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Good morning FotoFriends,

It’s the final weekend of FotoWeek!

With this this year’s festival featuring 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.

Would you just like to see some great exhibitions? For a complete list of those, visit the official FotoDC website.

Share all your FotoAdventures on Instagram too: #FotoWeek2016 @FotoWeekDC #FotoDC

FotoWeekCentral is located at the National Geographic Museum at 1145 17th St NW.
FotoEduCentral is located at the Former Spanish Ambassador’s Residence at 2801 16th St NW


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FOTOWEEKDC NAT GEO MUSEUM EXTENDED HOURS + HAPPY HOUR
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
FotoWeekCentral – 1145 17th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20036
Enjoy extended access to the National Geographic Museum and all FotoWeekCentral exhibitions during the FotoWeekDC festival.

LOMOGRAPHY INSTANT PHOTO BINGO
10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
FotoWeekCentral – 1145 17th Street Northwest 20036
Join Lomography for Instant Photo BINGO this Saturday at the National Geographic Museum!

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LOGAN FOTOTALKS: CONVERSATIONS DAY
12:00 PM – 6:00 PM
FotoWeekCentral – 1145 17th Street Northwest 20036
Join us for a day of FotoTalks presented with the support of The Reva & David Logan Foundation
12:00 PM Rob Shore with Nicole Tung & Robin Hammond
2:00 PM Mark Peterson & Ben Baker
4:00 PM Chip Somodevilla
5:00 PM Pierre Kattar

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FOTOWALKS: ROBIN HAMMOND & BROCK THOMPSON
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
FotoWeekCentral – 1145 17th Street Northwest 20036
Learn how the LGBT community in Washington, DC has leveraged technology and the power of visual storytelling to change the world.


FotoWeek Around Town

DIY DIGITAL PINHOLE WORKSHOP
9:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Hillyer Art Space – 9 Hillyer Court Northwest Washington, DC, 20008
Join us for breakfast and a mini workshop with photographer Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah. Laila will be discussing her creative process, and leading the group in creating a “digital pinhole” using their own cameras, and lens caps that will be provided.

LOGAN FOTOTALK: IN CONVERSATION WITH CARLOS IRIJALBA
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain – 6801 16th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20012
Carlos Irijalba’s work analyzes the way in which western culture recreates an abstract medium that loses all relations except to itself. Join him in conversation.

VISIONS OF THE WORLD–IMPROVING YOUR TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHY WITH JONATHAN ZUCK
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Spilsbury Gallery 2017 I Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20006
As part of a special exhibit at the Spilsbury called Visions of the World, award winning travel photographer, Jonathan Zuck, will be on hand to discuss some of his images included in the exhibition and discuss tips and tricks for taking better travel photos whether you’re an aspiring pro or just on vacation with your iPhone.

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Photo Credit: Jonathan Zuck from Visions of the World

FOTOFILM: DIARY OF A JOURNEY: A TRIBUTE TO INGE MORATH
3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Former Residence of the Ambassador’s of Spain – 2801 16th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20009
In 2014, eight women photographers, all recipients of the Magnum Inge Morath award, embarked on a photographic road trip, retracing Morath’s journey along the Danube River and producing new work. With their cameras, children, laptops, a film crew, a small support team and a truck, they began their adventure.

FOTOFILM: UNTIL UNTIL UNTIL
1:00 PM – 2:45 PM
Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain – 6801 16th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20012
Screening of Edgar Arceneaux’s first live work, Until, Until, Until…, investigates the infamous 1981 performance of Broadway legend Ben Vereen, televised nationally as part of Ronald Reagan’s inaugural celebration. Conversation with the director to follow the screening.

RENATO D’AGOSTIN– ARTIST TALK AND BOOK SIGNING
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Leica Store – 977 F Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20004
Renato D’Agostin will be at the Leica Store DC to give an Artist Talk, followed by a book signing on Saturday, November 19th from 1-3pm.

FOTOFILM: SPIRITS OF REBELLION, DC PREMIERE
3:00 PM – 5:30 PM
Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain – 6801 16th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20012
Followed by Director talk, panel and Q&A
Panelists:
S. Torriano Berry: award-winning independent filmmaker and co-author “The 50 Most Influential Black Films,” and “Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema”
O.Funmilayo Makarah: Writer and director of films and videos that explore cultural identity; founder of the Heritage Film Festival; founding member of L.A. Freewaves, a worldwide media arts organization.

FOTOFILM: CONTACT HIGH: THE STORIES BEHIND HIP-HOP’S MOST ICONIC PHOTOGRAPHS
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain – 6801 16th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20012
Renowned hip hop documentarians Chi Modu and Janette Beckman in conversation. Writer Vikki Tobak talks with two photographers who have played critical roles in shaping hip hop imagery and offer a rare glimpse into the creative process that went into the making of each photo.

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SPECIAL PROJECTION OF THE NEW WORLD VOYAGE PHOTOGRAPHS WITH LIVE PERFORMANCE BY MISTOCHORD
8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Former Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain – 6801 16th Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20012
This special performance, featuring Místochord music collaborators Sean Winters and Troy Pryor, serves as a live score to an exclusive, extended video projection of New World Voyage imagery. This event is free and open to the public.


FULL LIST OF EXHIBITIONS AROUND TOWN CAN BE FOUND HERE

@NATGEO: The Most Popular Instagram Photos which offers visitors an opportunity to interact with
National Geographic photographers and their adventures in a whole new way.
Politicking by Ben Baker, feat. Baker’s portraits of heads of state, business leaders and cultural icons include Presidents Obama, Bush and Clinton.
Photoville and Redux Pictures presents Mark Peterson’s Political Theatre – The Next Act, which includes Peterson’s fascinating and visceral coverage of this year’s election.
Water: California, The latest installment of Mustafah Abdulaziz’s acclaimed Water series focuses on the drought crisis in California.
Signs of Your Identity, presented by The Pulitzer Center For Crisis Reporting which explores the survivors of Canadian operated Indian Residential Schools that forcibly assimilated indigenous youth into white Canadian society.
WPOW’s 10-Year Anniversary Show by female photographers in DC
National Geographic Photo Camp: Zoom Out, Slow Down, Enjoy the Beauty, The student photographers highlighted in the exhibition include children in post-earthquake Haiti, refugees from inner city Baltimore, young people in Jordan, Miami, Chad, India, and Barbados, and Somali refugees in Portland Maine.
WiLDSpeak: The Exhibition, feat. a collection of imagery showcasing the iconic works of iLCP Fellows presenting at this year’s event.

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We would like to thank our Festival Partners without whom this festival would not be possible.

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