Mexico City

The fall 2019 issue of Aperture illuminates the diverse image culture in North America’s largest metropolis and the ways Mexican photographers are pushing new visions in the medium.

Agenda: Exhibitions to See
Alinka Echeverria, Duane Michals, Jan Groover, Shot in Soho

Garth Greenwell on Mark McKnight

Brian Wallis on Richard Faverty’s On Strike: Shut It Down, 1969

By Max Pinckers

Object Lessons
Horacio Fernández on Made in Latin America, 1981

Graciela Iturbide: Dreams & Visions
The life and work of Latin America’s most revered photographer
A Conversation with Ramón Reverté

Spiral City
How a group of young artists transformed Mexico City in the 1990s
By Kit Hammonds

Mexico and the Photobook
From Manuel Álvarez Bravo to Alejandro Cartagena, the legacy of images in print
Pablo Ortiz Monasterio and Horacio Fernández in Conversation

The Shadow and the Flash
A visionary conceptual photographer on the art of the family archive
Iñaki Bonillas in Conversation with Iván Ruiz

Members Only
Looking back at Mexico City’s photo clubs
By Sarah Hermanson Meister

Posing Defiance
Outlaws and gender nonconformists in a midcentury police archive
By Alfonso Morales Carrillo

A History of Violence
How can women photographers represent Mexico’s disappeared?
Maya Goded and Mayra Martell in Conversation with Marcela Turati

Pablo López Luz
Introduction by Álvaro Enrigue

Miquel Calderón
Introduction by María Virginia Jaua

Gabriel Orozco
Introduction by María Minera

Lake Verea
Introduction by Alejandro Hernández Gálvez

Melba Arellano
Introduction by Mario Ballesteros

The J. L. Venegas Archive
Introduction by Yvonne Venegas

Sonia Madrigal
Introduction by Yxta Maya Murray

Jesús León
Introduction by Daniel Saldaña París

Tania Franco Klein
Introduction by Chloe Aridjis

Related items