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talks & interviews

An Archival Interview with Richard Misrach

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Misrach_spread_04_single

The following conversation between Aperture Foundation editor-in-chief, Melissa Harris, and Richard Misrach was recorded at his California studio in March 1992.

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Highlights from From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola

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Curators Sarah Meister, who focused on Horacio Coppola, and Roxana Marcoci, who researched Grete Stern, offer comments and insights into key works in the exhibition.

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Kathrin Sonntag On Her Installation, This Was Tomorrow Once

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Kathrin_2

Berlin-based artist Kathrin Sonntag was commissioned to create one of twelve new photography-based projects for RAY 2015.

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If You Came Here to Have Fun, You Will

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PBR8_194

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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218MAG174_Muholi-HR

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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LucasFoglia_FRONTCOUNTRY_59

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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DDB_021_IRE_11_12-3

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