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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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At FotoWeekCentral

On view at FotoWeekCentral:

10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m /// Former Residence of the Ambassador’s of Spain 2801 16th Street NW, Washington, DC, 20009


On view at FotoGeorgetown:

10:00 a.m, – 6:00 p.m. /// 3222 M Street NW (in the alley next to Dean & Deluca), DC, 20007 United States

FotoWeek Around Town



Shoot Day at the POD DC Hotel
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
POD DC Hotel – 627 H Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20001
Have something you’ve been dying to shoot in a space with gorgeous lighting, or just want to spend a day getting creative behind your lens? Visit the Pod DC Hotel on Thursday 11/16 from 10am-4pm to shoot either in a Pod room or on their rooftop! This experience is open to anyone, but does require reserving a slot! Anyone interested in reserving an hour slot on Thursday can email: [email protected]

Brian Dailey’s Impressions of Africa Redux at Artz Road Studios
5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Artz Road Studios (#10) – 716 Monroe Street Northeast Washington, DC, 20017 United States
Artz Road Studio will be featuring selections from Brian Dailey’s Impressions of Africa Redux.  Mounted on plexiglass and dramatically backlit, the five-foot tall composite photographic images of enigmatic wild creatures enveloped by intricate scenes have a surreal quality.  Elaborate environments, swirling cosmological forms, and intensity of lighting effects animate the works.

Rooftop Collective Exhibition ‘Together Alone’ Opening
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Latela Art Gallery – 716 Monroe Street Northeast Washington, DC, 20017 United States
Celebrate the Rooftop Collective’s ‘Together Alone’ exhibition by attending their public opening. It will take place at Latela Art Gallery on Thursday.

Light Leak
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Sue Wrbican Studio (#26) – 716 Monroe Street Northeast Washington, DC, 20017 United States
Explore this exciting exhibit, featuring the work of Natalie Archer, Elizabeth Board, Bethany Camp, Yasmin Elian, and Valerie McKenna. The exhibition will take place at the Sue Wrbican Studio #26 on The Arts Walk at Monroe Street Market.

Artist Talk: Kate Warren | Planes of Reference
7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
ACreativeDC: Brookland (Studio #8) – 716 Monroe Street NortheastWashington, DC, 20017
Join artist Kate Warren for an artists talk focused on her work for the Planes of Reference exhibition.

Movie Night – “Pictures from a Revolution”
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Leica Store – 977 F Street Northwest Washington, DC, 20004 United States
Renowned photojournalist, Susan Meiselas returned to the scenes of a revolution she witnessed and captured with her camera. Richly suffused with context and color, “Pictures from a Revolution” catches up with the places and people behind Meiselas’ iconic photographs of war-torn Nicaragua in the late 70’s and 80’s. Seating is limited to 40 participants, so please send an RSVP to: [email protected] with “Movie Night” in the Subject line if you would like to attend. Cost: Free

EVENING WITH NY TIMES: Capturing the Story With A Camera
7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Dupont Underground19 Dupont Circle Northwest Washington, DC, 20036
Please join us for a fascinating conversation with New York Times photojournalists Todd Heisler and Leslye Davis, as they take us behind the scenes of major news events and the compelling images that capture them. Todd Heisler joined The New York Times as a staff photographer in 2006, the same year he won a Pulitzer Prize in feature photography for a project following a Marine casualty assistance officer and the families of Marines killed in Iraq. Leslye Davis is a documentarian and photographer who has covered the ISIS-led terrorist attacks in Paris and most recently reported from Houston, photographing Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. Leading the discussion, accompanied by photos and videos is Meaghan Looram, a New York Times photo editor. Please note: this event is ticketed. Use promo code: CLICK ($5 off)

Photo Credit: Todd Heisler/The New York Times

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