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On the Cover: Aperture’s “Family” Issue

In relationships and communities, an expanding vision of what families can be.

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Everything is Light

In her recent photography, Mona Kuhn evokes LA’s iconic architecture and landscapes.

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Outside, Looking In

Barak Zemer pictures intimate moments of isolation in the sprawling metropolis of Los Angeles.

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Disobedient Domesticity

In suburban LA, Sophie Tianxin Chen produces scenes of the mundane and perverse.

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The Streets in Afterglow

Star Montana’s dreamy portraits capture the golden aura of East Los Angeles.

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Back in the Days

Guadalupe Rosales and her archive of Chicano life in Los Angeles.

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On the Cover: Aperture’s “Los Angeles” Issue

Like any metropolis, LA is dynamic, changing, evolving, contested.

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The Tunnel is Made of Light

In a series of haunting Polaroids, Ryan Spencer draws upon neo-noir movies set in Los Angeles.

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Shirin Neshat’s Dreamlands

An artist and filmmaker contends with Iranian identity.