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Light Writing in the Tropics:
The Story of Hercule Florence

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The story of Hercule Florence, who invented an early form of photography in Brazil while studying the Amazon’s birdsong.

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Elaine Goldman and Julie Saul Host Aperture Members

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Image © Gabrielle Pasternak

Aperture Foundation trustee Elaine Goldman and gallerist Julie Saul host Aperture Members in New York for conversation and Q&A.

foundation news

Recap: Aperture Summer Open Opening Reception

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A recap of the Aperture Summer Open opening reception on July 17th, 2014 at Aperture gallery.

reviews

Beyond the Decisive Moment
by Ellie Armon Azoulay

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Ellie Armon Azoulay on the Henri Cartier-Bresson retrospective at the Centre Pompidou.

reviews

@Aiww by Jacob King

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Image from @Aiww on Instagram

Jacob King considers Chinese artist Ai WeiWei’s Brooklyn Museum show and his photographic practice, ranging from his work in the ’80s to his current Instagram presence.

reviews

On Remote Sites of War
by Diana C. Stoll

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Diana C. Stoll on Remote Sites of War at Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum.

Fall Photography Workshops at Aperture

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Announcing Aperture’s Fall-Winter 2014 Workshops catalog.

foundation news

Announcing Cathy Kaplan
New Chair of Board of Trustees

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Aperture announces Cathy Kaplan as the new chair of its Board of Trustees.

talks & interviews

Olivia Bee’s Photographic Love Letters

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Aperture speaks with photographer Olivia Bee about her imaginative, dreamlike work.

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Bárbara Wagner: The Maracatu
by Agnaldo Farias

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Agnaldo Farias on Bárbara Wagner, featured in Aperture magazine issue #215, “The São Paulo Issue”

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Jo Ann Callis: Other Rooms (Video)

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Jo Ann Callis discusses her photobook ‘Other Rooms’ with Lesley A. Martin at Aperture Gallery.

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Preview: Aperture Summer Open Exhibition

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Aperture executive director Chris Boot on his selections for Aperture’s first annual Summer Open Exhibition at Aperture Gallery.

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Revisiting the Winogrand Archive: Philip Lorca diCorcia in Conversation with Leo Rubinfien

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Leo Rubinfien and Philip Lorca diCorcia revisit the Garry Winogrand archive.