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foundation news

Call for Entries: Visible White Photo & Video Prize 2014

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celeste013_visibleWhite_BannerSquare

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.

video

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.

video

Rupture, Reconnection: The Photography of Eikoh Hosoe (Video)

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A panel discussion on the career and influence of Japanese Photographer Eikoh Hosoe.

video

Robert Cumming in Conversation with Sarah Bay Williams (Video)

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robinson3-10-18a

Robert Cumming speaks with Sarah Bay Williams on the subject of humor, absurdity, and perpetual play in his 1970′s photography.

foundation news

Recap: Workshop with Richard Renaldi

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Richard Renaldi led an energetic workshop at Aperture on October 5 and 6 called Strangers in New York: Photographing People.

foundation news

1/1 Preview: Todd Hido, Study for Excerpts from Silver Meadows

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Hido-Todd-DETAIL-2

Schuyler Duffy and Sarah McNear on the photograph Study for Excerpts from Silver Meadows by Todd Hido.

aperture magazine

What Do You See?

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212MAG369_Rembrandt-Tempete2_600

Melissa Harris speaks with artist Sophie Calle about her most recent projects Last Seen, and What Do You See?

foundation news

1/1 Preview: Lesley A. Martin on Mickalene Thomas

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thomas_blog

Publisher of books Lesley A. Martin on the photograph Liz and Chair with Zebra, 2013 by Mickalene Thomas.

foundation news

1/1 Preview: Denise Wolff on Aperture’s Instagram Silent Auction

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Senior books editor Denise Wolff on selections from this years Aperture Instagram Silent Auction.

foundation news

1/1 Preview: Annette Booth on Rinko Kawauchi

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rinko-web-image-not-cropped

Annette Booth on Rinko Kawauchi’s photograph Untitled, 2013, available as part of the Aperture Instagram Silent Auction.