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Into Eden: A Conversation with Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques

Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques, Untitled 02, 2013, from the series Standards & Poors
Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques, Untitled 02, 2013, from the series Standards & Poors

Ahead of his commission for Aperture, the French photographer previews a new project exploring the mythologies of real estate.

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Armory Africa Focus Preview: A Conversation with François-Xavier Gbré

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In France and West Africa, an Ivorian photographer chronicles the ruins of modernist architecture and national memorials.

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Armory Africa Focus Preview: A Conversation with Namsa Leuba

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Namsa-Leuba-Rotator

A Swiss-Guinean artist takes photography to the farthest reaches of glamour.

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On the Cover: A Conversation with Samuel Gratacap

Samuel Gratacap, Empire, Choucha Camp, Tunisia, 2012–14
Samuel Gratacap, Empire, Choucha Camp, Tunisia, 2012–14

A young photographer reports on the odyssey of our time.

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Photography at the Altar: A Conversation about Diversity in Athens

Tassos Vrettos, Hindu Sewa Sangh Mandir, Dilessi, 2012–15 © Tassos Vrettos
Tassos Vrettos, Hindu Sewa Sangh Mandir, Dilessi, 2012–15 © Tassos Vrettos

A Greek photographer’s account of religious communities in Athens reveals a new vision of multicultural Europe.

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Images of Conviction: A Conversation with Diane Dufour and Xavier Barral

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An award-winning exhibition catalogue examines the power of photography in representing crime, war, and acts of violence.

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The Past and Other Countries: Chris Killip in Conversation with Michael Almereyda

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208MAG04_may_5th_north_shields_1981

On the occasion of his new exhibition in New York, Aperture magazine revisits a classic interview with Chris Killip.

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Dust to Dust: A Conversation with David Campany

Photographer unknown, Kansas dust Storm, barren earth, 1935. Courtesy Le Bal, Paris
Photographer unknown, Kansas dust Storm, barren earth, 1935. Courtesy Le Bal, Paris

In an exhibition inspired by Man Ray’s Dust Breeding, David Campany charts the strange career of a surrealist photograph.

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For a New World to Come

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Gocho_Familiar Street Scenes

Curator Yasufumi Nakamori discusses his game-changing show of Japanese photography with Aperture magazine editor Michael Famighetti.