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talks & interviews

Between Dusk and Dawn

Tobias Zielony captures the colors and moods of Ukraine’s queer nightlife.

featured

The Many Worlds of Susan Meiselas

A comprehensive exhibition celebrates the photographer’s unique approach to storytelling.

essays

How to Witness Nothing (and Everything)

Photographer Edmund Clark and historian Crofton Black trace a network of black-site prisons.

pbr

Alec Soth Revisits His Legendary First Book

How the American photographer fell in love with photography.

essays

The Fragility of Existence

With uncompromising directness, Margaret Courtney-Clarke photographs the lives and landscapes of Namibia.

aperture magazine

Framing Justice

How do photographs tell the story of citizenship in the United States?

essays

Peter Hujar’s Italian Reverie

From the underground art star, a delicate picture of youth.

featured

American Prospects

Tina Barney zooms out in a new series of landscapes.

talks & interviews

The Fearless Lynsey Addario

Katie Couric interviews the lauded photojournalist about her adventures abroad and her challenges at home.

pbr

Where the Homeless Sleep

Anthony Hernandez takes a hard look at the neglected landscapes of Los Angeles.

essays

The Honesty of Petra Collins

The young photographer is celebrated for her raw and real depictions of femininity. But can images ever be trusted?

essays

Take the J Train

In Andre D. Wagner’s new photobook, an intimate chronicle of black life on New York City’s subways.