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FotoFocus Daytime Symposium
The 2022 Biennial Symposium starts Friday, September 30, with a Film Screening and Conversation featuring Dara Freidman’s Dancer, and continues through Sunday, October 2, with talks, discussions, and keynote addresses at Memorial Hall and the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
|9:45am||Opening Remarks by Mary Ellen Goeke, FotoFocus Executive Director|
|10am||Introduction by Kevin Moore: Photographs are the Monuments of Our Online Visual Culture
Kevin Moore, FotoFocus Artistic Director and Curator
|10:30am||Discussion of Images on which to build, 1970s–1990s
Moderated by: Ariel Goldberg, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Independent Writer and Curator, New York, NY, with panelists: JEB (Joan E. Biren), Photographer, Filmmaker, and Activist, Washington, D.C.; Lola Flash, Photographer, New York, NY; Shawn(ta) Smith-Cruz, Co-coordinator, Lesbian Herstory Archives and Associate Dean, NYU Libraries, New York, NY; and Diana Solís, Photographer and Educator, Chicago, IL
|11:30am||Artist Talk by Ian Strange
Ian Strange, Transdisciplinary Artist, Perth, Australia
|1pm||Artist Talk by Jason Allen-Paisant
Jason Allen-Paisant, Associate Professor of Critical Theory and Creative Writing at the University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
|1:30pm||Discussion of On the Line: Documents of Risk and Faith
Co-moderated by Makeda Best, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA, and Kevin Moore, FotoFocus Artistic Director and Curator, with artists: Mitch Epstein, Photographer, Holyoke, MA, and Xaviera Simmons, Artist, New York, NY
|2:30pm||Conversation with Baseera Khan and Amara Antilla
Amara Antilla, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Senior Curator at Large at the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; with Baseera Khan, Artist, New York, NY. Previously scheduled with Ylinka Barotto, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Independent Curator, Houston, TX
|3:30pm||Keynote Lecture by Makeda Best: Devour the Land
Makeda Best, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at the Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
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