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Music I’ve Seen

Shuffle (detail), 2007. From a deck of seventy-five offset printed cards. ©Christian Marclay; courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Shuffle (detail), 2007. From a deck of seventy-five offset printed cards. ©Christian Marclay; courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

Christian Marclay speaks with poet Frances Richard about his snapshots of found musical notations, repurposed and then literally played by musicians.

foundation news

Recap: Workshop with Todd Hido

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JE9A8487

Todd Hido’s Sources and Influences workshop was held at Aperture Foundation, September 21–22, 2013.

foundation news

Announcing the Paris Photo—Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Final Jury

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New-Project-6

Paris Photo and Aperture announce the final jury for the PhotoBook Awards 2013.

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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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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aperture_parisphoto2013-outlined_600

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.