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Aperture #240

Aperture #240

9.25x12", perfect-bound, 137p, glossy


Fall 2020 Issue.


This fall, as debates around nationalism and borders in North America reach a fever pitch, Aperture magazine releases “Native America,” a special issue about photography and Indigenous lives, guest edited by the artist Wendy Red Star.




Marjon Carlos on Dannielle Bowman and the shadows of history


Day Jobs

Jesse Dorris on Duane Michals’s formative trip to Russia



Ekow Eshun on photographs that imagine the fantasies of whiteness



by John Edmonds



Object Lessons

Nicole Acheampong on Dorothy Trujillo’s Tourist with a Camera, 1978



People of the Earth

Images, ancestors, and archives

Wendy Red Star in Conversation

with Emily Moazami


To Walk in Both Worlds

The portraiture of Richard Throssel and Horace Poolaw

by Rebecca Bengal


Family Days: Three Reflections


The Picture

by Natalie Diaz


Quarantine Album

by Tommy Pico


The Sky and the Spruce

by David Treuer


Kimowan Metchewais: A Kind of Prayer

Language, landscape, and the search for visual sovereignty

by Christopher Green


The Lure of Foraging

Jacqueline Cleveland’s chronicle of Native survivance in western Alaska

by Eve Díaz


The Indigenous Gaze

How has Inuit culture shaped cinema?

by Julian Brave NoiseCat


History Is Present

Alan Michelson evokes a continent’s unfinished stories

A Conversation with Chrissie Iles


All of My Relations

In Rebecca Belmore’s performances, the lives of First Nations women

A Conversation with Wanda Nanibush



Duane Linklater

Introduction by Eungie Joo


Martine Gutierrez

Introduction by Nadiah Rivera Fellah


Marianne Nicolson

Introduction by Miranda Belarde-Lewis


Krista Belle Stewart

Introduction by Philip J. Deloria


Karen Miranda Rivadeneira

Introduction by Yxta Maya Murray


Guadalupe Maravilla

Introduction by Carribean Fragoza


Wendy Red Star

Introduction by Julia Bryan-Wilson