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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.

12:45pm Opening Remarks by Mary Ellen Goeke, FotoFocus Executive Director, and Woodrow “Woody” Keown, Jr., President & Chief Operating Officer at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
1pm Reading by Deborah Willis on J.P. Ball
Deborah Willis, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, New York, NY
1:30pm Artist Talk by Myra Greene
Myra Greene, Artist and Photographer, Atlanta, GA
2pm Conversation with Tony Oursler and Kevin Moore
Kevin Moore, FotoFocus Artistic Director and Curator, with Tony Oursler, Artist, New York, NY
3pm Discussion of ‘Free as they want to be’: Artists Committed to Memory
Co-moderated by Cheryl Finley, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Director of the Atlanta University Center Art History + Curatorial Studies Collective and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Art History at Spelman College, Atlanta, GA, and Deborah Willis, FotoFocus Guest Curator and Professor and Chair of the Department of Photography & Imaging at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, New York, NY, with artists: Adama Delphine Fawundu, Artist and Assistant Professor at Columbia University, Brooklyn, NY; Daesha Devón Harris, Artist and Photographer, Saratoga Springs, NY; and Wendel A. White, Distinguished Professor of Art & American Studies at Stockton University, Galloway, NJ
4pm Keynote Lecture by Jeff Orlowski-Yang
Jeff Orlowski-Yang, Director, Producer, and Cinematographer, Boulder, CO
Reception to follow

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!

Event Entry: Passport Only Event

Venue Details

National Underground Railroad Freedom Center
50 E Freedom Way
Cincinnati, OH 45202
(513) 333-7500

Wed–Sun 10am–5pm

Free to Passport Holders in October and Center Members; $15 for adults; $13 for seniors (60+); $10.50 for children (3-12); free for children 3 & under
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