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For Bronwyn Law-Viljoen, publisher of Fourthwall Books, the photobook is a space for political and social history.
From Ren Hang's subversive nudes to Nan Goldin's iconic visual diary, nine publications that radically reimagine queer visibility.
Eric Gyamfi reflects on his activism, photography, and telling the stories of West Africa’s queer communities.
Aida Muluneh, founder of the Addis Foto Fest, speaks about how education plays a central role in connecting African photographers.
From Ren Hang’s subversive nudes to Nan Goldin’s iconic visual diary, nine publications that radically reimagine queer visibility.
In an interview from 1973, Henri Cartier-Bresson spoke frankly about the early days of Magnum.
In Bamako, a group of young photographers engage a changing city.
In poetic, politically charged images and videos, Zineb Sedira confronts the recent history of North Africa.
Sam Contis’s first photobook revels in the land, skin, and mythologies of the American West.
Aperture remembers the life of Marie Cosindas, pioneer of the painterly color photograph.
South Africa’s new media artists are transforming the digital world.
For Akinbode Akinbiyi, new technologies have helped and hindered the development of photography in Africa.
The FORMAT Festival has put Derby on the U.K.’s cultural map. But can it survive Brexit?
Picturing friends and family in vivid colors, the nineteen-year-old photographer reframes representations of masculinity.
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