Aaron Schuman (www.aaronschuman.com) is an American artist, writer, editor and curator based in the United Kingdom. His photographic work is exhibited and published internationally, and is held in a number of public and private collections.
He has contributed texts to a number of recent books, including Alec Soth: Gathered Leaves (MACK, 2015), Vision Anew (University of California Press, 2015), The Photographer’s Playbook (Aperture, 2014), and Storyteller: The Photographs of Duane Michals (Prestel, 2014), amongst many others; he also regularly writes for magazines such as Aperture, Foam, TIME, Hotshoe, Frieze, The British Journal of Photography and more.
Additionally, Schuman has curated several major exhibitions, including Mixtape (2016), In Appropriation (2012), Other I: Alec Soth, WassinkLundgren, Viviane Sassen (2011), and Whatever Was Splendid: New American Photographs (2010). In 2014, Schuman served as Curator of Krakow Photomonth 2014 – entitled Re:Search, the main programme featured major exhibitions by Taryn Simon, Trevor Paglen, Jason Fulford, Clare Strand, Walker Evans / David Campany, Eyal Weizman and others.
Schuman is a Senior Lecturer at both the University of Brighton and the Arts University Bournemouth, and is the founder and editor of SeeSaw Magazine (www.seesawmagazine.com).