Inspired by Virginia Woolf’s pioneering novel “Orlando,” Aperture’s summer issue presents original photographs and writings that celebrate openness, curiosity, and human possibility.
An artist investigates the aesthetics of surveillance at home and on the U.S.-Mexico Border.
James Bidgood’s queer and candy-colored photographs were camp before camp was stylish.
Isaac Julien’s latest film explores the life and work of a man who believed in the power of photographs to transform American society.
For the second installment of our new series “Introducing,” Aperture speaks with a photographer tracing the globalization of rubber from the Amazon to Ohio.
For Jane Evelyn Atwood, who has photographed sex workers and prisoners, it’s all about the balance between intuition and occasion.
On Thursday, April 26, LensCulture and Aperture communities gathered at Aperture gallery for the opening of a wide-ranging exhibition.
Under-appreciated during her lifetime, physical chemist Rosalind E. Franklin’s mysterious and ground-breaking photograph helped transform the science of genetics.
Download the curriculum, including thirty-one texts on topics ranging from civic space and memorials to the intersections of race, technology, and justice.
A long-overdue exhibition expands the canon of gay photography.
Mahmoud Khaled considers the legacy of the “Cairo 52,” the men who were arrested in 2001 at a gay-friendly nightclub.
Mark McKnight’s black-and-white images of bodies and landscapes challenge Eurocentric ideas about male beauty—and aim to make “straight” photography a little less straight.