Aperture 222 - Spring 2016

Odyssey

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Voyages, journeys, and the captivating spell
of wanderlust.

This edition of Aperture magazine, “Odyssey,” features photography about voyages, journeys, and the captivating spell of wanderlust.

In the Words section, Tacita Dean discusses her personal quests with writer Travis A. Diehl; Eric Banks traces the midcentury journeys of famed travel writer Wilfred Thesiger; Alexander Stille looks at Italian mountain-photography pioneer Vittorio Sella; writer Sean O’Toole profiles the documentary projects of the Invisible Borders Trans-African Photographers Organisation, a West African photography collective; and multidisciplinary artist Taryn Simon speaks with Kate Fowle, of Moscow’s Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, about an artwork set for completion in the year 3015.
Format: Paperback / softback
Number of pages: 128
Publication date: 02-23-2016
ISBN: 9781597113649


Table Of Contents

Front

Editors’ Note

Collectors: The Philosophers
Contributions by Diarmuid
Costello, Cynthia Freeland,
Michael Hardt, Dominic McIver
Lopes, Jerry Miller, Peter Singer

Curriculum
by Dayanita Singh

On Portraits
by Geoff Dyer

Redux
Sara Knelman on Mieux Vivre
1936-39

Words

Unconscious Journey:
Tacita Dean in Conversation
with Travis A. Diehl

Wilfred Thesiger:
The Last Nomad
by Eric Banks

Vittorio Sella: Higher Ground
by Alexander Stille

Open Roads & Invisible Borders
by Sean O’Toole

Into the Void: Taryn Simon in
Conversation with Kate Fowle

Pictures

Samuel Gratacap: Empire
Introduction by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen

Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs:
Eurasia
Introduction by Aaron Schuman

Trevor Paglen: Landing Site
Introduction by Brian Wallis

Jacob Aue Sobol:
Arrivals and Departures
Introduction by Pico lyer

Carly Steinbrunn:
The Voyage of Discovery
Introduction by Stanley Wolukau-
Wanambwa

Maha Maamoun: Domestic Tourism
Introduction by Natalie Bell

Yto Barrada: Dinosaur Road
Introduction by Carmen Winant

Ishikawa Naoki: Archipelago
Introduction by Niwa Harumi

Justine Kurland: Highway Kind
Introduction by David Campany

Back

Object Lessons
Annie Smith Peck’s Postcards,
1908


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