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FotoFocus Biennial 2016 Program

Program

The 2018 FotoFocus Biennial Program, which runs October 4–7, constitutes the core of the Biennial, establishing the theme and dialogues that unite the broader programming. Featuring keynote lectures, conversations, performances, screenings, and receptions with exceptional artists and curators, the Program is designed to inspire conversations about the world through photography and lens-based art.

FotoFocus Biennial 2018 Program

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Opening Reception and Keynote Lecture with Clément Chéroux
October 4, 2018, 5:00pm7:00pm

5pm Opening Reception for Paris to New York: Photographs by Eugène Atget and Berenice Abbott 7pm Keynote Lecture with Clément Chéroux, Senior Curator of Photography, SFMOMA Introduction by Kevin Moore, FotoFocus Artistic Director and Curator

Opening Reception and Keynote Lecture with Clément Chéroux

Taft Museum of Art

October 4, 2018, 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Opening Celebration and Conversation with Artist Akram Zaatari and Eva Respini
October 5, 2018, 7:00pm9:00pm

Opening Celebrations are free to the public. 7pm Conversation: Akram Zaatari: The Fold – Space, time and the image Conversation with Akram Zaatari, Artist and Co-Founder of the Arab Image Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon; and Eva Respini, Barbara Lee Chief Curator of The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA Introduction by Steven Matijcio, FotoFocus Guest Curator and … Continued

Opening Celebration and Conversation with Artist Akram Zaatari and Eva Respini

Contemporary Arts Center

October 5, 2018, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Daytime Symposium
October 6, 2018, 9:00am4:45pm

9am Breakfast 10:30am Opening Remarks Mary Ellen Goeke, FotoFocus Executive Director, and Kevin Moore, FotoFocus Artistic Director and Curator 11am Panel: No Two Alike Moderated by Ulrike Meyer Stump, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Photography Historian and Lecturer in the Knowledge Visualization Program at the Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland, with panelists: Anne McCauley, David Hunter … Continued

Daytime Symposium

Memorial Hall

October 6, 2018, 9:00am - 4:45pm
All Day Screenings at The Mini Microcinema
October 6, 2018, 12:00pmOctober 7, 2018, 5:30pm

A selection of work from the month-long screening series FotoFocus at The Mini: Cinema and Archive FotoFocus Guest Curator: C. Jacqueline Wood, The Mini Microcinema Director, Cincinnati, OH Noon pure&magicalpussypower: a documentary on Joanie 4 Jackie (2010) Directed by Vanessa Haroutunian (40 min) 1pm Selections from The Take Over Chainletter Curated by Kelly Gallagher 2pm Selections from Still Processing: … Continued

All Day Screenings at The Mini Microcinema

The Mini Microcinema

October 6, 2018, 12:00pm - 5:30pm
Performance of Mid-Day Ghost
October 6, 2018, 1:00pmOctober 7, 2018, 4:30pm

Performances on Saturday at 1pm and Sunday at 3:30pm.

Performance of Mid-Day Ghost

FotoFocus ArtHub in Washington Park

October 6, 2018, 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Teju Cole and Vijay Iyer: Blind Spot Performance
October 6, 2018, 5:00pm6:30pm

Vanguard composer and pianist Vijay Iyer and Nigerian-American writer and photographer Teju Cole perform the powerful interdisciplinary collaboration Blind Spot at Cincinnati’s historic Memorial Hall. Cole’s striking photography and spoken words are accompanied by a live score performed by Iyer’s adept trio—Okkyung Lee (cello), Patricia Brennan (vibes and marimba), Stephan Crump (bass)—for a musical investigation … Continued

Teju Cole and Vijay Iyer: Blind Spot Performance

Memorial Hall

October 6, 2018, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Conversation with Artist Teju Cole
October 7, 2018, 11:00am1:00pm

11am Brunch Reception Noon Conversation with Teju Cole: Blind Spot Drew Klein, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Contemporary Arts Center Performing Arts Director, with Teju Cole, Writer, Art Historian, and Photographer, Brooklyn, NY

Conversation with Artist Teju Cole

The Mercantile Library

October 7, 2018, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Conversation with Artist Miranda July
October 7, 2018, 5:00pm7:00pm

5pm Cocktail Reception 6pm Conversation with Miranda July: Cinema and the Archive Kelly Gallagher, Filmmaker, Curator, and Assistant Professor of Film at Syracuse University, NY, with Miranda July, Acclaimed Filmmaker, Artist, and Writer, Los Angeles, CA Introduction by C. Jacqueline Wood, FotoFocus Guest Curator and The Mini Microcinema Director, Cincinnati, OH

Conversation with Artist Miranda July

The Woodward Theater

October 7, 2018, 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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