featured image: © Lynsey Addario
If you’ve seen our delightful guide to this year’s FotoWeek (and you really should have!), you might be overwhelmed by the 130+ events going on throughout the week. While it’s certainly going to be crazy, we’re doing our best to keep you informed and updated – here’s what’s happening today in FotoWeek.
For a complete list of the exhibits, visit the official FotoDC website.
FotoWeekCentral is located at 2801 16th Street NW. Entry is a $6 festival donation (*veterans enter for free today), and includes all programming and exhibitions on site. We thank you for your ongoing support, we couldn’t do this without you.
FotoWeekCentral Exhibitions Include:
- Aperture:Photographs feat. the works by Dorothea Lange, Diane Arbus, Robert Rauschenberg, Salgado, Sally Mann, Mary Ellen Mark and more
- Iron Closet by Misha Friedman about the issues faced by the LGBT Community in Russia
- Everybody Loves To ChaChaCha by Bego Anton about men and women who dance with their dogs and dogs who dance with their humans
- WPOW’s Annual Juried Exhibition by female photographers in DC
- 2015 FotoDC competition Winners
- Critical Exposure’s Annual Selected Works
FULL LIST OF EXHIBITIONS AROUND TOWN
November 11, 2015
PANEL DISCUSSION: WHNPA – U.S. POLITICAL & CAMPAIGN PHOTOGRAPHY: THE ART AND SCIENCE OF THE POLITICAL NEWS IMAGE
6:30pm – 8:00pm – FotoWeekCentral – 2801 16th St NW
Join Doug Mills of the New York Times, Melina Mara of the Washington Post and Jim Bourg of Reuters, among the most experienced political photojournalists in Washington today, for a panel discussion on the art and science of the political news image. Each of these award winning political photographers and editors will show photos that they or photographers working with them have produced on Capitol Hill, at the White House and on the U.S. presidential campaign trail and discuss the pressures, professional and ethical challenges and the technical know how and skills that it takes to navigate the complex world of political coverage today.
FotoWeek Around Town
BOOK SIGNING: ART OF THE AIRPORT TOWER BY CAROLYN J. RUSSO
1:00pm – 3:00pm – National Air and Space Museum, Gallery 104 – Independence Ave at 6th St, SW
To celebrate the opening of our newest exhibition, Art of the Airport Tower, Carolyn Russo will be signing copies of her new book Art of the Airport Tower. The book signing will take place from 1:00pm – 3:00pm on Nov. 11th, 2015 in the Art of the Airport exhibition in gallery 104.
ARTIST TALK: HECTOR EMANUEL
6:30pm – 8:00pm – Leica Store DC – 977 F Street NW
Award winning photojournalist, Hector Emanuel will be presenting a special artist talk on his continuing photography project, “DANCING IN THE ALTIPLANO,” documenting festivals, traditions and daily life in towns and communities around Lake Titicaca, Peru.
ARTIST TALK: LYNSEY ADDARIO – IT’S WHAT I DO: A PHOTOGRAPHER’S LIFE OF LOVE AND WAR – SOLD OUT
7:30pm – 8:30pm – National Geographic Museum – 1145 17th Street NW
Go on assignment to the world’s most dangerous places with a Pulitzer Prize–winning photojournalist as she chronicles ten years of war and strife, and how it has shaped her life. Addario has survived death threats and two kidnappings to bring back powerful images and stories from hot spots such as Libya, Iraq, and Afghanistan. In this stage version of her best-selling book, she shares the reasons why she risks everything to bring these stories to us.
And that’s the way it is! Have fun and remember to check back with us every day for your FotoWeek 2015 To-Do List.