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In her solo exhibition at the Venice Biennale, the Australian photographer spins stories of displacement.
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.
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.
Robert Capa once said, “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.”
Patrons, friends, and artists celebrated Aperture’s wonderful community while listening to the music of photographer Larry Fink.
The acclaimed photographer pushes self-portraiture into new realms of gender-bending theatricality.
Charlie Ahearn and Grand Wizzard Theodore discuss the rise of Hip-Hop at the Ecstasy Garage Disco.
In photographs and videos, an artist pushes back against reductive stereotypes of black life.
Spanning decades, an exhibition of the iconic photographer’s work in India reveals the fraught nature of photojournalism.
From Allan Sekula, dreams and illusions of the postwar American economy.
A major retrospective surveys the photographer’s career and social activism.
With relentless optimism, the artist considers the value of mediocrity.
In his solo exhibition at the Venice Biennale, Dirk Braeckman turns toward the existential
Katy Grannan’s first film weaves the joys and horrors of everyday life in a dangerous neighborhood of California.
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