Aperture Magazine
#214, Spring 2014

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Table of Contents


Editors’ Note

What Matters Now?
Contributions by Matthew Coolidge, Ben Moskowitz, Mary Panzer, Paul Wombell

Tod Papageorge on essential readings

Diana C. Stoll on the critical writings of Sadakichi Hartmann

Studio Visit
Alex Klein with Barbara Kasten in Chicago


Photography, Expanded
Susan Meiselas in conversation with Chris Boot

Toward a New Documentary Expression
by Stephen Mayes

Curating Participation
by Ethan Zuckerman

Of Them, and Us
by Fred Ritchin

Watching the World
by Lev Manovich

Photography and its Citizens
Ariella Azoulay in conversation with Nato Thompson

W hat Is a Document?
An exchange between Thomas Keenan and Hito Steyerl


Thomas Dworzak: Instagram Scrapbooks
Introduction by Joanna Lehan

Daniel Traub, Wu Yong Fu and Zeng Xian Fang: Xiaobeilu
Introduction by Lesley A. Martin

We’re Talking About Life and Culture
Wendy Ewald & Eric Gottesman

See Potential
Introduction by Emily Schiffer

James Bridle: Dronestagram

Mari Bastashevski: State Business
Introduction by Daniel C. Blight

Conversation with Teru Kuwayama


Object Lessons
AP Color-Print Transmitter, 1981

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