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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.


FotoFocus in Dayton: A Dozen Shows You Don’t Want to Miss

Posted on October 14, 2022

Sometimes you need to get out of town, see something fresh, and stretch your brain muscles. And sometimes, that can mean just a short ride up I-75. If you’ve got the itch to get out of town, you’re in luck—FotoFocus has a road trip mapped out for you.

As part of the 2022 Biennial, FotoFocus is featuring a number of Neighborhood Spotlight Days: Opportunities to visit multiple Participating Venues in certain geographic locations on a day when artists, curators, and more will likely be present, along with other neighborhood activities—a great chance to dive into... Continue


BLINK Projects Presented by FotoFocus Biennial Participating Venues

Posted on October 13, 2022

Coinciding with the 2022 FotoFocus Biennial: World Record, BLINK includes several photographic and lens-based light projects presented by FotoFocus. These outdoor site-specific projects address the theme of FotoFocus and the experience of BLINK through projection mapping, murals, and light-based installations. Boasting 101 installations, BLINK will span over 30 city blocks from McMicken Avenue in Cincinnati to 7th Street in Covington in the evenings from October 13–16. Hughes High School  Continue

New 2022 FotoFocus Biennial Publications

Posted on October 7, 2022

FotoFocus is committed to producing printed materials, through publishing initiatives and partnerships, including the FotoFocus Biennial Catalogues, artist books, exhibition catalogues, and monographs. Our website provides a full list of FotoFocus publications from over the years. Check out the 2022 FotoFocus Biennial Publications below:

Free as they want to be: Artists Committed to Memory

By Cheryl Finley, Deborah Willis

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West and Central Neighborhood Spotlight

Posted on October 4, 2022

As part of the 2022 Biennial, FotoFocus is featuring a number of Neighborhood Spotlight Days: Opportunities to visit multiple Participating Venues in certain geographic locations on a day when artists, curators, and more will likely be present, along with other neighborhood activities—a great chance to dive into the energy of the Biennial… and map out a plan to get to venues in a year with such a chock-full exhibition list. Each day, you’re invited on a journey through art and the communities hosting it.

Featured here: West and Central Cincinnati; Saturday, October 8

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2022 FotoFocus Biennial Symposium Schedule

Posted on September 29, 2022

The 2022 FotoFocus Biennial Program Week, which runs September 29–October 8, constitutes the core of the Biennial, establishing the theme and dialogues that unite the broader programming. Featuring keynotes lectures, conversations, screenings, and receptions with exceptional artists and curators, the Biennial Program is designed to inspire conversations about the world through photography and lens-based art.

As part of the 2022 FotoFocus Biennial Program Week, running September 29–October 8, FotoFocus is pleased to share the... Continue