Aperture Nominated for National Magazine Award + New Issue
Aperture magazine is a finalist for a National Magazine Award in General Excellence (under 100,000 circulation), the magazine industry’s highest honor. The awards recognize print and online magazines that consistently demonstrate superior execution of editorial objectives, innovative editorial techniques, journalistic enterprise, and imaginative design. Winners will be announced April 30. See the complete list of finalists here.
In addition, the latest issue of Aperture magazine is now available and features:
• Intended Consequences: Rwandan Children Born of Rape
Photojournalist Jonathan Torgovnik provides and intimate look at the tragic legacy of Rwandan women who were sexually tortured by militiamen during and after the 1994 genocide, and their inheritors: children born of rape. An exhibition of this dramatic work is on view at Aperture Gallery through May 7th.
• Sally Mann: Untitled
A selection from Mann’s latest family-focused project: intimate photographs of her husband Larry.
• Jiang Jian: Memory and History by Vicky Goldberg
Photographer Jiang documents life in his native rural China.
Click here to see an expanded interview and additional images from the artist.
• Photography and Human Rights by Anthony Downey
Downey discusses photographs that explore the stateless condition of the dispossessed and the plight of refugees.
• Pertti Kekarainen: The Sensation of Seeing by Lyle Rexer
A look at the Finnish photographer’s abstract photography.
• Look Close: The Scrapbooks of Dan Eldon and Candy Jernigan
Jessica Helfand explores the inventive journals of two artists who died tragically young.
• William van der Weyde and the American Morality Plan by Michael Lesy
An introduction to the curious work of this little-known early-twentieth-century photographer.
• Lise Sarfati: She
Sandra S. Philips presents a selection from Sarfati’s latest body of work, focused on the complex relationships of four women.
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