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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 ArtHub: Open Call for Entries

Posted on March 22, 2018

FotoFocus is excited to announce a Call for Entries to curators, artists, and communities in the Greater Cincinnati region to activate the FotoFocus ArtHub during the 2018 FotoFocus Biennial. The FotoFocus ArtHub is an inflatable pop-up project space that can be used for exhibitions, installations, performances, workshops, projections—we are looking for creative approaches, so don’t hold back. Projects should embrace this year’s Biennial theme, Open Archive—an exploration of how we organize and care for the unruly abundance inherent in lens-based art—and we encourage ideas that bring together community spirit and collaborative efforts, in alignment with the organization’s lens-based focus. FotoFocus will award $10,000 in support... Continue reading FotoFocus ArtHub: Open Call for Entries

FotoFocus Biennial 2018: Open Archive

Posted on February 2, 2018

Now in its fourth iteration, the FotoFocus Biennial 2018 will span over 80 projects at museums and galleries across Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky and Dayton and Columbus, Ohio, and feature more than 200 artists, curators, and educators. Each Biennial is structured around a unifying theme; for 2018 that theme is Open Archive—emphasizing the centrality of photography and lens-based art to modernism, and examining our fundamental need to preserve photographs and to tell stories through their collection, organization, and interpretation. Visit for more information. #FotoFocus2018   #OpenArchive   #FotoFocus Continue reading FotoFocus Biennial 2018: Open Archive