Exhibition Preview and Member Lunch
Saturday, December 10
3:00 p.m. EDT
OPEN TO ALL APERTURE MEMBERS
Aperture Members are invited to enjoy a special lunch and exhibition preview for In Asmara, with photographs by Eli Durst, 2016 Aperture Portfolio Prize Winner, and the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Shortlist.
1:00–3:00 p.m. Member lunch and refreshments generously provided by
1:30 p.m. Exhibition walk-through with Eli Durst and Aperture creative director, Lesley A. Martin
Also happening on December 10:
3:00–5:00 p.m. Holiday book sale and signing extravaganza with artists such as Walter Chandoha, Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao, Elliott Erwitt, Phyllis Galembo, Penelope Umbrico, and more!
Aperture Members get 30% off their favorite titles.
5:00–7:00 p.m. In Asmara opening reception with Eli Durst, 2016 Portfolio Prize Winner
For his project In Asmara, Durst traveled to Eritrea’s capital, famed for the world’s largest collection of modernist buildings. Captivated by the cinematic street life, however, he turned his camera to hidden details and chronicled the East African city in silvery duotone.
The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards:
Initiated in November 2011,The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards celebrate the photobook’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography. This exhibition includes the shortlisted titles, in the categories of First PhotoBook, PhotoBook of the Year, and Photography Catalogue of the Year.
Image: Eli Durst, Photographer, 2015; from the series In Asmara. Courtesy the artist.