The winter issue of Aperture (issue 193) features:
• A Magazine in the Making
Peter C. Bunnell revisits the first issue of Aperture on the hundredth anniversary of the birth of the magazine's founding editor, Minor White.
• Susan Meiselas: Nicaragua
John Berger considers Meiselas's powerful project on Nicaragua's civil war in the 1970s.
• The Author As Photographer: Early Soviet Writers and the Camera
Erika Wolf examines authors who tried their hands at photography in the post-revolution Soviet Union.
• Phillip Toledano: Phonesex
Portraits of behind-the-scenes workers who make a living with their voices.
• Richard Misrach: Untitled
A selection from Misrach's newest body of work, plus a bonus poster included in all subscriber issues!
• Deep in the Archive
An exploration of photography that engages the concept of the archive, by Ulrich Baer.
• Guy Tillim: Things As They Seem
Joanna Lehan interviews Tillim, whose photographs document colonial-era architecture and decay throughout Africa.
• On the Edge of Clear Meaning: Reconsidering the Work of John Wood
David Levi Strauss explores how Wood's photographs and photo-based multimedia works tackle politics with poetry.
• Disappearing Giants
Michael "Nick" Nichols, the veteran wildlife photographer, tracks endangered elephants in Chad and Kenya.
PLUS: Exhibition reviews from London, New York, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, and Tokyo