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reviews

Cities, Real or Imagined: LagosPhoto 2013

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Bronwyn Law-Viljoen on the fourth iteration of the Nigeria-based international photography festival, LagosPhoto 2013.

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Martin Parr on
educator Corinne Noordenbos

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213MAG032_2007_coverC&CII_600

Martin Parr speaks about the wide-reaching influence of Dutch photography educator Corinne Noordenbos.

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Pieter Hugo on designer Garth Walker

Issue 19 of ijusi, from the collection of Garth Walker
Issue 19 of ijusi, from the collection of Garth Walker

Photographer Pieter Hugo discusses the influence of South African design pioneer Garth Walker.

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Catherine Opie
on bookseller Andrew Cahan

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Catherine Opie recounts her first meeting and friendship with bookseller Andrew Cahan.

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Vince Aletti on Amiri Baraka’s
In Our Terribleness

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In memory of Amiri Baraka, Aperture republishes Vince Aletti’s article on Baraka’s 1970 book, In Our Terribleness.

video

John Berger: Understanding a Photograph (Video)

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understanding_photography_cover_1

A panel discussion surrounding art critic John Berger and his collected writings on photography.

foundation news

Holiday Book Bazaar Recap

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2013_12_14_Holiday_Book_Bazaar_Final_Selects_006

Holiday Book Bazaar in the Aperture Gallery and Bookstore with distinguished photobook publishers and distributors.

foundation news

Aperture Matters: Diana Panora

Former Aperture work-scholar Diana Panora at Aperture Gallery (October, 2013)
Former Aperture work-scholar Diana Panora at Aperture Gallery (October, 2013)

Diana Panora reflects on the impact of the Aperture’s Stevan A. Baron Work-Scholar Program on her life and career.

foundation news

Collaboration: Revisiting the History of Photography Recap

Image courtesy Allison Kruger Pierce.
Image courtesy Allison Kruger Pierce.

Leading photographers and students reconsider the history of photography from the perspective of collaboration.

from the editors

Year in Review: Top Articles of 2013

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From interviews with leading photographers and designers, to essays from Aperture magazine, here’s what you loved reading in 2013.

video

Artist Talk: Lisa Oppenheim (Video)

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Lisa-Oppenheim.-Man-holding-large-camera-photographing-a-cataclysmic-event-possibly-a-volcano-erupting-19082012-Tiled-Version-3.-2012_600

Artist Lisa Oppenheim speaks about her recent projects involving photographic prints exposed using non-traditional light sources.

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Emmet Gowin: A Life in Photography (Video)

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Photographer Emmet Gowin speaks at Aperture Gallery on the occasion of his new, self-titled publication.

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Maria Sewcz: inter esse

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From Aperture magazine #213, Britt Salvesen discusses the series inter esse by Maria Sewcz.