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FotoFocus Daytime Symposium

October 1, 9:00am - 4:30pm Memorial Hall

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.

9am Breakfast
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
Noon Lunch Break
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 Ylinka Barotto
Ylinka Barotto, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Independent Curator, Houston, TX with Baseera Khan, Artist, New York, NY
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

Access to the entire FotoFocus Biennial Program Week is a benefit of being a 2022 FotoFocus Biennial Passport holder. GET THE PASSPORT for free entry and exclusive events!

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Venue Details

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm St
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 977-8838

Programming: 9am–6:30pm

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