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reviews

Dayanita Singh: File Museum

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2013_05_01_DayanitaSingleFileMuseum

Isabel Stevens reviews Dayanita Singh: File Museum, an exhibition of a new work at Frith Street Gallery, London.

foundation news

Daido Moriyama: Vintage Prints

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2013_05_01_DaidoMoriyama-VintagePrints

An exhibition of Daido Moriyama’s vintage prints is on display at Galerie Bob van Orsouw in Zurich, on view through February 23, 2013.

foundation news

Remembering Shomei Tomatsu (1930-2012)

Leo Rubinfien, John Junkerman, and Lesley Martin visited 
Shomei Tomatsu's Okinawa studio in May 2011.
Leo Rubinfien, John Junkerman, and Lesley Martin visited 
Shomei Tomatsu's Okinawa studio in May 2011.

From Aperture 208, Lesley A. Martin discusses the late Shomei Tomatsu’s photographs of Okinawa.

reviews

Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s

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2013_05_01_EverythingWasMovingPhotography..

Isabel Stevens reviews Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s at the Barbican Art Gallery, London.

foundation news

Vik Muniz Studio Visit—01.10.13

Glimpse of the artist. Photo courtesy of Sb Cooper.
Glimpse of the artist. Photo courtesy of Sb Cooper.

Vik Muniz offers a rare tour of his studio exclusively for Aperture Patrons.

foundation news

Remembering Gigi Giannuzzi

Ghetto, Photographs and text by Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin 
Trolley, London, 2003
Ghetto, Photographs and text by Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin 
Trolley, London, 2003

The end of 2012 was a sad one for the photography community with the loss of Trolley Books publisher Gigi Giannuzzi.

aperture magazine

Aperture Magazine’s 2013 Relaunch

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2013_05_03_AperutreMagazines2013_relaunch

The cover of Aperture’s Spring 2013 issue is a detail from a photograph by artist Christopher Williams.

reviews

The Brighton Photo Biennial 2012

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2013_05_01_BrightonPhotoBienial

Fourteen shows consider how the camera, rather than just being an instrument of mediation, might sometimes take hold of reality instead.

foundation news

Call for Entries: Aperture Portfolio Prize

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portfolio-prize-1

The Aperture Portfolio Prize 2013 contest is now open for submissions.

talks & interviews

Interview with Okwui Enwezor

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2013_05_01_InterviewWithOkwuiEnwezor

Aperture speaks with curator Okwui Enwezor about the exhibition “Rise and Fall of Apartheid” at International Center of Photography.

talks & interviews

Five Most Popular Interviews of 2012

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2013_05_01_FiveMostPopularInterviewsof2012

A look back at Aperture’s top five of 2012.

foundation news

Aperture Patrons’ Weekend – Slideshow

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2013_05_03_aperturespatronsweekend

Photos from special Patron events tied to Aperture’s sixtieth-anniversary weekend.

talks & interviews

Zoe Crosher: Stage Manager

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2013_05_01_ZoeCrosherStageManager

The Los Angeles–based photographer Zoe Crosher has had quite a big year. Carmen Winant spoke with the artist about her work.