Graciela Iturbide on Dreams, Symbols, and Imagination
In this volume of The Photography Workshop Series, Graciela Iturbide—known for her portraits and landscapes imbued with poetic ambiguity and documentary truth—explores photographing in ways that employ a deeply personal vision, while also reflecting subjects’ rich cultural backgrounds. Aperture works with the world’s top photographers to distill their creative approaches, teachings, and insights on photography—offering…
Graciela Iturbide (born in Mexico City, 1942), best known for her powerful photographs of Mexico, is one of the most celebrated and prolific figures in photography. Her work is collected in museums around the world, including the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Tate Modern, London; and Centre Pompidou, Paris. She has published several monographs, including Images of the Spirit (Aperture, 1996), Eyes to Fly With (2006), and Graciela Iturbide’s Mexico (2019). She has won the prestigious Hasselblad Award, as well as the Cornell Capa Lifetime Achievement Award.
Alfonso Morales Carrillo is a writer, curator, and editor, known for his work organizing and researching photographic archives. He has written numerous articles and essays on photography in Mexico and coordinated national and international exhibitions on a wide range of topics related to Mexican popular culture, from circus to cinema. He graduated from Facultad de Ciencias Políticas y Sociales and Centro Universitario de Estudios Cinematográficos at Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, and is a founding member of the Centro de Información Gráfica at Archivo General de la Nación, Mexico City.
Mauricio Maillé has developed audiovisual projects in photography and cinema for museums, public spaces, editorial publications, and digital platforms for twenty-five years. He has worked as an organizer, curator, editor, and exhibition designer; he has also served as director of visual arts at Fundación Televisa, where he designed more than fifty exhibitions and collaborated in the creation of new museums and cultural spaces.
Format: Paperback / softback
Number of pages: 128
Number of images: 60
Publication date: 2022-09-20
Measurements: 7.5 x 10 x 0.5 inches