Aperture 193

Winter 2008

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9 9/16 x 11 3/8 inches 88 pages 978-1-59711-408-0
Aperture Magazine, issue #193, Winter 2008.
Portfolios and Essays from Peter C. Bunnell, Susan Meiselas and John Berger, Erika Wolf, Phillip Toledano, Richard Misrach, Ulrich Baer, Guy Tillim and Joanna Lehan, John Wood and David Levi Strauss, and Michael “Nick” Nichols.

A Magazine in the Making
by Peter C. Bunnell
A look at the first issue of Aperture on the hundredth anniversary of the birth of the magazine's founding editor, Minor White.

Susan Meiselas: Nicaragua
by John Berger
Berger considers Meiselas' powerful project on Nicaragua's civil war in the 1970s.

The Author As Photographer: Early Soviet Writers and the Camera
by Erika Wolf
In the post-revolution Soviet Union, authors who tried their hands at photography.

Phillip Toledano: Phonesex
Portraits of behind-the-scenes workers who make a living with their voices.

Richard Misrach: Untitled
A selection from Misrach's newest body of work.

Deep in the Archive
by Ulrich Baer
An exploration of photography that engages the concept of the archive.

Guy Tillim: Things As They Seem
Interview with Joanna Lehan
Photographs that document colonial-era architecture and decay throughout Africa.

On the Edge of Clear Meaning: Reconsidering the Work of John Wood
by David Levi Strauss
Wood's photographs and photo-based multimedia works tackle politics with poetry.

Disappearing Giants
Photographs and notes by Michael "Nick" Nichols
The veteran wildlife photographer tracks endangered elephants in Chad and Kenya.

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