaboration – Revisiting the History of Photography

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A timeline of collaboration curated by Ariella Azoulay, Wendy Ewald, and Susan Meiselas.

foundation news

We’re Now Closed for Entries, but Stay Tuned!

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The 2013 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards is now closed for entries.

foundation news

Visit Aperture at EXPO CHICAGO

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Expo_Galvani_FEATURED

Visit Aperture at EXPO CHICAGO, where we will present selections from the limited-edition print program and newly published books.

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The Form of the PhotoBook (Video)

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PBA_08_27_2013_Final_Selects_0501_600

Lesley A. Martin discusses selections from the PhotoBook Awards submission pool, and the details that compel a juror to take a closer look.

essays

Site Specific: Introduction by Christopher Phillips

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An excerpt from Christopher Phillips’s introduction to Site Specific: Photographs by Olivo Barbieri.

foundation news

Shelby Lee Adams Workshop Recap

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A quick recap, with images, of Aperture’s recent workshop with photographer Shelby Lee Adams.

reviews

About Face

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ManRay_Stoll_Featured

On the occasion of a traveling exhibition, Diana Stoll meditates on Man Ray’s portraits.

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Revisiting The Edge of Vision (Video)

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On the occasion of the forthcoming paperback edition, Lyle Rexer discusses The Edge of Vision four years later.

foundation news

PhotoBook Awards 2013: New Arrivals Vol. 3

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Highlighting a new selection of latest arrivals in the First PhotoBook category.