Issue 237: “Spirituality”

Issue 237: “Spirituality”

Aperture Magazine

Cover, Aperture winter 2019.

December 10, 2019
Issue 237: “Spirituality”
Winter 2019
December 10, 2019
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Wolfgang Tillmans guest edits the new issue of Aperture magazine, “Spirituality,” which features contributions by artists, scientists, and writers who examine the different ways photography has been used to represent humanity’s longing for spiritual connection and solidarity.

In the issue:

“What is Spirituality?”
Can we live intelligently if we are bound by beliefs?
By Jiddu Krishnamurti

“Spirituality Is Solidarity”
A philosopher and an artist grapple with ideas of faith and freedom
Wolfgang Tillmans and Martin Hägglund in Conversation

“Looking for Transcendence”
Photography’s quest to portray the ineffable
By David Campany

“Seeing the Unseeable”
How scientists made the first-ever image of a black hole
Peter Gailson in Conversation with Elizabeth Kessler

“The Darkness and the Light”
Santu Mofokeng’s visions of ritual and landscape in South Africa
By Sean O’Toole

Minor White
Introduction by Ian Bourland

Susan Hiller
Introduction by Lynne Tillman

Wolfgang Tillmans
Project: Are photographs words?

Dave Swindells
Introduction by Sheryl Garratt

Protest: A Portfolio
Introduction by Siddhartha Mitter

Solidarity Is Spirituality
A Conversation between Mary Manning and Olivia Laing

Mare Nero
Introduction by Haleh Anvari

Harit Srikhao
Introduction by Chanon Kenji Praepipatmongkol

Plus—Lucy Gallun on Tosh Matsumoto, Sean L. Malin on John Pilson’s Trumpian collages, and a curriculum by Roe Ethridge.

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Generous support for the “Spirituality” issue of Aperture magazine is provided by the MurthyNAYAK Foundation.

Significant support for Aperture magazine is provided by The Kanakia Foundation. Further generous support is provided, in part, by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

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