The octogenarian Portuguese artist Helena Almeida was intent on blurring lines: her playful images might be considered paintings, actions, and performative photographs.
Several Lebanese artists, including Walid Raad, have embraced the artist’s talk to unpack history and the limitations of the photograph.
All users perform a version of themselves on Instagram. But how are artists today using the commercial platform to calculated effect?
Performances are ephemeral; photographs are permanent. When is an image more than a mere document? How do images bring us closer to an event we never witnessed?
From Redux, Aperture magazine’s regular column on rediscovered books and writings, we look at the catalogue that accompanied a one-time, photography-only biennial.
Yuri Mitsuda speaks with Ishiuchi Miyako about the evolution of her explorations of time and how she has negotiated a field dominated by men.
An excerpt from Aaron Schuman’s interview with William Klein from Aperture Issue 220.
A preview of an interview from the fall issue of Aperture magazine, conducted by curator Charlotte Cotton with the legendary documentarian Bruce Davidson.
Aperture magazine’s editors on our Fall 2015 issue and its nine in-depth interviews.