PHOTOS: FotoWeekDC 2017 Opening Weekend

all photos: Nicholas Karlin, Clarissa Villondo, Blink OfAnEye and Jeff Martin

FotoWeek is officially happening with 100+ events and exhibitions. And there was a very wonderful opening party AND opening weekend to prove the 10th annual edition of the festival is just as alive and fun and interesting (if not more) as the ones before.

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Things to Remember:

  • Most events are free and open to public but we encourage you to give a donation at FotoWeekCentral locations if you can.
  • All the events are separated into the following categories:

EXHIBITIONS / FOTO EDU / FOTOFILM / FOTOWEEKCENTRAL / FOTOGEORGETOWN

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But before we dive into the photos of the OPENING PARTY + SOME OPENINGS + TALKS, a few thank yous:

OPENING PARTY PHOTOS:

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And then, make sure to check out two of our other anchor exhibition spaces:

FOTOGEORGETOWN – which features these great exhibitions (and adjunct events):

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as well as Dupont Underground which hosts DC’s first ever World Press Photo Exhibition and some great events this week, including a talk with Jaime Rojo today and an evening with the NY Times on Thursday

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Saturday had a series of great openings: Monochrome Collective, Studio Gallery, etc – but here are some cool shoots from Flashes from The Underground – make sure to save the date next weekend for a talk with the artists including living legends Bill Bernstein, Tina Paul and Alice Arnold

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And FotoWeekCentral hosted full afternoons of talks:

Scenes from Saturday below:

Logan FotoTalks: Tales of American Cities – Documenting the Past, Present and Future of Urban Landscapes

And Sunday below:

Logan FotoTalks: Conversation Changers: Race, Politics, Immigration and Sexual Identity in 2017

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Make sure to join us through November 19th – SO MANY more amazing exhibitions and events to go. And check BYT every morning at 8am for a curated list of events that day. Here is the link to Monday, November 13th.