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The Pigs – Carlos Spottorno Interview at Paris Photo 2013

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Photographer Carlos Spottorno speaks with Read That Image during Paris Photo Fair 2013.

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City Shapes: Matthew Pillsbury with Michel Lussault (Video)

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Matthew Pillsbury speaks with French Geographer Michel Lussault about work from his recent series, City Stages.

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Shen Wei: I Miss You Already (Video)

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Chinese photographer Shen Wei speaks about work from his recent series I Miss You Already.

reviews

Pictures in Motion

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Isabel Stevens reviews Still: American Silent Motion Picture Photography, David S. Shields’s survey of American photography from cinema’s silent era.

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JH Engström: Sketch of Paris (Video)

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JH Engström discusses work from his most recent publication, Sketch of Paris (Aperture, 2013).

aperture magazine

Aperture #213—Editors’ Note

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ISSUE-213_INTERIOR_FINAL-LORES copy

Editors’ note from the Winter 2013 issue of Aperture magazine, “Photography As You Don’t Know It.”

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Announcing the Winners of The Paris Photo—Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2013

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by Óscar Monzón 
(Dalpine, Madrid / RVB Books, 2013)
KARMA 
by Óscar Monzón 
(Dalpine, Madrid / RVB Books, 2013)

PhotoBook Awards 2013 winners were announced November 15 at Paris Photo.

aperture matters

Aperture Matters: Christopher Kurtz

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Sculptor Christopher Kurtz reflects on the early influence of Aperture magazine on his life and career.

foundation news

Call for Entries: Visible White Photo & Video Prize 2014

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Visible White photography competition explores new tendencies in contemporary, artistic portrait photography.

foundation news

Aperture at Paris Photo, 11.14–17

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Join us at Paris Photo for book signings and the announcement of the winners of The Paris Photo–Aperture PhotoBook Awards.

foundation news

Recap: Aperture 1/1 Benefit & Auction

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Images from our Aperture Foundation 1/1 Benefit & Auction, held on Monday, October 28, 2013 at IAC HQ in New York.

talks & interviews

A Conversation with Jakob Trollbäck

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Jason Quincy Bailey speaks with leading motion graphics designer Jakob Trollbäck about his journey in design, and the role of photography in his work.

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Documenting War: Peter van Agtmael in Conversation with Philip Gourevitch (Video)

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Photographer Peter van Agtmael speaks about his experience documenting America’s wars.