Aperture 231 - Summer 2018

Film & Foto

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Leading filmmakers on photography and
the role of cinema for influential artists.

The summer 2018 issue of Aperture magazine considers the influence of photography on leading filmmakers, and the role of cinema in the work of artists and photographers. Featuring in-depth interviews with Sofia Coppola, Shirin Neshat, and Gus Van Sant, and contributions by Negar Azimi, David Campany, J. Hoberman, Alex Prager, RaMell Ross, Antwaun Sargent, Dayanita Singh, and Dana Stevens.
Format: Paperback / softback
Number of pages: 128
Publication date: 2018-06-05
Measurements: 9.25 x 12 x 0.6 inches
ISBN: 9781597114349

Funding for Aperture magazine is provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the Board of Trustees and Members of Aperture Foundation. Additional public funds are from the National Endowment for the Arts, New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Table Of Contents


Agenda: Exhibitions to See
Icons of Style, David Wojnarowicz, Loredana Nemes, Carolyn Drake

Christopher Phillips on Mo Yi

Sara Knelman on How I Photograph Myself, 1964

By Thomas Demand


Editors’ Note: Film & Foto

Sofia Coppola on Pictures
A Conversation with Philip Gefter

Modern Vision
By David Campany

The Red Desert Effect
By Maria Antonella Pelizzari

Smoke Screen
By Noam M. Elcott

Shirin Neshat’s Dreamlands
A Conversation with Negar Azimi

The Loving Cut
By Evan Moffitt

At Least They’ll See the Black
By Antwaun Sargent

Gus Van Sant: A Thousand Compositions
A Conversation with Jonathan Griffin


Alain Resnais
Introduction by J. Hoberman

Dayanita Singh
Introduction by Aveek Sen

Alex Prager
Introduction by Rebecca Bengal

Ryan Spencer
Introduction by Dana Stevens

Basim Magdy
Introduction by Bruce Jenkins

Fouad Elkoury
Introduction by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie

RaMell Ross
Introduction by Salamishah Tillet


Aperture Beat

Object Lessons
Paolo Cherchi Usai on Georges Méliès’s The Human Fly, 1902

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