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If You Came Here to Have Fun, You Will

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Jason Fulford and Aperture editor Denise Wolff discussed the parallel lives of a book through its events, and the event as intersection of artist and viewer.

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On Chance and Photography

William Henry Fox Talbot, The Open Door, 1844. Courtesy Hans P. Kraus Jr., New York
William Henry Fox Talbot, The Open Door, 1844. Courtesy Hans P. Kraus Jr., New York

To what degree is photography dependent on chance? Robin Kelsey tackles this question in his new book, Photography and the Art of Chance.

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Collecting the Japanese Photobook

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CollectingJapanesePhotobook

Ivan Vartanian spoke to Ryuichi Kaneko about how he became one of the first and most enduring champions of the Japanese photobook.

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Zanele Muholi’s Faces & Phases

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A conversation with the Johannesburg-based photographer about photography and activism, her latest series, Black Beauties, and her influences.

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Lucas Foglia on “Human-Altered Landscapes”

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Lucas Foglia on photographing the transformation of the American west.

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Doug DuBois on Kickstarting My Last Day at Seventeen

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This month Aperture launched a Kickstarter campaign to ensure the publication of My Last Day at Seventeen by Doug DuBois.

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Inside the Spring Party with Penelope Umbrico

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UMBRICO REAL

For the first-ever Spring Party, Aperture teams up with Penelope Umbrico to offer prints from her Moving Mountains series.

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Q&A: Peter Barberie on Paul Strand

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Aperture spoke to the Philadelphia Museum of Art about the work of Paul Strand, the subject of retrospective traveling to the Fotomuseum Winterthur on March 7.

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War photographers and reporters on “Telling Afghanistan”

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At the Brooklyn Brewery, a group of photographers and reporters explored why they report on war.