Don’t Touch Our Hair

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Solange_Cover_NEW

In protest of policing black women and girls’ hair, Solange’s album cover image is a powerful assertion of ownership.

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Beyond Binary

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225MAG055_Bryan-Wilson-Bowers-HR

What does photography offer the trans feminism movement?

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The Radical Power of the Black Feminine Gaze

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Weems_Featured Image

Carrie Mae Weems’s feminist vision has never been more timely.

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W.M. Hunt: Talking Pictures

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  “The most enjoyable afternoon of stories both personal and professional—he will delve into the photography world in the most unusual way. Learning should always be this fun.” —Elaine Goldman, collector of photography and past workshop participant   W. M. (Bill) Hunt led a one-day workshop at Aperture Foundation, intended for people who look at photographs and who want to challenge and heighten both their sense of seeing and their ability to talk about what they see.   The workshop offered photography lovers an insight into Bill’s personal collection and how he came into collecting. During the first half of the…

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William Christenberry, Poet of the Ordinary (1936–2016)

William Christenberry, Processing, Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee, 1966
William Christenberry, Processing, Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee, 1966

Aperture remembers the life of the Southern photographer, whose work evokes the power of passing time.

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Matthew Connors: The Ordering of Intensities

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Fire in Cairo by Matthew Connors (2015)   “Even the most elevated plateau is less interesting than a mountain.”   —Wayne C. Booth, The Rhetoric of Fiction     Join Matthew Connors for a two-day workshop on the process of transforming existing collections of photographs into publishable book dummies. Emphasis will be placed on the process of editing and sequencing images, incorporating text, and visualizing the final book as an object. Connors will present various literary and film techniques—voice, unreliability, plot progression, narrative structure, etc.—and discuss how they can inform the anatomy of a photobook. Numerous examples will be presented…

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Elle Pérez

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On the dance floor, Elle Pérez captures LGBT youth who refuse to be forgotten.

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On Feminism

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How feminism has shaped photography? An introduction to the winter 2016 issue of Aperture

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A Portrait of the Artist as Claude Cahun

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Ahead of her new exhibition in London, Gillian Wearing speaks about Claude Cahun, self-portraiture, and feminist icons.

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