Brendan Wattenberg

Brendan Wattenberg

Brendan Wattenberg is the managing editor of Aperture magazine and is the former director of exhibitions at The Walther Collection in New York. He has contributed essays and interviews to NKA: Journal of Contemporary African Art, Another Africa, Contemporary And, and Aperture’s PhotoBook Review, and is the editor of the photobooks “François-Xavier Gbré: The Past is a Foreign Country” and “Samuel Fosso: The Spectacle of the Body”. Wattenberg holds a BA in English from Haverford College and an MA in Africana Studies from New York University. He has served on the jury for the Addis Foto Fest in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (2016) and the Changjiang International Photography and Video Art Biennale in Chongqing, China (2017).

Archive Sessions and Events Featuring Brendan Wattenberg

Sep 152017

A Conversation with Deb Willis & Brendan Wattenberg

In this conversation, Deborah Willis speaks with Brendan Wattenberg, managing editor of Aperture Magazine, about the iconic images central to Willis’s career, tracing themes of representation and beauty in historic archives, photojournalism, fashion, and fine art photography from the nineteenth century to the present.

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