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Reflecting on his series based in the contemporary social landscape of Guadeloupe, the photographer speaks about his process, personal history, and the politics of representation.
In a conversation with Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa, the multidisciplinary artist speaks about the politics of viral images and mass spectacle.
The pioneering performance, video, and multimedia artist speaks with the poet Eileen Myles about the connections between technology and society.
The renowned author and activist discusses the many landscapes—political, environmental, and architectural—that give shape to the city’s story.
With issues of truth more pressing than ever, Alan Govenar started an online space for critical discussion about the role of images in contemporary life. Here, he speaks about projects from Istanbul to the Bronx.
During the racial justice protests of 2020, See In Black presented visions of Black America through their own lived experiences—and raised critical funds for homelessness, youth, queer, and political organizations.
The LA-based photographer speaks about Walker Evans, Black aesthetics, and how a frightening encounter with the police informed his thinking about art.
Last spring, as New York became the global epicenter of the COVID-19 crisis, Philip Montgomery made an indelible record of a transformed city.
Aperture’s executive director, who steps down in May 2021, speaks about his career in photography and how images impact our lives beyond the appreciation of art.
Clément Chéroux, the museum’s new chief curator of photography, speaks about the role of institutions at a time of profound change—in the art world and beyond.
The collage artist Alanna Fields draws on vintage photographs, reframing her subjects with wax and glitter—and an eye for subversive gesture.
For Matt Connors, who recently curated an exhibition from the Italian artist’s archive, Ghirri’s photographs are built rather than composed—things rather than images.
Rowan Renee transformed their father’s criminal case records into works of art that signal new ways for thinking about justice.
Matt Wolf’s new documentary about the Biosphere 2 experiment in Arizona shows the uneasy relationship between capitalism, utopia, and reality television.
In the latest installment of his multivolume series of photobooks set in India and Sri Lanka, Yogananthan takes us to a nighttime Hindu ritual celebrating victory over evil.
Ahead of his career retrospective, the photographer speaks about the origins of his practice and navigating art spaces—including Aperture—as a young artist.
At the beach, at a party, or at home, the photographer imagines a world of queer intimacy and community.
Avedon transformed notions of style, celebrity, and photography itself. A new book argues for his place among the most important artists of the twentieth century.
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