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Susan Meiselas discusses how documentary photographers can respond to a transformed media environment.
From "Documentary, Expanded", Lev Manovich discusses the emerging field of social-media visualization.
For "Documentary, Expanded", Teru Kuwayama discusses Basetrack, Afghanistan, and the advantages of social media reporting.
In memory of Tom Sandberg, Aperture republishes Carlo McCormick's review of his 2007 P.S.1/ MoMA exhibition.
Check out the sights from Paris Photo Los Angeles, both at Paramount Pictures Studios and throughout Los Angeles!
Click here to learn the names of the six portfolio prize finalists. The winner will be announced in June 2013.
“I wanted to discover, through the use of images and objects, a way to translate my original experience of these European sites.”
The artists engage the medium’s urge to extract generic meaning from knotty specifics.
The second annual awards will be launch in May 2013. Stay tuned!
The show is now on view at Centro de Extensión, Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago.
Tampering with photographs is common practice for artists today; this exhibition demonstrated that the strategy is even more relevant for Middle Eastern photographers.
The Turkish photographer wins with a documentary series focused on the ongoing impact of Syria’s civil war.
These Cold War objects exerted major influence on the culture of their day. It’s not just coincidence that they happen to look like art.
You may have to develop your own technology for your images. I’m not much interested in “straight” photography anymore.
The moment when still cameras began to include decent video options not only democratized filmmaking, but also marks the history of still images.
A cocktail reception celebrating Matthew Pillsbury’s forthcoming monograph, City Stages.
Bill Armstrong discusses his work Mandala #450 within the context his Infinity series of abstract, blurred images.
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