Aperture Magazine 239 - 1

Aperture #239

Ballads

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Few works have impacted the world of photography like Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency. This summer, Aperture returns to this iconic work with “Ballads,” tracing the dynamic resonances of Goldin’s images and activism across photography, film, and contemporary culture.

Front

Agenda
Marion Palfi, Trevor Paglen, Photo | Brut, Working Together

Redux
Brian... ​​Read More

Few works have impacted the world of photography like Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency. This summer, Aperture returns to this iconic work with “Ballads,” tracing the dynamic resonances of Goldin’s images and activism across photography, film, and contemporary culture.

Front

Agenda
Marion Palfi, Trevor Paglen, Photo | Brut, Working Together

Redux
Brian Wallis on Leonard Freed and the New York police

Day Jobs
Nicole Acheampong on Ming Smith as a beauty model

Viewfinder
Eva Díaz on women’s hands and the labor of editing


Words

Editors’ Note: Ballads

The Ballad of Nan Goldin
A Conversation with Darryl Pinckney

The Original Ballad
Marvin Heiferman in Conversation with Elle Pérez

Speeding Along the Edge
by Evan Moffitt

The Evocative Years
by Alistair O’Neill

A Fold in Time
by Olivia Laing

Out of Sheer Rage
by Lauren O’Neill-Butler

A World Without Men
by Moeko Fujii

Film Studies
by Rebecca Bengal

Surface Tension
by Lou Stoppard

Pictures

Robert Adams
Introduction by Pico Iyer

Ed Panar
Introduction by David Campany

Alejandro Cartagena
Introduction by Yxta Maya Murray

Fumi Ishino
Introduction by Moeko Fujii

Seher Shah & Randhir Singh
Introduction by Olivia Laing

Mauro Restiffe
Introduction by Lauren Elkin

Ezra Stoller
Introduction by Mimi Zeiger

Pictures

Feast for My Eyes
A pantheon of influences by Nan Goldin

Pablo Bartholomew
Introduction by Skye Arundhati Thomas

Sunny Suits
Introduction by Jesse Dorris

Daragh Soden
Introduction by Colin Barrett

Liz Johnson Artur
Introduction by Kareem Reid

Abdul Kircher
Introduction by Lovia Gyarkye

Clifford Prince King
Introduction by Marjon Carlos

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Introduction by Xuan Juliana Wang

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Object Lessons
David Wojnarowicz’s One Day This Kid, 1990


Aperture is a not-for-profit foundation, connecting the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other—in print, in person, and online.

22 x 30 cm
Softcover
136 pages
Summer 2020
English
ISBN 978-1-5971148-3-7
Last Copy!
Aperture is a not-for-profit foundation, connecting the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other—in print, in person, and online.