Exploring Light And Its Contrasts

Posted on May 10, 2019

FotoFocus announces the theme for the fifth iteration of the FotoFocus Biennial, America’s largest photography and lens-based art biennial. The 2020 theme, light &, explores light and its contrasts in relation to photography and the world at large. The FotoFocus Biennial will activate museums, galleries, universities, and public spaces throughout Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Dayton … Continued

FotoFocus Presents: William Wegman

Posted on February 26, 2019

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 7:00pmFath Auditorium, Cincinnati Art Museum
953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202 Facebook Event for FotoFocus Presents: William Wegman Free and Open to the Public Early arrival is encouraged. Seating is available on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Free parking is available. Public Reception A reception and book-signing will be held in the Great Hall … Continued

The Biennial in Book Form: Three Volumes to Add to Your Shelves

Posted on October 30, 2018

The 2018 Biennial theme Open Archive sparks a multitude of thoughts and inspiration. Behind each curated show, featured photograph, and careful performance lie layers of narrative and woven experience, charged with texture and intertextuality. Which is why exploring the material behind this year’s exhibitions only adds to the intrigue—and the richness of the conversation. Modular … Continued

FotoFocus Goes to College, or: Building Engagement with Photography by Collaborating With Higher Ed

Posted on October 25, 2018

Last week, three artists from the exhibition “Past as Present: Capturing and Archiving the Female Experience” headlined its opening reception. The event offered the pleasures one would expect from a FotoFocus-affiliated production: astonishing art, tasty refreshments, and a lively panel discussion featuring the artists themselves. But there was one twist. The event didn’t occur at … Continued

East/Central Neighborhood Spotlight: Three Itineraries for Oct. 27

Posted on October 15, 2018

There are more than 90—count ’em, more than 90—FotoFocus projects at museums and galleries across the region this Biennial. We know, it can be daunting. Sot here at The Lens, we want to help you navigate the shows scattered around town. Today, we’re talking about what’s happening in central and eastern parts of the Cincinnati … Continued