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Amy Elkins Wins 2014 Aperture Portfolio Prize

Posted by on Thursday March 27, 2014 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Photographer Amy Elkins has won the 2014 Aperture Portfolio Prize for two bodies of work exploring capital punishment. The Aperture Foundation announced the prize today. For her series “Parting Words,” Elkins utilized the text of the last words of executed prisoners to reconstruct their mug shots and portraits. “These briefest of statements resonate with the... More