Issue 245: “Latinx”

Issue 245: “Latinx”

Aperture Magazine

Cover: Aperture, winter 2021.

December 8, 2021
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This winter, Aperture magazine presents an issue that celebrates the dynamic visions of Latinx photography throughout the United States.

In the issue:

“Guest Editor’s Note: You Belong Here”
What can photographs tell us about Latinx culture in the United States?
Pilar Tompkins Rivas

“Always in Resistance”
Ken Gonzales-Day on archives that push back against historical erasure
A Conversation with Jesse Alemán

“Making Worlds”
The Latina curators and writers revising the photography canon
Yxta Maya Murray

“Capturing Movimientos”
Images and activism, from New York to Los Angeles
Colin Gunckel

“A Picture of an Artist at Work”
The 1970s-era Conceptual artists who demanded visibility
Chon Noriega

“Glitter for the Fire”
How Reynaldo Rivera chronicled the chaotic glamour of LA nightlife
Christina Catherine Martinez

“The River Remembers Laura Aguilar”
The artists creating a queer lineage
Carribean Fragoza

“The Revolution Will Be…”
Sofía Córdova summons dance and collective action
Eva Díaz

From Louis Carlos Bernal, documents of Mexican American lives
Oscar Cásares

“Youth Culture”
Gregory Bojorquez and the Latinx subcultures of punks and skaters
Joseph Daniel Valencia

Steven Molina Contreras’s portraits between the U.S. and El Salvador
Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

“The Collector”
Vincent Ramos excavates identity in popular culture
Rita Gonzalez

“The Lives of Gabriela Ruiz”
Bibs Moreno’s collaborations with the muse and performance artist
Eva Recinos

“Found in Translation”
Marton Robinson considers the languages of Black Latinx history
Lorgia García-Peña

“1979: Contact Negatives”
Tarrah Krajnak’s spectral encounters between the body and the city
Yasmine Seale

“Dominican Postcards”
Joiri Minaya’s collages unveil the fantasy of tourism
Angie Cruz

“Bridge of Mirrors”
Genesis Báez’s visions of the Puerto Rican diaspora
Nadiah Rivera Fellah

Plus—Brian Sholis on diversity in photography collections, from New Orleans to Toronto; Declan Long on Gilles Peress’s two-thousand-page photobook about Northern Ireland; Tina Campt on Garrett Bradley, Moonlight, and the dance styles of Storyboard P; and six questions for Cheech Marin.

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Significant support of Aperture magazine is provided by The Kanakia Foundation, by Jon Stryker and Slobodan Randjelović, and by Thomas and Susan Dunn. Lead support for the “Latinx” issue of Aperture magazine is provided by the Phillip and Edith Leonian Foundation. Further generous support is provided by the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Aperture Foundation’s programs are made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature.

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