Events

An Evening with Chris Buck and his ‘Uneasy’ Photos

Wednesday, May 17, 5:30pm
Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, 547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, New York

Admission: RSVP here by Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm

Chris Buck has created a unique space within the world of celebrity portraiture for three decades. His charming, odd, and captivating photos from 1986 to 2016 have now been compiled in a cohesive collection entitled Uneasy, which he will be signing before and after the event.

Wednesday, May 17, 6:30pm
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, 515 Malcolm X Boulevard (135th St and Malcolm X Blvd), New York, 10037
Admission: Free, booking required

A conversation on James Baldwin and the influence of The Fire Next Time with literary guests and photographer Steven Schapiro, moderated by Kevin Young, Director of the Schomburg. This program is presented in celebration of the Schomburg’s recent acquisition of James Baldwin papers and in collaboration with TASCHEN Books’ release of a new letterpress edition of James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time, with photographs by Schapiro. A book signing will follow.

 Photographs Auctions

Thursday, May 18 & Friday 19, May
Heritage Auctions, 445 Park Avenue, New York

Heritage Auctions is the largest collectibles auctioneer and third largest auction house in the world, as well as the largest auction house founded in the US.

‘Stories We Tell’ Testimonial Writing Workshop

Saturday, May 20 & Sunday, May 21, 11am – 5:00pm
New York Film Academy, 17 Battery Place, 1st Floor Theatre, New York 10004

During ‘The Stories We Tell’, The Voices and Faces Project’s two-day testimonial writing workshop for survivors of gender-based violence and other human rights violations, participants read and discuss world- changing testimonial writing across social justice movements, while taking part in a series of innovative writing exercises.

Sunday Salon: Peter van Agtmael

Sunday, May 21, 5:00 – 7:00pm
The Alice Austen House, 2 Hylan Boulevard, Staten Island, New York

Admission: $15 / $12 museum members

Get up close and personal with NYC’s great street photographers in this new series of talks led by the museum’s curator, Paul Moakley. Photographers will discuss their work, process, and hold an informal conversation about using the street as an open studio.

Rowan Renee Reception and Panel Discussion

Tuesday, May 23, 6:00pm
Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, 547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, New York

Admission: Free, booking required

The goal is to open up avenues for personal and cultural healing through art-making by addressing individual experiences of trauma that are connected to social stigma and taboo.

Wednesday, May 24, 7:00pm
ICP School, 1114 Ave of the Americas, New York

Admission: Free, booking required

Photographer and visual journalist Brian Palmer shares his views on today’s American political moment within a global context.

Aperture On Sight: Teaching Visual Literacy through Photography

Saturday, June 03, 11am – 3:00pm
Aperture Gallery and Bookstore, 547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, New York

Admission: Free

This exhibition features photographs and photobooks made by students of Aperture’s 2016/17 visual literacy program, Aperture On Sight.