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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.
Crossing the United States in her beat-up van, Justine Kurland pictures America’s tangled sense of itself.
Since 2009, a photography collective has embarked on ﬁve road trips across West and Central Africa, creating a kaleidoscopic portrait of everyday life.
In the Spring 2016 issue of Aperture, Simon speaks with Kate Fowle about her ongoing project Black Square.
Riding the Trans-Siberian Railway, a Magnum photographer discovers the texture of societies in transition.
Aperture editors introduce “Odyssey,” the magazine’s Spring 2016 issue.
A young photographer reports on the odyssey of our time.
Aperture trustees and friends gathered to celebrate John H. Gutfreund’s twenty years of service on the foundation’s Board of Trustees.
From the rush of Niagara Falls to Elizabeth Taylor’s bedroom, a chronicler of American life presents two concurrent exhibitions.
A Greek photographer’s account of religious communities in Athens reveals a new vision of multicultural Europe.
For Aperture’s recent “Interview” Issue, novelist and critic Francine Prose met with Rosalind Fox Solomon last April at her Manhattan home.
The legendary photographer’s retrospective is here today, gone tomorrow.
Exploring the symbolism of cultural mythologies and human nature, Torbjørn Rødland is a modern-day surrealist.
The call officially begins for the 2016 Summer Open, Aperture’s third annual open-submission exhibition
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