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A Great Improvisation

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Designer Rob Giampietro assesses the legacy of ECM Records, which was recently surveyed in an exhibition at the Haus der Kunst, Munich, and its related catalog.

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Remembering Gigi Giannuzzi

Ghetto, Photographs and text by Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin 
Trolley, London, 2003
Ghetto, Photographs and text by Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin 
Trolley, London, 2003

The end of 2012 was a sad one for the photography community with the loss of Trolley Books publisher Gigi Giannuzzi.

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David Galjaard: On Concresco

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2013_05_01_DavidGaljaardOnConcresco

Aperture speaks with Galjaard about photographing in Albania, the design process, and self-publishing his first book.

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Announcing the Winners of The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards

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2013_05_01_AnnouncingtheWinnersoftheParisPhoto

We are pleased to announce the winners of 2012 PhotoBook Award prizes.

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PhotoBook of the Year Shortlist, Pt. 1 – VIDEO

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Highlighting the ten titles shortlisted for the PhotoBook of the Year Award.

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First PhotoBook Shortlist, Pt. 2 – VIDEO

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Highlighting the thirty shortlisted titles for the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards.

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First PhotoBook Shortlist, Pt. 1 – VIDEO

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2013_05_01_FirstPhotobookShortlistPt.1

Highlighting some of the thirty shortlisted titles for the Paris Photo—Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards.

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Jurying the PhotoBook Awards

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2013_05_01_JuryingThePhotoBookAwards

A behind-the-scenes look the 2012 PhotoBook Awards shortlist jurying.

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Recap: Why Don’t Art Books Rate Review?

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A brief summary in images and tweets.