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The Lens is the FotoFocus editorial platform, highlighting our programming and featuring in-depth conversations on photography and the moving image drawn from perspectives and insights in our community, throughout our region, and around the globe.


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FotoFocus Presents: Roger Ross Williams

Posted on January 30, 2024

FotoFocus is pleased to present the Spring 2024 Lecture and Visiting Artist Series with Roger Ross Williams.

Details

Thursday, March 21, 2024 at 6pmNational Underground Railroad Freedom Center50 E Freedom Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

This event is free and open to the public, but we encourage you to let us know that you plan to attend. A public reception will immediately follow the talk.

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2023: Our Year in Review

Posted on December 14, 2023

2023 has been an exciting year for FotoFocus. From watching construction progress on the FotoFocus Center, to hosting both the Visiting Lecture and Artist Series and Symposium, and planning for the 2024 Biennial, we managed to keep busy.

So, here we present: Five things that shaped our 2023.

Construction of the FotoFocus Center began January 9. Continue reading 2023: Our Year in Review

FotoFocus Presents: Sky Hopinka

Posted on February 9, 2023

FotoFocus is pleased to present the Spring 2023 Lecture and Visiting Artist Series with Sky Hopinka.

Details

Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 7:00pmFath Auditorium, Cincinnati Art Museum953 Eden Park Drive, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

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Free and Open to the Public

Seating is available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Free parking is available.

Public Reception

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Curator Kevin Moore Talks Expanding the Canon

Posted on October 8, 2021

Ahead of Lens Mix 7, a conversation about the necessity — and the inherent challenges — in defining and broadening a photographic canon. Catch the full virtual conversation moderated by Kevin Moore with guest curators Andrea Nelson and Lucy Gallun on Saturday, October 9.

“The history of photography is still a relatively new field, and its history is constantly being written and rewritten in relation to the world as it evolves," says FotoFocus Artistic Director and Curator Kevin Moore.

As an art historian, Kevin... Continue reading Curator Kevin Moore Talks Expanding the Canon


Watch Party: Lens Mix

Posted on June 3, 2021

Talk doesn't have to be cheap. For example, these Lens Mix conversations with artists, curators, authors, historians, and more from October 2020 through May 2021.

Created in celebration of FotoFocus's tenth anniversary, Lens Mix was a monthly virtual conversation series connecting speakers from different fields to comment on film, photography, and lens-based art. The free series, moderated by FotoFocus Artistic Director and Curator Kevin Moore, invited speakers to explore each others’ artistic practice and projects through intimate discussions.

Whether your pandemic schedule... Continue reading Watch Party: Lens Mix