Announcing: FotoWeekDC 2017!
BYT at large | Aug 21, 2017 | 11:00AM |

Photographers and Photography Fans: FotoWeekDC festival is back for its 10th year November 11-19!
This  anniversary year, FotoDC is celebrating Landmarks of Photography with an innovative line-up of dynamic and diverse exhibitions, events, installations, film screenings, and lectures.

Festival Highlights Include:


FotoWeekDC 2017 Opening Party
Join BYT + FotoDC at their FotoWeekCentral campus, which will be held at neighboring institutions SPAIN arts & culture and the Mexican Cultural Institute, for an exciting evening of exclusive first-look access to the FotoWeekCentral photography exhibitions, open bars, small bites, photobooths, music, and more as we launch the 10th Annual FotoWeekDC Festival! Get tickets here.

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FotoWeekDC Annual Competitions:

Last year’s Photojournalism – Honorable Mention – Pedro Ledesma III

Three Catergories, an incredible panel of judges, excellent prizes. We’re kicking off the 10th anniversary of FotoWeekDC with a photo competition to showcase both local and international talent. Enter today for a chance to win an opportunity to have your work shown at the festival, and up to $2000 in cash prizes!

Judges include:

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Exhibition Highlights Include:

Jean Gaumy/Magnum Photos, ÒTehran. Veiled women practice shooting on the outskirts of the
city,Ó 1986 Copyright © Jean Gaumy / Magnum Photos

Magnum 70 at 70 on view at FotoWeekCentral: An exhibition of 70 photographic icons celebrating the diversity of the Magnum Photos agency and how its photographers have born witness to major events of the last 70 years. Including seminal works by Susan Meiselas, Paolo Pellegrin, Martin Parr, and Christopher Anderson, the exhibition spans the globe and covers regional events such as Arab Spring, South Africa under apartheid, and the recent migration crisis.

Photo: Jonathan Bachman / Reuters – courtesy of World Press Photo

World Press Photo Exhibition on view at Dupont Underground:  The exhibition represents the best visual journalism of the past year and is seen by 4 million people in 100 cities throughout the world. It will be held in Washington, DC from 3rd to 26th of November at the Dupont Underground, with partner events held throughout the city. The World Press Photo exhibition is the culmination of an annual photo contest, drawing submissions from photographers in 126 countries who collectively submitted more than 80,000 images. The jury awarded prizes in eight categories covering topics from spot news and contemporary issues to people, nature and sport.

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FotoWeekDC: A truly citywide celebration featuring 150+ exhibitions, programs, and events highlighting world-class photography, and providing exposure for photographers working locally and worldwide.

FotoDC mission: To provide a dynamic, evocative, engaging experience for photographers, cultural institutions, galleries, curators, schools, and photo enthusiasts through exhibitions and dynamic programming.