FotoFocus Biennial 2018 Passport

FotoFocus Biennial 2018 Passport
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From Mon 1 October 2018 to Wed 31 October 2018
From Monday 1 October 2018 to Wednesday 31 October 2018
1:00 AM - 11:59 PM


Entrance into all 90-plus projects in the 2018 FotoFocus Biennial during the month of October, plus:

Thurs, Aug 23, 5:30–8pm
FotoFocus Biennial Passport Launch
Buy your passport early and join FotoFocus for a night out highlighting the upcoming 2018 FotoFocus Biennial Program
Rhinegeist Brewing Co. Annex

Thurs, Sept 6, 5–8pm
Taft Museum of Art House Party
Tour Ansel Adams: A Photographer’s Evolution, make art, and socialize with friends while enjoying beverages and bites
Taft Museum of Art

Fri, Sept 21, 5:30pm
Tour of No Two Alike: Karl Blossfeldt, Francis Bruguière, Thomas Ruff with Curator Ulrike Meyer Stump, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Independent Curator and Lecturer, Zurich University of the Arts
Contemporary Arts Center

Fri, Sept 21, 6–8pm
Opening Reception for Wide Angle: Photography Out of Bounds and Chris Engman: Prospect and Refuge
Weston Art Gallery

Wed, Oct 3, 6–9pm
Members-only Opening Reception for Life: Gillian Wearing and 7pm Conversation with Artist Gillian Wearing and Nathaniel Stein, Cincinnati Art Museum Associate Curator of Photography
Cincinnati Art Museum

Thurs, Oct 4, 5–7pm
Members-only Opening Reception for Paris to New York: Photographs by Eugène Atget and Berenice Abbott
Taft Museum of Art

Thurs, Oct 4, 7pm
Keynote Lecture with Clément Chéroux, Senior Curator of Photography, SFMOMA
Introduction by FotoFocus Artistic Director and Curator Kevin Moore
Taft Museum of Art

Fri, Oct 5, 7–11pm
7pm Conversation with Artist Akram Zaatari and Eva Respini, Barbara Lee Chief Curator of The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Introduction by Steven Matijcio, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Contemporary Arts Center Curator
Opening Celebration for Mamma Andersson: Memory Banks; Akram Zaatari’s The Fold: Space, time and the image; and No Two Alike: Karl Blossfeldt, Francis Bruguière, Thomas Ruff exhibitions
Contemporary Arts Center

Sat, Oct 6, 9am–4:30pm
FotoFocus Daytime Symposium
Includes a complimentary breakfast reception at 9am, followed by a day of conversations with artists, curators, collectors, and writers. Talks at: 10:30am, 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm, 3:30pm
Memorial Hall, Lower Level

Sat, Oct 6, 5pm
Teju Cole and Vijay Iyer: Blind Spot Performance
Vanguard composer and pianist Vijay Iyer and Nigerian-American writer and photographer Teju Cole perform the powerful interdisciplinary collaboration Blind Spot, in which Cole’s striking photography and spoken words are accompanied by a live score performed by Iyer’s adept trio for a musical investigation of humanity’s voluntary blindness to tragedy and injustice throughout history
Memorial Hall, Anderson Theater

Sun, Oct 7, 11am–1:30pm
11am Brunch Reception and 12pm Conversation with Artist Teju Cole and Drew Klein, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Contemporary Arts Center Performing Arts Director
The Mercantile Library

Sun, Oct 7, 5–7:30pm
5pm Cocktail Reception followed by a 6pm Conversation with Artist Miranda July and Kelly Gallagher, Experimental Filmmaker and Assistant Professor of Media Arts at Antioch College, Ohio
Introduction by C. Jacqueline Wood, FotoFocus Guest Curator and The Mini Microcinema Director
The Woodward Theater

Thurs, Oct 18, 8:30am–6:30pm
Passport Day-Trip
Visit 2018 FotoFocus Biennial Participating Venues in Dayton, Ohio
Seating on the bus is limited. Reservations required.
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