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Aperture magazine - issue 254 - Reading Room

 

Aperture / 254

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The spring 2024 issue, “Counter Histories,” is produced in collaboration with Magnum Foundation and features photographers from around the world who reframe complex histories.

 

Front

Agenda

Takuma Nakahira, David Seidner, David Goldblatt, Women in Revolt!

 

Viewfinder

Marigold Warner revisits Mariko Mori’s critique of gender roles in Japan

 

Dispatches

Aaron Peck on the future of Vancouver as an artist’s city

 

Backstory

Iva Dixit on Ketaki Sheth’s candid portraits of Indian film stars at work

 

Curriculum

Jack Pierson on Martin Scorsese, Bobbi Boyle, and a history of homoerotic photography

 

Studio Visit

Jordan Stein speaks with Jim Goldberg about his magnum opus

 

Words

For So Many Years When I Close My Eyes

A mother’s search for her lost son inspires Billy H.C. Kwok’s new work

Ken Chen

 

We See It All

Christopher Gregory-Rivera’s investigation into the surveillance of Puerto Rican activists

Yxta Maya Murray

 

Moonsongs for Earth

Prasiit Sthapit delves into the role of music in Nepal’s Maoist revolution

Muna Gurung

 

Fighting Times

How Alice Proujansky came to terms with her parents’ radical past

Piper French

 

Pictures

The Country

Through vivid landscapes and portraits, Lindokuhle Sobekwa maps a family tree in South Africa

Kwanele Sosibo

 

Searching for Cayenne

Cédrine Scheidig asks where the history of the Caribbean begins and ends

Kaelen Wilson-Goldie

 

The “Good” Change

Agata Szymanska-Medina exposes the forces repressing Polish democracy

Camila McHugh

 

The Right to a Memory

In Algeria, Abdo Shanan builds an archive about ordinary citizens

Tausif Noor

 

Descendants

Naomieh Jovin tells an intergenerational family story, from Haiti to the United States

Edwidge Danticat

 

Back

The PhotoBook Review

A tour of Ari Marcopoulos’s personal library, Simon Wu on Pati Hill’s shape-shifting xerography, and reviews of photobooks by Hans Wilschut, Lin Zhipeng, David Wojnarowicz, Aaron Turner, and RaMell Ross

 

Endnote

Six questions for Patrick Radden Keefe

 

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Aperture magazine, founded in 1952 and based in New York City, is an international quarterly journal specializing in photography. It features photographs by established and emerging photographers, as well as artists experimenting with photo related media. Each issue is usually themed and includes writings by critics, scholars, photography practitioners, and others involved in the field of photography.

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