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The Way We Live Now: Aperture Summer Open 2018

Up through August 24, 2018

Aperture Foundation 

547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor
New York, N.Y. 10001

 

How do photographs express a moment of rapid change in society, politics, beauty, and self-expression? Selected from more than one thousand submissions, the 2018 Aperture Summer Open, The Way We Live Now, features eighteen artists and photographers seeking to reckon with the currents and contradictions of life in the twenty-first century. Among the works are powerful chronicles of the crises of opioid addiction and mass incarceration; multilayered portrayals of Latinx, Native American, and queer communities; sweeping accounts of the built environment from Israel to China; and prismatic meditations on African American and diasporic culture, gender, and fashion. Together, the artists in the Summer Open are gathering evidence about how we define images and how images define our lives.

Curated by Siobhán Bohnacker, senior photo editor, the New YorkerBrendan Embser, managing editor, Aperture magazine; Marvin Orellana, photo editor, New York magazine; and Antwaun Sargent, independent writer and critic.

 

image: Three Women, 2018

 

 

Musee Magazine, Exhibition Review: Aperture Summer Open 2018

 

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Unbecoming at LTD los angeles

Up through September 15, 2018

LTD los angeles

1119 S. La Brea Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90019
+1.323.378.6842
Tuesday - Saturday | 11a - 6p

 

image: video still from Grab, Thrust, Role, 2018

 

 

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