Aperture 1/1 Benefit and Auction
Monday, October 28th, 2013
6:30 pm VIP Preview
7:00 pm General admission
A one-of-a-kind party featuring unique performances and 1/1 commissioned works in support of Aperture Foundation’s education and visual-literacy programming, featuring: ALBERT HAMMOND, JR. performing songs from his new EP, AHJ; video installation created for Aperture by Trollback + Co., a live auction of commissioned 1/1 photographs by Zoe Crosher, Pieter Hugo, Duane Michals, Erwin Olaf, Mickalene Thomas, and more; plus Aperture’s Instagram silent auction, curated by Kathy Ryan, director of photography at the New York Times Magazine, including works by Michael Avedon, Tierney Gearon, Daniel Gordon, Andrew Hetherington, Sally Mann, Patrick McMullan, Vik Muniz, Alex Prager, Stephen Shore, Alec Soth, Tilda Swinton, Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, Massimo Vitali, and many more.
The Aperture 1/1 Benefit and Auction is made possible by presenting sponsor Hasselblad, and in-kind support from Espolòn Tequila, Cakebread Cellars, SingleCut Beersmiths, Canard, Inc., Artspace, Patrick McMullan Company, LTI Lightside Photographic Services. VIP lounge presented in partnership with Hôtel Americano, featuring tastings by chef Joseph Buenconsejo
555 W 18th St at
11th Avenue, New York