Wolfgang Tillmans guest edits Aperture’s “Spirituality” issue, which features contributions by artists, scientists, and writers who examine the different ways photography has been used to represent humanity’s longing for spiritual connection and solidarity.
Agenda: Exhibitions to See
Gauri Gill, Dawoud Bey, Ursula Schulz-Dornburg, Because the Night
Lucy Gallun on Tosh Matsumoto
Sean L. Malin on John Pilson’s Trumpian Collages
By Roe Ethridge
Freedom Rally, 1962
What is Spirituality?
Can we live intelligently if we are bound by beliefs?
By Jiddu Krishnamurti
Spirituality Is Solidarity
A philosopher and an artist grapple with ideas of faith and freedom
Wolfgang Tillmans and Martin Hägglund in Conversation
Looking for Transcendence
Photography’s quest to portray the ineffable
By David Campany
Seeing the Unseeable
How scientists made the first-ever image of a black hole
Peter Gailson in Conversation with Elizabeth Kessler
The Darkness and the Light
Santu Mofokeng’s vision of ritual and landscape in South Africa
By Sean O’Toole
Introduction by Ian Bourland
Introduction by Lynne Tillman
Project: Are photographs words?
Introduction by Sheryl Garratt
Protest: A Portfolio
Introduction by Siddhartha Mitter
Solidarity Is Spirituality
A Conversation between Mary Manning and Olivia Laing
Introduction by Haleh Anvari
Introduction by Chanon Kenji Praepipatmongkol