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Announcing Aperture magazine’s fall 2020 issue and programing around Native artists.
What can artists, archivists, and communities learn from historic collections of Native photography?
The Italian photographer Giulia Frigieri wanted to profile a young Iranian surfer. But there was more to the story than her images revealed.
Campbell Addy and Jamal Nxedlana speak about building international audiences for Black art, culture, and fashion.
Originally made in 1850, the daguerreotypes of Jem, Alfred, Delia, Renty, Fassena, Drana, and Jack ask that we look closely, listen intently, and speak out.
How a new interdisciplinary book about the Zealy daguerreotypes can expand critical thinking about photography, museums, and the legacy of slavery.
In an interview for his new monograph, Fosso spoke with the late curator Okwui Enwezor about his teenage self-portraits and how all his work concerns the question of power.
In her latest photobook, the Japanese photographer discusses self-portraiture as a radical feminist gesture.
Since 2004, the Chinese photographer has captured the displacement of over a million people caused by the Three Gorges Dam.
Bruce Davidson, Miranda Barnes, Sohrab Hura and more on how photographs can represent solidarity—from demonstrations of unity in the face of adversity and oppression, to moments of community and connection.
Forty years after the publication of her collected essays on photography, Malcolm’s writing offers the pleasure of seeing a great mind grapple with the medium.