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Documenting Tragedy – on NPR.org

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2013_05_01_DocumentingTragedyonNPR

In the wake of Tuesday’s New York Post cover, a discussion on NPR considered the ethics of documenting tragedy.

foundation news

Paris Photo In Pictures Vol. 2: The Patrons’ Eye

Chairman Celso Gonzales-Falla and Patrons at Le Meurice. Photo courtesy Christian Gapp.
Chairman Celso Gonzales-Falla and Patrons at Le Meurice. Photo courtesy Christian Gapp.

A photo diary chronicling Aperture’s Paris Photo Patron Trip 2012.

talks & interviews

David Galjaard: On Concresco

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2013_05_01_DavidGaljaardOnConcresco

Aperture speaks with Galjaard about photographing in Albania, the design process, and self-publishing his first book.

reviews

With an Eye Toward the Future: On the 2012 Johannesburg Art Fair

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2013_05_01_WithanEyeTowardtheFuture

Independent curator Daniel M. Leers reports on the First National Bank Johannesburg Art Fair.

essays

At Home with the Fotohof

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2013_05_01_atHomewithFotohof

Writer and curator Amanda Hopkinson guides us through the pioneering reinvention of the Fotohof photography gallery which opened in Salzburg, Austria, February 2012.

foundation news

Chris Buck – Artist Talk and Signing

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Chris_Buck

A talk and signing with Chris Buck, author of Presence: The Invisible Portrait.

foundation news

Trisha Ziff Discusses 101 Tragedies of Enrique Metinides

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2013_005_01_TrishaZiffDiscusses101

An excerpt from Chris Boot’s conversation with 101 Tragedies editor Trisha Ziff.

talks & interviews

Taryn Simon and Lisa Hostetler – In Conversation

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tarynsimon2

Taryn Simon presents and discusses her work, including A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters, I – XVIII.

foundation news

Latin American Photobook Exhibition & Saturday Symposium

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marcos-lopez-pop-latino-01

Exploring the under-charted history of Latin American photography.

foundation news

Paris Photo and Offprint Paris In Pictures

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DSC_1646

Photos from two of the most exciting European photography fairs, Paris Photo and Offprint Paris.

aperture magazine

Anders Petersen – Finding a Fever

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2013_05_01_AndersPetersen-FindingaFever

From Aperture 198: Anders Petersen and JH Engström discuss the work that would become Petersen’s City Diary.

foundation news

Barney Kulok – Building: Louis I. Kahn at Roosevelt Island – Now Available

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2013_05_01_BarneyKulak-BuildingLouis

A new photobook by Barney Kulok now available in our online store.

foundation news

Announcing the Winners of The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards

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2013_05_01_AnnouncingtheWinnersoftheParisPhoto

We are pleased to announce the winners of 2012 PhotoBook Award prizes.