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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.
With provocative self-portraits from the 1970s, a pioneer of Body Art makes his New York debut.
An award-winning exhibition catalogue examines the power of photography in representing crime, war, and acts of violence.
Renowned for his vivacious snapshots of friends and family, a new exhibition in Amsterdam showcases the early color photographs of a bon vivant.
At a seventeenth-century villa in Kyoto, a young photographer merged modernist vision with exquisite design. Thirty years later, he returned for a second look.
Samuel Fosso, a master of theatrical self-portraiture, turns toward the icons of Mao-era China.
This winter, Aperture Foundation staff members offer up their favorite photography-related Instagram accounts.
On view at Sasha Wolf Gallery in New York, Gus Powell’s poetic series The Lonely Ones explores the relationship between pictures and words.
With the new season in full swing, Aperture’s editors select five must-see photography exhibitions on view or opening soon in New York City.
A pioneer of color photography, Saul Leiter is now the subject of a retrospective at London’s Photographers’ Gallery.
At the 2015 LianzhouFoto Festival, photographers remapped the world with images from near and far.
A new exhibition at Tate Modern explores how performance artists use photography – and how photography is a performance itself.
On the occasion of his new exhibition in New York, Aperture magazine revisits a classic interview with Chris Killip.
We look back at a selection of features from Aperture magazine, from talks with William Klein and Miyako Ishiuchi to a secret history of Japanese photography, plus much more.
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