Aperture 231

Summer 2018

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12 x 9 1/4 inches 136 pages 978-1-59711-434-9

Aperture Magazine
#231, Summer 2018


Film & Foto
The summer 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, among others.


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


Backstory
Christopher Phillips on Mo Yi


Redux
Sara Knelman on How I Photograph Myself, 1964


Curriculum
By Thomas Demand


BACK
Aperture Beat


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


WORDS
Editors’ Note: Film & Foto


Sofia Coppola on Pictures
How photographs influence the acclaimed director’s films
A conversation with Philip Gefter


Modern Vision
Revisiting a landmark exhibition on film and photography
By David Campany


The Red Desert Effect
Contemporary Italian photography after Antonioni
By Maria Antonella Pelizzari


Smoke Screen
The solid light installations of Anthony McCall
By Noam M. Elcott


Shirin Neshat’s Dreamlands
The artist and filmmaker contends with Iranian identity
A Conversation with Negar Azimi


The Loving Cut
Framing queer desire, from George Platt Lynes to Barry Jenkins
By Evan Moffitt


At Least They’ll See the Black
Kahlil Joseph, Arthur Jafa, and the poetics of African American life
By Antwaun Sargent


Gus Van Sant: A Thousand Compositions
Picturing youth on the margins of American society
A Conversation with Jonathan Griffin


PICTURES
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



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.



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