Aperture Magazine

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Interview with Charlotte Cotton (Video)

Charlotte Cotton discusses the principles that guided her as she guest-edited Issue 004 of The PhotoBook Review.

 - May 14, 2013

In this short video, curator and author Charlotte Cotton discusses the value of photobooks and the principles that guided her as she guest-edited Issue 004 of The PhotoBook Review. As she states in her editor’s note in the issue, “My aims for this issue of The PhotoBook Review: to be pluralistic in its approach to the photobook and not merely to propose a checklist for a collectible canon of this essential form of photography.”

Read Charlotte Cotton’s editor’s note from The PhotoBook Review 004, now online.


“Nine Years, A Million Conceptual Miles,” an essay by Charlotte Cotton, is featured in the Spring 2013 issue of Aperture magazine.