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David Galjaard, Cristina de Middel at PhotoIreland 2013

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David Galjaard, from the series Concresco

Concresco and The Afronauts will be on view in Dublin, July 14–August 2, 2013, as part of PhotoIreland Festival 2013.

foundation news

Ahae, The Extraordinary within the Ordinary

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Ahae_Image_Featured

The Korean photographer Ahae presents recent photographs at the Palace of Versailles.

talks & interviews

Interview with Lorna Simpson

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Simpson_featured

Sabine Mirlesse interviews Lorna Simpson on the occasion of the artist’s survey exhibition at Jeu de Paume, Paris.

talks & interviews

Interview with Karol Hordziej, Art Director of Krakow Photomonth

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Krakow_FEATURED

Andrea Hill interviews Karol Hordziej about Krakow Photomonth 2013 and the future of photography festivals.

foundation news

Richard Renaldi’s Touching Strangers on Kickstarter

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photo-main-1

Pre-order Richard Renaldi’s forthcoming special-edition photobook, Touching Strangers, exclusively on Kickstarter.

aperture magazine

Aperture #211—What Matters Now?

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WhatMattersNow_#211_Featured

Andrew Blum, Laura Poitras, Robert Klanten, and Anton Vidokle answer the question “What Matters Now?”

reviews

Land Rover

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TerryEvans_Featured

Schuyler Duffy reviews Terry Evans’s exhibition The Inhabited Prairie, now on view in New York.

aperture magazine

Attention! Photography and Sidelong Discovery

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Dillon_211_ImageFeatured

Brian Dillon considers perspective, observation, and enlightenment found at the periphery.

aperture magazine

John Divola at his Riverside Workplace

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Divola_#211_FEATURED

Jonathan Griffin visits photographer John Divola in advance of three simultaneous retrospectives.

foundation news

Richard Mosse at the Venice Biennale

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Mosse_Venice_FEATURED

Images and video of Richard Mosse’s installation at the Venice Biennale.

essays

Mali’s Era of Independence, in Photos

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Kouyate_FEATURED

An essay on Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté, via Creative Time Reports.

reviews

Karl Blossfeldt at the Whitechapel Gallery

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James_Blossfeldt_FEATURED

Sarah James reviews a survey of Karl Blossfeldt’s photographs at the Whitechapel Gallery, London.

essays

On Travess Smalley’s Capture Physical Presence

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Smalley_04_FEATURED

Lorenzo Durantini discusses Travess Smalley’s productive yet challenging relationship to photography.