2018 FotoFocus Biennial: Conversation with Teju Cole. Photo by Jacob Drabik

FotoFocus Talks

FotoFocus hosts lens-based programming that supports and expands the cultural dialogue, inspiring conversations about the world through photography and film. In 1996, FotoFocus founders launched the Lecture and Visiting Artist Series; and in 2010, the organization expanded the program to include Symposiums, talks, and virtual conversations. More than fifty internationally-renowned photographers and filmmakers have participated in the FotoFocus Lecture and Visiting Artist Series including Doug Aitken, Tina Barney, Jo Ann Callis, Gregory Crewdson, Thomas Demand, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Mitch Epstein, Roe Ethridge, Larry Fink, Paul Graham, Todd Hido, Barbara Kasten, Michael Kenna, Zoe Leonard, Duane Michaels, Laurel Nakadate, David Benjamin Sherry, Laurie Simmons, Sandy Skoglund, Alec Soth, Doug + Mike Starn, Joyce Tenneson, John Waters, and Roger Ross Williams.

FotoFocus Talks

Paul Graham

Fall 2014

Laura Letinsky

Fall 2013

James Welling

Spring 2013

Laurel Nakadate

Fall 2012

Uta Barth

Spring 2012

Leo Rubinfien

Fall 2011

Philip-Lorca Dicorcia

Spring 2011

Yamini Nayar

Fall 2010

Doug Aitken

Spring 2010

Hank Willis Thomas

Fall 2009

Thomas Demand

Thomas Demand

Spring 2009

Todd Hido

Fall 2008

Gregory Crewdson

Spring 2008

Elinor Carucci

Fall 2007

Mona Kuhn

Spring 2007

Nancy Burson

Fall 2006

Linda Connor

Spring 2006

Birney Imes

Fall 2005

Jo Ann Callis

Spring 2005

Susan Kae Grant

Fall 2004

Earlie Hudnall, Jr.

Spring 2004

Arthur Tress

Fall 2003

Kenneth Josephson

Spring 2003

Joyce Tenneson

Fall 2002

Tina Barney

Spring 2002

Rimma Gerlovina & Valeriy Gerlovin

Fall 2001

Keith Carter

Spring 2001

Duane Michaels

Fall 2000

Barbara Kasten

Spring 2000

Jerry Uelsmann

Fall 1999

Jock Sturges

Spring 1999

Shelby Lee Adams

Fall 1998

William Christenberry

Spring 1998

Laurie Simmons

Fall 1997

Sandy Skoglund

Spring 1997

Patrick Nagatani

Fall 1996