Torbjørn Rødland: Inducing Wonder

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Rodland-Blog-Rotator

Exploring the symbolism of cultural mythologies and human nature, Torbjørn Rødland is a modern-day surrealist.

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Samuel Fosso: Emperor of Africa

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221MAG557_Fosso (for web)

Samuel Fosso, a master of theatrical self-portraiture, turns toward the icons of Mao-era China.

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For the Camera

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221MAG035_Baker_Hosoe_featured

A new exhibition at Tate Modern explores how performance artists use photography – and how photography is a performance itself.

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Magazine: Helena Almeida

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HA_09_Featured

The octogenarian Portuguese artist Helena Almeida was intent on blurring lines: her playful images might be considered paintings, actions, and performative photographs.

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Lecture as Performance

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221MAG454_Wilson-Goldie

Several Lebanese artists, including Walid Raad, have embraced the artist’s talk to unpack history and the limitations of the photograph.

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Self-Portraiture in the First-Person Age

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221MAG204_Cornell

All users perform a version of themselves on Instagram. But how are artists today using the commercial platform to calculated effect?

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On Record: RoseLee Goldberg and Roxana Marcoci in Conversation

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221MAG449_RoseLeeRoxana-HR

Performances are ephemeral; photographs are permanent. When is an image more than a mere document? How do images bring us closer to an event we never witnessed?

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On Venice ’79

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220MAG333_Redux_Venice-HR.4967

From Redux, Aperture magazine’s regular column on rediscovered books and writings, we look at the catalogue that accompanied a one-time, photography-only biennial.

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An Interview with Ishiuchi Miyako

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220MAG580_Miyako-HR

Yuri Mitsuda speaks with Ishiuchi Miyako about the evolution of her explorations of time and how she has negotiated a field dominated by men.

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