Blog/Updates

  1. Collaborative Conversations: Aaron Turner and Sonja Thomsen

    09 Apr 2021
    Artists Sonja Thomsen and Aaron Turner discuss the role of light in their practice; their conversation on a new nothing; their respective shows at The Suburban and Light Work; as well as celebrate their new publications.

  2. Q&A w/ BASEMENT

    08 Apr 2021
    Q&A with BASEMENT Curators

  3. Recent Acquisition & Interview | The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center

    08 Apr 2021
    Aaron Turner: An Interview by Jessica D. Brier, Ph.D., Deknatel Curatorial Fellow in Photography Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College  The Ongoing Moment: Recent Acquisitions of Photography at the Loeb March 13 - June 27, 2021

  4. Smithsonian Magazine Cover & Opening Illustrations | April 2021 Issue | Tulsa 1921

    23 Mar 2021
    Smithsonian Magazine Cover & Opening Illustrations | April 2021 Issue | Tulsa 1921 THE PROMISE OF OKLAHOMA, How the push for statehood led a beacon of racial progress to oppression and violence BY VICTOR LUCKERSON AMERICAN TERROR, A century ago in Tulsa, a murderous mob attacked the most prosperous black…

  5. Commission: The Atlantic Cover, March 2021 Issue

    28 Feb 2021
    The Atlantic, March 2021 Cover Thank you Christine Walsh , Luise Stauss, and Emily Jan for this opportunity!  Stories of Slavery, From Those Who Survived It The Federal Writers’ Project narratives provide an all-too-rare link to our past. by Clint Smith Photograph by Aaron Turner; archival image from Library of…

  6. Podcast: The Careful Photograph Ep. 2

    28 Feb 2021
    Thank you Tarrah Krajnak for inviting me to be a guest on The Careful Photograph podcast Spotify  In this episode, we sit down with photographer Aaron Turner to discuss The joy of Roquemore #2 from the series Black alchemy: there may still be time left (2020). Aaron Turner’s series Black

  7. Book - TIS03: Black Alchemy: if this one thing is true

    27 Feb 2021
    TIS Books  For TIS03 - the third installment of the TIS multi-artist series - we’ve taken advantage of this eventful time in history to expand beyond the TIS collective and include new friends and fresh outlooks.Social and political upheaval, a tumultuous election, and a crippling pandemic that’s forced the

  8. In conversation w/Sonja Thomsen | Feb 27th, 2021 @ 12CST

    23 Feb 2021
    Saturday, February 27 at 12pm CST  Collaborative Conversations: Sonja Thomsen & Aaron Turner, a visual conversation on anewnothing  https://saic-edu.zoom.us/j/81180780491  YOU WILL FIND IT WHERE IT IS: A READER ©Sonja Thomsen

  9. Interview: F-Stop Magazine

    01 Feb 2021
    Thank you to Christy Karpinski, editor at F-Stop Magazine for the invite to be the featured photographer for their The Constructed Image issue. Also thank you to Cary Benbow, staff writer at F-Stop Magazine for conducting the interview with me. Feature: https://www.fstopmagazine.com/featured.html ; Interview: https://www.fstopmagazine.com/blog/2021/02/interview-with-photographer-aaron-turner/  Interview on Medium: https://medium.com/f-stop-magazine/interview-with-photographer-aaron-turner-bad573cc9964

  10. Commission: New York Times

    01 Feb 2021
    Do We Ask Too Much of Black Heroes? Every year for a month, we celebrate the heroes of Black history. But these stories can obscure how change happens and who gets left behind.  Words by Imani Perry

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