FotoWeekDC 2014 Opening Party
Friday 11/07
FotoWeekDC 2014 Opening Party @ The Former Spanish Ambassador's Residence
$45 / $65
FotoDC & BYT Present: FotoWeek DC 2014 Opening Party Friday, November 7th, 2014 7:30pm-11pm FotoWeekCentral @ The Former Spanish Ambassador's Residence 2801 16th St NW Washington, DC 20009 Featuring entertainment by: Haerts Pleasure Curses + DJs Lisa Frank & Chris Nitti (Roam) Join us for an exciting evening of photography, exhibits, open bars, small bites, photobooths, music, and more as we launch the 7th Annual FotoWeekDC Festival! Be among the first to view this year's exhibits at FotoWeekCentral, including: The White House News Photographers Association: 'The Eyes of History®' The White House News Photographers Association 2014 Eyes of History® traveling exhibit returns to Washington after a tour across the U.S. and will be showcased at FotoWeekDC. The show features the winning images from the 2014 Annual ‘Eyes of History®’ competition and includes still, video, multimedia and student winners. ~ THE SOCHI PROJECT: An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus Rob Hornstra and Arnold van Bruggen have been working together since 2009 to tell the story of Sochi, Russia, site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. They have returned repeatedly to this region as committed practitioners of “slow journalism,” establishing a solid foundation of research on and engagement with this small yet incredibly complicated place before it finds itself in the glare of international media attention. Presented by Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation. ~ NEW SPANISH PHOTOGRAPHY_Visions Beyond Borders SPAIN arts & culture presents a collective photo exhibition introducing fourteen Spanish artists that capture their visions of the urban and natural landscape beyond borders from a critical or emotional perspective. Curated by SPAIN FRESH’s curatorial team (Javier Moreno, Ignacio Tejedor and Abraham Rivera) and produced by King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center at NYU, this exhibition affirms the presence of young Spanish photography in a global framework. More info about the exhibition premiere in New York here ~ United States of Mind SPAIN arts & culture presents an exhibition combining photos and sound clips from recorded interviews that explore the dimensions of immigrant experience in Spain, as part of FotoWeekDC 2014. ~ From Darkroom to Digital: 10 Years of Developing Youth Advocates The kickoff show to Critical Exposure's 10-year anniversary! Ten photo stories highlighting ten years of youth photography and advocacy. For more information, visit ~ 2014 FotoWeek Contest Winners See the winners from this year's contest in all three categories: Fine Art, Photojournalism, and Photographer's Choice. Want to see your work on display? Enter the contest here: ~ Enjoy small bites provided by Farmers Fishers Bakers, grk, and KIND Snacks! ~ Croosh Deets: Discount tickets on sale now for $45 Price goes up to $55 week of and $65 day of But we might sell out before then! This is a 21+ event There is no dress code ~ Stay informed: ~ With generous support of Spain Arts & Culture Ketel One All proceeds benefit FotoWeekDC, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. ~ We've partnered with Uber to get you around FOTO WEEK hassle free and in style! Sign up with promo code FOTOWEEK at now and your first ride is FREE up to $20. (not valid on uberTAXI) WHAT IS UBER? Uber allows you to request a professionally driven black car, SUV, uberX, or uberXL on demand. Track the arrival of your ride on your smartphone, payment is cashless, and you'll even receive a notification when your driver arrives. ALREADY HAVE UBER? Enter code DCFW and take a ride during Foto Week for a chance to win $50 in Uber credits.