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October 8-12, Cincinnati: FotoFocus Biennial 2014 Lectures & Performances

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FotoFocus Biennial 2014
Memorial Hall Program
October 8-12, 2014

“FotoFocus Biennial 2014 is a month-long celebration of photography and lens-based art. Centered around historic Washington Park, the Biennial 2014 features special exhibitions and five days of lectures, panel discussions, screenings and performances in and around Memorial Hall on October 8–12.”

The Memorial Hall Program of events includes film screenings of Vivian Maier: A Quiet Pursuit and Somewhere to Disappear, With Alec Soth, a conversation between Elena Dorfman and Alice Gray Stites, a forum on Street Photography, a performance by John Waters, This Filthy World, and so much more.  For the full list of programing visit www.fotofocusbiennial.org/memorial-hall-program.

Tickets are required to attend Memorial Hall events ($15 Student | $25 Regular), you can purchase them here.

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 [map]

FotoFocus is month long celebration and there are many other lectures, panel discussions, and exhibitions participating in FotoFocus throughout the month of October that are free and open to the public.  Visit www.fotofocusbiennial.org/participating-venues for the complete list of events.

April 16th, Cincinnati: Artist Talk by Lucas Foglia

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© 2014 Lucas Foglia

Cincinnati Art Museum | University of Cincinnati, DAAP
Artist Talk by Lucas Foglia
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 3:30 pm

“Between 2006 and 2013, Lucas Foglia traveled throughout rural Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Wyoming, some of the least populated regions in the United states.  Frontcountry is a photographic account of people living in the midst of a mining boom that is transforming the modern American West.”

University of Cincinnati, DAAP 3410
Cincinnati, Ohio [directions]

October 9th, Cincinnati: Artist Talk by Laura Letinsky

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© 2013 Laura Letinsky

FotoFocus
Artist Talk by Laura Letinsky
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 at 7:00 pm
Reception to follow. Free and open to the public, parking $4.

“FotoFocus welcomes Artist Laura Letinsky to the next session of the biannual FotoFocus Lecture and Visiting Artist Series. Laura Letinsky’s work has been published in four monographs and exhibited internationally in London, Germany, Italy, Canada and throughout the United States. Her work can be found in the collections of the Art Institute of Chicago; J.P. Getty Museum, Los Angeles; Hermes Collection, Paris; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and others. While influenced by traditional Dutch, Flemish and Italian still-life paintings, her work moves to a more challenging notion of content, form and beauty. Ms. Letinsky currently serves as Professor of Art at the University of Chicago, Department of Visual Arts.”

Cincinnati Art Museum’s Fath Auditorium
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio

October 2012, Cincinnati: FotoFocus Month of Photography

FotoFocus Cincinnati
October 2012
30+ Days | 50+ Venues | 500+ Artists

The exhibition openings, lectures, and book signings are too great to re-list in this blog.  To see the activities planned in Cincinnati and some in Dayton throughout the month of October, please visit their website: fotofocuscincinnati.org.

“FotoFocus, a nonprofit arts organization, champions the ubiquity of photography and its important role in contemporary culture. FotoFocus recaptures the spirit of Cincinnati’s legacy as an epicenter of art production and creative exchange, and seeks to revitalize that spirit for the 21st century. Acting as a catalyst for institutional collaboration and community engagement, FotoFocus organizes a month-long biennial celebration spotlighting independently programmed exhibitions of historical and contemporary photography and lens-based art.

Launching in October 2012, with many of the showcased exhibitions continuing beyond, the FotoFocus biennial presents an unprecedented opportunity to learn about and experience the diverse currents of photography. FotoFocus brings together museums, galleries, and universities showcasing world-renowned artists and national and regional standouts. Pop-up venues, community art centers, and other grass roots organizations explore current trends in photography with exhibitions featuring the work of emerging talents and students.”

February 22nd, Cincinnati: Artist Talk by Uta Barth

© 2012 Uta Barth

FOTOFOCUS Lecture Series
Artist Talk by Uta Barth
Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 7:00 pm
Admission: Free and open to the public, parking is $4.  Reservations not required.
Reception to follow.

“Uta Barth is internationally recognized for images bordering on painterly abstraction. The artist renders blurred backgrounds, cropped frames, and the natural qualities of light to capture incidental and fleeting moments which exist almost exclusively within our periphery. With deliberate disregard for both the conventional photographic subject and the point and shoot role of the camera, Barth’s work deconstructs the conventions of visual representation, calling attention to the limits of the human eye.”

Cincinnati Art Museum, Fath Auditorium
953 Eden Park Drive
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202  [map]

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