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  • About the Paris Photo – Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Initiated in November 2012 by Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo, the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards celebrate the photobook’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography, with three major categories: First PhotoBook, PhotoBook of the Year, and Photography Catalogue of the Year. What winners receive The First PhotoBook Prize A $10,000 prize will be awarded to the photographer(s)/artist(s) whose first…
  • “Picturing Addiction” is a part of the Confounding Expectations lecture series, which is presented by Aperture Foundation, the Vera List Center at The New School, and the Photography Program of Parsons School of Design at The New School. As the current opioid crisis continues to make national headlines, this panel brings together three photographers who are finding new ways of depicting addiction: Nina Berman‘s decades-long project looking at the trauma of addiction and the healing potent…
  • “Picturing Addiction” is a part of the Confounding Expectations lecture series, which is presented by Aperture Foundation, the Vera List Center at The New School, and the Photography Program of Parsons School of Design at The New School. As the current opioid crisis continues to make national headlines, this panel brings together three photographers who are finding new ways of depicting addiction: Nina Berman‘s decades-long project looking at the trauma of addiction and the healing potent…
  •     The Aperture Summer Open is an annual open-submission exhibition at Aperture Foundation’s gallery in New York, featuring a wide variety of work by photographers from around the world. The exhibition opens the doors of the foundation to photographers of all ages, at all points in their careers, as we seek to promote new ideas and talent. The theme of the 2018 Aperture Summer Open is The Way We Live Now. The curators seek new bodies of work by photographers defining a moment of rapid chang…
  • ///EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT\\\  Register before August 8 and receive at 10% discount. Students and Aperture Members at the Friend level and above will receive an additional 10% discount.  Join Shelby Lee Adams for a three-day intensive workshop that will explore the psychological, emotional, and technical aspects of portraiture, with special emphasis on photographing people in their environments. Students will learn how to approach people with confidence as well as how to light environm…
  • Join photographer Jason Fulford for a five-day workshop that is about discovering creative potential through unlikely avenues. Half of the time will be spent Aperture headquarters doing physical and mental exercises, while the other half will be spent out and about, visiting some of the city’s offbeat repositories of inspiration. Some topics that will be discussed: Order from Chaos, Surrealist Games, Psychogeography, Impracticality, In Praise of Idleness, Where Function Ends and Play Begins, …
  • “I always call him ‘the genius of light’. He puts all of the lighting scenes together. He thinks differently than everyone else I know. He just responds to light. It’s remarkable.” —Gregory Crewdson on Rick Sands Join master illuminator Rick Sands for “Breaking the Light Barrier,” a workshop for photographers who would like to improve their understanding of lighting—from conceptualization through execution. For nearly fifteen years, Sands has created elaborate lighting for t…
  • In July 2015, Aperture Foundation will host its second open-submission exhibition for which all image-makers are eligible. The theme for this year’s Summer Open is Black Mirror and will be curated by Michael Famighetti, editor of Aperture magazine. Do we live in a world wilder than science fiction? The title of the 2015 Aperture Summer Open borrows its name from the British television series Black Mirror, which imagines a dystopian near-future—a Twilight Zone for the age of the smartphone. T…
  • 2015 Aperture Summer Open: Black Mirror   ENTRY DETAILS In July 2015, Aperture Foundation will host its second open-submission exhibition for which all image-makers are eligible. The theme for this year’s Summer Open is Black Mirror and will be curated by Michael Famighetti, editor of Aperture magazine.   DEADLINE AND TIMEFRAME /// Entries for the 2015 Aperture Summer Open will be accepted from Monday, February 9, 2015, until Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at 12:00 noon eastern time. /// Absolute…