FotoFocus Biennial 2018 Program Week

October 4, Thursday

Taft Museum of Art

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

October 5, Friday

Contemporary Arts Center

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 Contemporary Arts Center Curator, Cincinnati, OH
8pm Opening Celebrations for The Fold: Space, time and the image; Mamma Andersson: Memory Banks; and No Two Alike: Karl Blossfeldt, Francis Bruguière, Thomas Ruff

October 6, Saturday

Memorial Hall

9am–4:45pm Daytime Symposium

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 McAlpin Professor of the History of Photography and Modern Art in the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University, NJ; and Ed Juler, Writer and Lecturer in Art History, Newcastle University, England
Noon Conversation: Memory Banks
Kevin Moore, FotoFocus Artistic Director and Curator, with Karin Mamma Andersson, Artist, Stockholm, Sweden
1pm Lunch Break and Performance at FotoFocus ArtHub in Washington Park
Mid-Day Ghost by INTERMEDIO
2pm Panel: Wide Angle
Moderated by Carissa Barnard, FotoFocus Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Programming, with panelists: Jimmy Baker, Artist and Associate Professor and Head of the Painting & Drawing Department at the Art Academy of Cincinnati, OH; Chris Engman, Artist, Los Angeles, CA; Mike Jacobs, Artist, Phoenix, AZ; Sheida Soleimani, Artist and Assistant Professor of Studio Art at Brandeis University, Boston, MA; and Sigrid Viir, Artist, Tallinn, Estonia
3pm Comment by Paul Roth: Open Archive
Paul Roth, Director of Ryerson Image Centre at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
3:30pm Panel: From Paris to New York
Moderated by Kevin Moore, FotoFocus Artistic Director and Curator, with panelists: Peter Barberie, Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA; and Julia Van Haaften, Writer, Independent Curator, and Founding Curator of the New York Public Library Photo Collection, New York, NY
4:30pm Symposium Closing Remarks
Carissa Barnard, FotoFocus Deputy Director of Exhibitions and Programming

5–6:30pm Evening Performance

5pm Performance: Teju Cole and Vijay Iyer: Blind Spot
Introduction by Drew Klein, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Contemporary Arts Center Performing Arts Director, Cincinnati, OH

The Mini Microcinema

Noon–5:30pm Daytime Screenings
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: Photography and the Moving Image
Curated by C. Jacqueline Wood
3pm Through the Lens of Time (2018)
Directed by Ann Segal (20 min)
3:30pm momento mori (2012)
Directed by Dan Browne (30 min)
4pm Everybody Street (2013)
Directed by Cheryl Dunn (90 min)

October 7, Sunday

The Mercantile Library

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

FotoFocus ArtHub in Washington Park

3:30pm Performance of Mid-Day Ghost by INTERMEDIO

Woodward Theater

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

The Mini Microcinema

Noon–5:30pm Daytime Screenings
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

Same screening schedule as Saturday


Early Events

August 31, Friday

Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery

6pm Opening Reception for Containment as a part of Chris Engman: Prospect and Refuge

September 21, Friday

Contemporary Arts Center

5pm Opening Reception for No Two Alike: Karl Blossfeldt, Francis Bruguière, Thomas Ruff
5:30pm Tour with Curator of No Two Alike
Ulrike Meyer Stump, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Photography Historian and Lecturer in the Knowledge Visualization Program at the Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland

Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery

6pm Opening Receptions for Wide Angle: Photography Out of Bounds and Chris Engman: Prospect and Refuge

 

October 3, Wednesday

FotoFocus ArtHub in Washington Park

11am Opening Celebration for INTERMEDIO: In Place of Forgetting

 

More program details to be announced and subject to change.

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