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From "Documentary, Expanded", Lev Manovich discusses the emerging field of social-media visualization.
For "Documentary, Expanded", Teru Kuwayama discusses Basetrack, Afghanistan, and the advantages of social media reporting.
Susan Meiselas discusses how documentary photographers can respond to a transformed media environment.
Jacob King reviews "What is a Photograph?", on view at International Center of Photography through May 4, 2014.
A quick recap, with images, of Aperture’s recent workshop with photographer Shelby Lee Adams.
On the occasion of a traveling exhibition, Diana Stoll meditates on Man Ray’s portraits.
On the occasion of the forthcoming paperback edition, Lyle Rexer discusses The Edge of Vision four years later.
Highlighting a new selection of latest arrivals in the First PhotoBook category.
Sarah James ponders the Mass Observation project, now surveyed at Photographers’ Gallery in London.
From Aperture #206, Sylvia Plachy’s intimate visit with one of the celebrated denizens of New York’s Central Park Zoo, who passed this week at age twenty-seven.
From Aperture #212: Ian Jeffrey on Thomas Mailender’s use of the 1930s-era photographs published as The Night Climbers of Cambridge.
Aperture remembers Juan Garcia de Oteyza, director of Aperture Foundation from 2008 to 2010.
From Aperture #212: Aveek Sen on Italo Calvino’s “The Adventure of a Photographer.”
Prajna Desai reviews the Abelardo Morell retrospective now on view at the Art Institute of Chicago.
The Editors introduce Aperture #212 (Fall 2013), which is organized around the theme of “Playtime.”
Highlighting a selection of the latest arrivals in the PhotoBook of the Year category.
Joanna Fiduccia considers the uses of aerial photography in her review of Jeanne Haffner’s The View from Above.
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