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What is a Feminist Photobook?

Feminism

What is a Feminist Photobook?

Aperture - Carmen Winant, the guest editor of the latest issue of The PhotoBook Review, is an alchemist when it comes to books—her practice as an artist is one of creation and transformation, an Ouroborus in which printed material is both created and destroyed. In the following conversation, I am joined by my colleague and contributing editor Brendan Embser, who has worked closely with Winant on other projects for Aperture. We spoke to her by phone as this particular issue developed, to talk about how her thoughts about bookmaking have been informed by her deeply held commitment to feminism and a critical approach to the depiction of women via the photographic image.—Lesley A. Martin

Carmen Winant on feminism, photobooks, and the radical gestures of world-building. Brendan Embser: Carmen, two years ago, you and I were at a …

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