December 26th, 2015
Aperture’s 2015 Year in Review
As 2015 enters its twilight, we look back at a selection of features in Aperture magazine, from in-depth conversations with William Klein and Miyako Ishiuchi to articles covering a secret history of Japanese photography to how artists today disrupt Instagram’s conventions, plus much more.
Interview with William Klein: The legend on forgettable fashion, a dream starring Jean-Luc Godard, and his life in photography.
Magazine Work: Ivan Vartanian on finding the Japanese avant-garde amidst the techie and raunchy.
Interview with Ishiuichi Miyako: On the occasion of a retrospective at the Getty Museum, Ishiuichi considers photography as sex, history, and memory.
When is an image more than a document?: Roxana Marcoci and RoseLee Goldberg on photography and performance.
Self-Portraiture in the First-Person Age: Lauren Cornell on the ways artists disrupt Instagram’s conventions.
Hilla Becher (1934-2015): Brian Wallis remembers an iconic figure.
The Lives of Others: Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa on photobooks and troubling representations of Africa.
Gay Semiotics Revisited: Hal Fischer discusses his 1977 examination of the “hanky code.”
A Handful of Dust: David Campany charts the strange career of a surrealist photograph.