Good morning FotoFriends,
With this this year’s festival featuring over 100 exhibitions and events going on throughout the week we know managing the FotoWeek landscape can get overwhelming. Every day, we’ll be doing our best to keep you informed and updated – here’s what’s happening today at FotoWeek.
- 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:
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Logan FotoTalks: Tales of American Cities – Documenting the Past, Present and Future of Urban Landscapes
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Mexican Cultural Institute 2829 16th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20009 United States
- Noon-1pm – Darius Frank – Things I Love/D
- 1pm-2pm – Alan Chin – Facing Change: Documenting Detroit
- 2pm – 3pm Susana Raab – The Invisible Wall
- 3pm-4pm Andrew Lichtenstein – Marked, Unmarked, Remembered
- 4pm-5pm Steven Cummings: Gentrified Wood
On view at FotoWeekCentral:
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m ///
Magnum 70 at 70
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.
FOTOWEEKDC Competition Winners Gallery
Check out the winning photos from our FotoWeekDC international competitions as well as our FotoDC: STYLE spring 2017 competitions.
Cislanderus is a cultural project that gives a face to the Canarian descendants of the US. The exhibition highlights these descendants of the “isleños” from Delacroix Island. During the years 1778 and 1783, around 2,500 Canary Islanders traveled to what was then the Spanish owned Louisiana territory to defend the land from the British troops.
On view at FotoGeorgetown:
10:00 a.m, – 6:00 p.m. /// 3222 M Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20007 United States
The White House News Photographers Association 2017 ‘Eyes Of History®’ Travel Exhibition
The breadth and quality of the work in this exhibit is stunning – images of the world’s top news stories of 2016 captured an unparalleled amount of that history through compelling video stories, powerful still images and captivating multimedia projects.
Finding Home – Presented by Pulitzer Center and Time Magazine
Finding Home documents three families at the heart of Europe’s refugee crisis. It’s the story of women and children with no place to call home; it’s about families that, even if they do escape the limbo of refugee camps, may be forced to live in the shadows of Europe for years if not decades; and it’s about a generation of stateless children, born and raised on the run.
ASMP DC Member Exhibition
The ASMP DC Member Exhibition – FotoGeorgetown will highlight the wide range of photographic talents of the members of the American Society of Media Photographers, DC chapter. The images displayed show examples of commercial, editorial, event/PR, travel, portraiture, and more.
WPOW (Women Photojournalists of Washington) 11th Annual Juried Show
WPOW 11th Annual Juried Show features the work of Women Photojournalists of Washington (WPOW) members. The annual exhibition showcases the stories and lives of women, in women’s voices.
Steven Cummings – Gentrified Wood
The houses didn’t move. The people who lived inside them did. And once the house was empty, it was emptied again
Forward Focus – Critical Exposure
[Forward Focus] is an exhibit of youth photography and writing documenting the experiences and social justice campaigns of black and brown youth in D.C.
FotoWeek Around Town
FULL LIST OF EXHIBITIONS AROUND TOWN CAN BE FOUND HERE
World Press Photo Exhibition 2017
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Dupont Underground – 19 Dupont Circle Northwest Washington, DC, 20036 United States
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.
Studio Gallery Presents Abstraction/Representation: Deconstructing the Photographic Index
Reception from 4:30 – 6:30 featuring photographers Iwan Bagus, Steven Marks, Leena Jayaswal, Shaun Schroth, Alexandra Silverthorne, Rania Razek, James Bellucci and Joanne Levine.
Leica Shooting Experience
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Leica Store DC 977 F Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20004 United States
Stop by the Leica Store on Saturday, November 11th from 1-3pm for an opportunity to shoot with our medium format Leica S (Typ 007) and the professional full frame mirrorless Leica SL (Typ 601) in a studio setting with professional boxer, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison.
Posing For The Camera: Gifts From Robert B. Menschel
10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
National Gallery of Art – 6th & Constitution Ave NW Washington, DC 20565
A selection of some 60 photographs in the Gallery’s collection made possible by Robert B. Menschel are on view in an exhibition that examines how the act of posing for a portrait changed with the invention of the medium.
Monochrome Collective Presents Adam Davis + Kate Warren, Planes of Reference – Opening Reception
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
ACreativeDC Studio – 716 Monroe Street Northeast Washington, DC, 20017
Monochrome Collective presents the photography of Adam Davies and Kate Warren. Planes of Reference features familiar vistas experienced from unfamiliar vantage points. An original musical composition by Taylor Ross Jordan inspired by the artwork will be performed live at the opening reception. You can also learn more about the exhibition by attending the artists’ talks with Adam Davies and Kate Warren.
Flashes of The Underground: Exhibition Opening Reception + Remarks, 5pm-midnight
SwatchRoom – 1527 9th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20001 United States
This special exhibition features five very special photographers who capture a diverse range of imagery related to club and dance music culture
We would like to thank our Festival Partners without whom this festival would not be possible.
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