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Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 days ago

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  • Behind the Barricades

    Student protests shook late-1960s Japan. Hitomi Watanabe bore witness from inside the movement.The post Behind the Barricades appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 days ago

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

New blog articles detected

  • Black and White America

    The civil rights-era photographs of Louis Draper and Leonard Freed shed light on the complex lives of African Americans.The post Black and White America appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

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  • The Provoke Moment

    In the first of an ongoing series of interviews about Japanese photography with Tsuyoshi Ito, Curator Simon Baker discusses the radical new vision of the 1960s.The post The Provoke Moment appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

New blog articles detected

  • Recap of Connect Member Meetup with Wardell Milan

    On February 28, Aperture Connect Members came together at the studio of visual artist Wardell Milan for their first meetup of 2017. Milan discussed his portfolio, which includes work created in a range of mediums—such as collage, painting, mixed media, video, and photography—and explores themes of identity. Milan’s photographs capture three-dimensional, semi-biographical dioramic scenes that visua...

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

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  • Full Color Feminism

    A former Riot Girrl, Becca Albee’s photography unpacks the politics of color.The post Full Color Feminism appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Visions of Unity: Six Visual Protests

    From coalitions to exhibitions, here's how artists and institutions are making their voices heard.The post Visions of Unity: Six Visual Protests appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Recap of Aperture’s Patron Weekend in San Francisco

    An homage to the city that launched the first issue of Aperture magazine in 1952.The post Recap of Aperture’s Patron Weekend in San Francisco appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • America’s Destiny in Pictures

    What is the role of the photographer in our new political order? Seven visionaries respond.The post America’s Destiny in Pictures appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

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  • Along the Route of Fidel’s Funeral

    When Fidel Castro died in December, photographer Noah Friedman-Rudovsky followed the final journey of Cuba's commandante.The post Along the Route of Fidel’s Funeral appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Exhibition

    A student photo exhibition can be a rewarding public culmination for your Aperture On Sight students The execution doesn’t need to be complicated. Here are a few options: A slideshow of a selection of the class’s photographs, set to appropriate music or accompanied by live or recorded student narration explaining what the class has done. Project each image for about four seconds: long enough to un...

  • Resources

    The resources below are provided as additional information for teachers: “What’s going on in this picture?”: How to use visual thinking strategies in the classroom. More information about Aperture On Site at Your Site! Suggested photobooks for your library. Sample: Letter to a Visiting Editor. Blurb: Tips and tutorials. Telephone Game: A fun activity for the classroom from the book Go Photo (Apert...

  • Workbook

    The post Workbook appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Lesson 20

    In the last lesson of the program, students finalize their digital books and participate in a group critique, sharing honest and kind feedback about one another’s projects. Students will now know how to create a photobook, from concept to practice, along with the basic skills needed to use an online publishing program.The post Lesson 20 appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Lesson 19

    In lesson nineteen, students use online bookmaking software to bring their projects to life. Using their book dummies as a guide, students learn to use online tools to create digital versions of their books. Students also have time to write artist statements and captions for their images.The post Lesson 19 appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Lesson 18

    Lesson eighteen introduces students to the different caption forms that can accompany images, including picture titles, narrative captions, additive captions, and text. Using blank book dummies, students have the opportunity to place their images, along with written text, in the sequence they created in the previous lesson. This process encourages students to think about their photographs in book ...

  • Lesson 17

    In lesson seventeen, teachers are asked to invite a guest editor—an artist, a photo editor from a magazine or nearby newspaper, a local professional photographer— to the class. The guest editor will give a presentation on book sequencing, share their favorite photobooks, and discuss how the order of photographs can affect their meaning. With the help of the guest editor, students will use printout...

  • Sex Wars Revisited

    An early platform for lesbian photography, On Our Backs was instrumental in shaping a culture of desire.The post Sex Wars Revisited appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Lesson 16

    In lesson sixteen, students are asked to consider context and audience, and how these two elements impact meaning. Gordon Parks’s first photo-essay featured in Life magazine serves as a prime example of how sequencing and context influence the meaning of photographs. Using printouts of Parks’s images, students make editing choices based on what story they want the images to tell. This activity encou...

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

New blog articles detected

  • Valérie Belin’s Uncanny Visions

    The French artist's most recent work explores the dark side of pop culture and beauty.The post Valérie Belin’s Uncanny Visions appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Learning to See: Photography at Black Mountain College

    How a small, liberal-arts college became a birthplace of modern photography.The post Learning to See: Photography at Black Mountain College appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

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  • Robert Cumming Invents the Photograph

    Constructing sets that look functional but are intentionally useless, an artist parodies the seamless illusion of images.The post Robert Cumming Invents the Photograph appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Erotic Voyeurs of Japanese Photography

    Three celebrated photographers push the limits of sexuality and surveillance.The post Erotic Voyeurs of Japanese Photography appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Redefining the Image of Black Masculinity

    In photographs, our readers reimagine society's portrayal of black men and boys.The post Redefining the Image of Black Masculinity appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • After the Avant-Garde

    How has feminist photography changed since the 1970s?The post After the Avant-Garde appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

New blog articles detected

  • Lesson 3

    The first lesson, Hello Photography, introduces students to Aperture On Sight and gets them started working with a camera through a simple photo scovenger hunt. Working in pairs or teams, students learn basic camera core and handing as well as how to pre-conceptualize a subject while remaining open to visual discoveries.The post Lesson 3 appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Lesson 2

    The first lesson, Hello Photography, introduces students to Aperture On Sight and gets them started working with a camera through a simple photo scovenger hunt. Working in pairs or teams, students learn basic camera core and handing as well as how to pre-conceptualize a subject while remaining open to visual discoveries.The post Lesson 2 appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Lesson 1

    The first lesson, Hello Photography, introduces students to Aperture On Sight and gets them started working with a camera through a simple photo scovenger hunt. Working in pairs or teams, students learn basic camera core and handing as well as how to pre-conceptualize a subject while remaining open to visual discoveries.The post Lesson 1 appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • The Revolution Will Be Live-streamed

    Amid the overwhelming barrage of news and ideas online, can an image change anything? The post The Revolution Will Be Live-streamed appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • 5 Exhibitions to See in February

    From protest images to the poetics of architecture, here are this winter's must-see photography exhibitions in New York.The post 5 Exhibitions to See in February appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Lesson 5

    The first lesson, Hello Photography, introduces students to Aperture On Sight and gets them started working with a camera through a simple photo scovenger hunt. Working in pairs or teams, students learn basic camera core and handing as well as how to pre-conceptualize a subject while remaining open to visual discoveries.The post Lesson 5 appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Lesson 4

    The first lesson, Hello Photography, introduces students to Aperture On Sight and gets them started working with a camera through a simple photo scovenger hunt. Working in pairs or teams, students learn basic camera core and handing as well as how to pre-conceptualize a subject while remaining open to visual discoveries.The post Lesson 4 appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

New blog articles detected

  • Beyond the Wall

    Is the U.S.-Mexico border a political calculation or a humanitarian crisis?The post Beyond the Wall appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • The Ready-made Dream No One Believes In

    In Europe and the United States, Stéphane Duroy charts the course of "big" history.The post The Ready-made Dream No One Believes In appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Work, Politics, Survival

    Jo Spence rejected categorizing labels of her work and practice and preferred to wander.The post Work, Politics, Survival appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Roe Ethridge is a Good Southern Boy

    The influential photographer, who once worked for JCPenney's, riffs on nostalgic Americana.The post Roe Ethridge is a Good Southern Boy appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Command the Gaze

    A girl-powered social media movement becomes an interactive exhibition.The post Command the Gaze appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Meet the Press

    At the Getty, photography holds up a mirror to the media.The post Meet the Press appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Shattering the Gold Ceiling

    Marilyn Minter brings her brand of glittery feminism to the Brooklyn Museum.The post Shattering the Gold Ceiling appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Picturing Dissent: 50 Years of Protest Photographs

    What role have images played in our collective memory of protest? The post Picturing Dissent: 50 Years of Protest Photographs appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Jason Fulford: CHANCE

    Order from Chaos; Surrealist Games; Psychogeography; Impracticality; In Praise of Idleness; Where Function Ends and Play Begins; Dumpster Diving; Keeping It Weird, Photographer as Editor, Scavenger, Author, Comedian, Critic & Wanderer; Maximum Effort for Minimum Result. In a rigorous two-day workshop, filled with physical and mental exercises, you and Jason Fulford will explore various ways that C...

  • The Renegade Video Artist

    In the late 1970s, Mary Lucier pointed her camera at the sun and broke the rules of a new medium.The post The Renegade Video Artist appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • 5 Photography Exhibitions to See This Fall

    From modern dance to postwar portraits, here are this fall's must-see exhibitions in New York. The post 5 Photography Exhibitions to See This Fall appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Bruce Conner’s Rebellion

    In film and photography, the genre-defying artist confronted American life in the Atomic Age.The post Bruce Conner’s Rebellion appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Dispatches: Cairo

    On the rooftops of Egypt’s capital, photographers reclaim the urban landscape.The post Dispatches: Cairo appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • A New Grammar for Blackness

    Award-winning poet Claudia Rankine reflects on the intricate drawings of Toyin Ojih Odutola.The post A New Grammar for Blackness appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

New blog articles detected

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

New blog articles detected

  • Jason Fulford Can’t Be Contained

    The inventive photographer and publisher speaks about his latest book project.The post Jason Fulford Can’t Be Contained appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Viral Images Ignite Calls for Social Change

    An exhibition at the Bronx Documentary Center considers the impact of citizen journalism.The post Viral Images Ignite Calls for Social Change appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • Alex Webb’s La Calle Gives Voice to Mexico’s Streets

    Webb's "La Calle" captures the intense color, cultural tension, and mystery of Mexico's streetsThe post Alex Webb’s La Calle Gives Voice to Mexico’s Streets appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • In Amsterdam, Predicting the Future of Photography

    Emilia van Lynden previews the Unseen Photo Festival, opening September 16.The post In Amsterdam, Predicting the Future of Photography appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

  • No System

    On the road with Vinca Petersen, who chronicled the raves, free parties, and traveling sound systems of ’90s-era Europe.The post No System appeared first on Aperture Foundation NY.

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

Aperture Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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