Ralls Painting Studio
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Aaron Schuman is an American photographer, editor, writer, and curator based in the United Kingdom. After having assisted various photographers -- most notably Annie Leibovitz and Wolfgang Tillmans -- Schuman has pursued a standalone career since 2002.
His photographic work is exhibited internationally -- most recently at Flowers Gallery (London), as part of the exhibition Uncommon Ground (July 2012) -- and he regularly contributes both photography and photo-related articles, essays, and interviews to a wide range of publications, including Aperture, Foam, ArtReview, Modern Painters, Photoworks, Hotshoe International, British Journal of Photography, Dazed&Confused, Time and more.
Schuman has also published writings in a number of recently released books, including Pieter Hugo: This Must Be the Place (Prestel, 2012), Photographs Not Taken (Daylight, 2012), The Photograph as Contemporary Art (Melinda Gibson, 2012) and C Photo: Observed (Ivory Press, 2013).
Additionally, Schuman has curated several exhibitions in recent years, including Whatever Was Splendid: New American Photographs (2010 Fotofest Biennial), Other I: Alec Soth, Wassink Lundgren, Viviane Sassen (Hotshoe Gallery, London, 2011), and In Appropriation: Broomberg & Chanarin, Melinda Gibson, Seba Kurtis, Esther Teichmann, Michael Wolf (Houston Center of Photography, 2012).
Schuman is a senior lecturer in photography at the University of Brighton and the Arts University Bournemouth. He is also the director and editor of the online photography journal, SeeSaw Magazine, which he founded in 2004.
He received a BFA in Photography and History of Art from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts in 1999, and an M.A. in Humanities and Cultural Studies from the University of London’s London Consortium in 2003.