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The Lens

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.


Neighborhood Spotlight: Downtown & OTR

Posted on October 28, 2022

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! Continue

Neighborhood Spotlight: East & Central

Posted on October 22, 2022

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! Continue

Neighborhood Spotlight: Columbus, OH

Posted on October 20, 2022

To celebrate the Participating Venues in Columbus, FotoFocus has arranged a free, round-trip bus tour from Cincinnati, OH to Columbus, OH. Passport Holder exclusive, seating is limited. Reservations are required. An invitation to Passport Holders will be sent shortly. Columbus  Bus Trip Schedule (subject to change) 9am Leave Cincinnati, OH 10:50am Wexner Center for the Arts 12pm Columbus Museum of Art at The Pizzuti Collection 1pm Lunch 2:30pm The Shot Tower Gallery 3:30pm Columbus College of Art & Design: Beeler Gallery 4:30pm Society for Photographic Education at 400 West 5:30pm Leave Columbus, OH Access to the entire FotoFocus Biennial Program Week is a benefit of being a 2022 FotoFocus Biennial Passport holder. GET THE PASSPORT for free... Continue

Sun Dogs Performance

Posted on October 16, 2022

FotoFocus and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra present Sun Dogs. Named after an atmospheric optical phenomenon, the program features pairs of composers and filmmakers in collaboration, each offering a unique perspective of the natural world through short-format films fused with new music performed by the CSO, conducted by CSO Creative Partner, Matthias Pintscher. Produced in collaboration with Liquid Music as part of the 2022 FotoFocus Biennial: World Record, Sun Dogs seeks to understand the natural world that cannot be touched or measured. Typically a composer responds to a director’s ideas in a film scoring capacity, or a filmmaker is given music to respond to visually,... Continue

Sun Dogs Performance

Posted on October 15, 2022

FotoFocus and the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra present Sun Dogs. Named after an atmospheric optical phenomenon, the program features pairs of composers and filmmakers in collaboration, each offering a unique perspective of the natural world through short-format films fused with new music performed by the CSO, conducted by CSO Creative Partner, Matthias Pintscher. Produced in collaboration with Liquid Music as part of the 2022 FotoFocus Biennial: World Record, Sun Dogs seeks to understand the natural world that cannot be touched or measured. Typically a composer responds to a director’s ideas in a film scoring capacity, or a filmmaker is given music to respond to visually,... Continue