Erica Baum: Wordplay

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Nat Trotman on Erica Baum, whose work investigates the tradition of print and the objectification of language.

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Mary Ellen Mark: Developing Personal Projects

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Mary Ellen Mark, “Rat” and Mike with a gun, Seattle, Washington, 1983 Join Mary Ellen Mark for this workshop designed to help photographers develop and sustain individual personal projects. Mark has produced nineteen books, including three (Streetwise, American Odyssey, and Twins) with Aperture, with whom she is currently working on two additional books. Since she started to photograph in the 1960s, the whole process of creating, maintaining, and bringing personal projects to completion has changed enormously. It is much more difficult now, as there are no longer the same support mechanisms there were when Mark began as a photographer. For…

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Larry Fink: Choreographing Miracles

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Join Larry Fink for a workshop at Aperture Foundation: Choreographing Miracles.

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Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb: Finding Your Vision

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Alex Webb, Havana, 1993, and Rebecca Norris Webb, Blue Secondhand Prom Dress, Rochester, New York, 2012 Do you know where you’re going next with your photography—or where it’s taking you? This intensive weekend workshop will help photographers begin to understand their own distinct way of seeing the world. It will also help photographers figure out their next step photographically, from deepening a unique vision, to discovering and completing a long-term project, to translating a body of work into books and exhibitions. This is a workshop for serious amateurs and professionals alike, taught by Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, a…

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Todd Hido: Sources and Influences

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“Part of being a photographer is noticing surface details and how they represent something larger; it’s like being a detective or psychologist.” —from Todd Hido on Landscapes, Interiors, and the Nude (Aperture, 2014)   Nocturnal illumination, weather phenomena, and differing temperatures of electric light lend an eerie quality to Todd Hido’s unique landscape photographs and portraits. Join Hido as he shares his expertise in a weekend workshop for artists and documentarians alike. The course will cover the experiences, strategies, and influences that form and shape a photographer’s career. He will candidly present his own work and provide answers to the…

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The Call for Entries for the 2015 Portfolio Prize is Now Closed!

Thanks to all who entered! Stay tuned for the announcement of our winner and runners-up in March 2015.

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Erwin Olaf: Volume II (video)

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Erwin Olaf gives a virtual tour of his most recent photobook, Erwin Olaf: Volume II.

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Workshop Instructor Profile: Elinor Carucci (Video)

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Elinor Carucci discusses her approach to teaching photography, and her experience as a workshop instructor at Aperture.

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Anne Collier at MCA Chicago

Woman With A Camera (The Last Sitting, Bert Stern), 2009. Chromogenic print. Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg.
Woman With A Camera (The Last Sitting, Bert Stern), 2009. Chromogenic print. Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg.

Anne Collier’s new show at the MCA Chicago spans a decade of the photographer’s sly, incisive images.

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