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Wednesday October 5, 2022

Current will be screening on a continuious loop in The Carnegie Theatre. The film duration is 42 minutes.

Join Shannon Eggleston, Executive Director of i.imagine, and participating photographers on a walking tour of Wildest Dreams.

An open discussion with Photography and Tenderness Curators Eliza Gregory and Lorena Molina.

Thursday October 6, 2022

Current will be screening on a continuious loop in The Carnegie Theatre. The film duration is 42 minutes.

Join us for Young Adult Lab: Zine Club, a free drop-in art making program for young adults. All supplies will be provided by the CAC.

Meet the artist on a tour of the exhibition with commentary from Patrick Wack regarding how the series was created.

Passport-holder exclusive. Pepper Stetler, Associate Professor of Art History and FotoFocus guest curator, will discuss the exhibition Craft and Camera: The Art of Nancy Ford Cones.

MWSPE Conference Event: Gina Osterloh's photography and performance art present mark-making, the tracing of her own silhouette, and the body bound in reflective tape– in a quest to interrogate pre-conceived notions of identity. Gina Osterloh is an Assistant Professor of Art at The Ohio State University and her work is represented by Silverlens Galleries (Manila, Philippines) and Higher Pictures Generation (Brooklyn, New York).

Part of a film series, each screening is followed by a conversation between Mary Leonard and filmmakers or film scholars. Conversation followed by a reception.

A performance unlike any other, watch Roger work the projectors, switching out Film reels of both original and found footage building a collective panoramic of sight and sound. Performance starts at 8:00pm Performance in the Auditorium.

Friday October 7, 2022

Current will be screening on a continuious loop in The Carnegie Theatre. The film duration is 42 minutes.

Reservation Required. Register at https://www.bakerhunt.org/ - Look to the events section.

A walking tour will leave the gallery to Mill Creek at 7pm. Once on the creek, viewers will experience artist performances.

Opening reception with Society of Photographic Education Women's Caucus Chair, Sarah Ann Austin, in conversation with Xavier University Art Department Chair, Suzanne Chouteau, and Curator, Jordanne Renner.

Saturday October 8, 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!

Photographer Damon Wilson leads a tour through downtown Cincinnati where he shows how to capture the locations recorded by Curtis Gates Lloyd 100 years ago, demonstrating Lloyd’s techniques and style.

CMC shares objects from its Photography collections, historic newsreel footage, and an art-making activity in Newsreel Theater and the Cincinnati History Museum.

About the 2022 MWSPE Regional Conference: This year's theme highlights works concerned with the ebb and flow of social, political, and artistic trends and how these tropes and themes can return with differing focus and intensity. This conference and corresponding exhibitions focus on the incoming swell of ideas, explorations, and concerns of artists within the Midwest and how they see, process, and contextualize the recurrence and reemergence of social, political, and artistic tropes and trends in their own practices. In turn, this conference will serve as an artistic interpretation of world events / records from the perspective of artists from across the Midwest.

Opening reception will host new artworks and discussions about the project.

Join Local Eyes, a group of five Cincinnati-based photographers, as they discuss the exhibition theme and artwork selection.

As part of Made In Camp, Curators Gregory and Molina will work collaboratively with the public to identify ways in which their phones can be instruments for photographic tenderness.

Meet the artist on a tour of the exhibition with commentary from Tiffany Sutton on her creative process.

Join the opening reception where the artist on hand to answer questions. Wine, beer, water along with snacks (dependent on Covid guidelines).

Join us for the opening reception for Matthew Zory: Bodies of Sand, Desert Rhythms exhibition.

Join the opening reception Patrick Wack: DUST exhibition.

Join the opening reception Patrick Wack: DUST exhibition.

The Mount students who curated the photographs chosen for this exhibition will give a brief talk about how they went about making their choices of images.

Free and open to the public. Panel talk moderated by author Sergio Aguillón-Mata, featuring curators: Matt Distel, Esther Callahan, Daniel Fuller, Cameron Granger, and Tif Sigfrids for These Things Are Connected at The Carnegie, followed by a reception at 5pm.

Free and open to the public. Join the reception for These Things Are Connected, following a Panel Talk featuring the curators.

Reception and talk for Natural Encounters will be held on Saturday October 8th, 5pm–9pm. The talk will highlight the travels and conservation efforts of Cristina Mittermeier and Paul Nicklen.

About the 2022 MWSPE Regional Conference: This year's theme highlights works concerned with the ebb and flow of social, political, and artistic trends and how these tropes and themes can return with differing focus and intensity. This conference and corresponding exhibitions focus on the incoming swell of ideas, explorations, and concerns of artists within the Midwest and how they see, process, and contextualize the recurrence and reemergence of social, political, and artistic tropes and trends in their own practices. In turn, this conference will serve as an artistic interpretation of world events / records from the perspective of artists from across the Midwest.

Diego Leclery will be present for the week of the opening.
BasketShop will also provide an interview with the artist through its podcast channel, Canary.

Join the opening reception of Jesse Byerly’s solo exhibition, PORTALS.

Free and open to the public. Reception and Talk for Liz Roberts: Post Blonde.

Sunday October 9, 2022

Wednesday October 12, 2022

Panel of featured photographers: Bruce Checefsky, Amber N. Ford, Lori Nix, Kathleen Gerber, and Bridget Murphy Milligan moderated by independent curator William Messer, co-curator of PhotOH.

Encounter ancient Mesoamerican agriculture with David Lentz, Professor of Biological Sciences at the University of Cincinnati, and learn about his discoveries through the Lloyd Library’s photography collections.

Thursday October 13, 2022

The lecture talks about The Homeplace: Photographs From Historic African American Hamlets in Kentucky’s Inner Bluegrass Region and discusses the artist’s process and documentary work.

The lecture is at 4pm until 5pm at the Meyer's Gallery on the UC Main Campus. Paul Briol documented Cincinnati for several decades and the photographs in the exhibition were selected from the prints in the UC collection. Maureen France, photographer and Professor of Design at UC, will discuss Briol's work in the exhibition space.

Artist talk and opening reception of Mariquita “Micki” Davis’s Pacific Concrete.

Larry Brown and Tina Gutierrez share their creative journey and collaborative process, from the discovery of a particular photographic record to their expansive visual and narrative interpretations of that existential evidence.

Part of a film series, each screening is followed by a conversation between Mary Leonard and filmmakers or film scholars. Conversation followed by a reception.

Friday October 14, 2022

To celebrate the Participating Venues in the greater Dayton region, FotoFocus has arranged a free, round-trip bus tour from Cincinnati, OH to Dayton, OH. Passport Holder exclusive, seating is limited. Reservations are required. An invitation to Passport Holders will be sent shortly. Dayton Bus Trip Schedule (subject to change) 8:30am Leave Cincinnati, OH 9:30am Rosewood Arts Center … Continued

A reception for How Do You Want to be Seen? and From a Distance will take place with an artist talk by Darren Lee Miller.

Guided walking tour of Hometown Heroes in downtown Cincinnati, led by photographer J. Miles Wolf who will tell stories behind each of his historic collages and answer questions.

Hosted at opening at Antioch College with a panel discussion featuring the participating artists, with an interactive print/art trade between the visitors, students, and artists led by Asa Featherstone.

TBD opening reception & artist/curator talk- will be broadcast live on social media/recorded for later viewing, too-- this is critical for those that are physically unable to attend the opening.

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 … Continued

Repeating projection 8:30pm, 9pm, and 9:30pm.

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 … Continued

Saturday October 15, 2022

Tripod Camera Club will conduct a photography outing, exploring urban photography in the historical neighborhood of St. Anne’s Hill. New and experienced photographers welcome!

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!

“Peace by Piece”, a workshop conducted by the artist where participants create individual segments of a larger portrait that is revealed when the components are assembled. For children and adults.

Join us for the Artist Talk for Matthew Zory: Bodies of Sand, Desert Rhythms exhibition.

Curator Jack Hall offers a biographical sketch of photographer Alice Cusson and explores his work curating the show.

Meet the divers and learn about their international adventures and the challenges of underwater photography.

Families and children will have fun visiting themed craft and activity stations to further their underwater excursion.

Take part in a two-hour walking tour around the Baker Hunt campus and community for photographers. Please bring your camera; followed by a lecture from artist and instructor Ryan Hill.

Artist’s talk and walkthrough of the gallery, commenting on each photograph.

Join us to hear more about documenting Kentucky with Jack Gruber of Boyd’s Station, and Bill Burke, Bob Hower, and Ted Wathen of the Kentucky Documentary Project.

Artist Talk: Ryan Hill will discuss his concept, process, and love of photography amongst his work. Come enjoy an evening at Baker Hunt with refreshments.

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 … Continued

Repeating projection 8:30pm, 9pm, and 9:30pm.

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 … Continued

Sunday October 16, 2022

Curator and guest speakers talk about the exhibition.

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 … Continued

Hear from the Hughes High School and CCM Theatre Design and Production students about their creative process and technical realization.

Repeating projection 8:30pm, 9pm, and 9:30pm.

Monday October 17, 2022

Participatory artmaking for attendees inspired by the work of Asa Featherstone, IV and Mz. Icar (4–5:30pm)

Artist Talk (5:30–6:30pm)
- V2 Artist, Asa Featherstone, IV (live)
- Mural Artist, Mz. Icar (pre-recorded)

Participatory artmaking for attendees inspired by the work of Asa Featherstone, IV and Mz. Icar (4–5:30pm)

Artist Talk (5:30–6:30pm)
- V2 Gallery Artist, Asa Featherstone, IV (live)
- Mural Artist, Mz. Icar (pre-recorded)

Tuesday October 18, 2022

Meet and interact with exhibiting artist Virginia Kistler enjoying delicious refreshments. The reception is open to students, faculty, staff, and the general public.

Artist, Virginia Kistler, will discuss her latest work, including her public art, and discuss how her profession as a designer has informed much of her process.

Wednesday October 19, 2022

Dr. Tom Lowell, Geologist, University of Cincinnati discusses the science of glacial melt against a backdrop of fascinating photographs from his research and exploration.

Thursday 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 … Continued

Critical Distance Exhibition Tour, Panel Discussion, and Reception with Jordanne Renner, Curator, and participating artists for Columbus Neighborhood Spotlight Day

Part of a film series, each screening is followed by a conversation between Mary Leonard and filmmakers or film scholars. Conversation followed by a reception.

Friday October 21, 2022

A talk with the exhibiting artists learning about their process, what inspires them, and what’s next for them.

The Summit Gallery opening reception features an immersive installation as well as additional works created during the Maidens’ year-long Summit Hotel residency. For the Artist Talk the artists behind the fictional group, Maidens of the Cosmic Body Running, discuss strategies and challenges related to their year-long residency at the Summit Hotel, and their work in general with a performance to follow.

Artist Talk: 6-7pm
Performance: 7:30-8pm

Reservation Requied: www.bakerhunt.org/ - Look to the events section.

Saturday 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!

Darren Lee Miller shares the techniques he uses in creating his on-location portraits. He will emphasize his role as “photo technician and a careful listener” to create images together.

This panel discussion features local organizations specializing in the fields of reuse, recycling, and food waste, discussing ways people can work toward environmental sustainability.

Join a Museum Educator on Zoom for an interactive discussion of the major themes on view in American Myth & Memory: David Levinthal Photographs.

Artist Mark de Jong will discuss both the Swing House and Stair House.

Artists share their inspiration for featuring nature in their work as it relates to planet stewardship or their motivation for the creative pursuit of portraits that illuminate the human experience.

Artists share their inspiration for featuring nature in their work as it relates to planet stewardship or their motivation for the creative pursuit of portraits that illuminate the human experience.

Artists share their inspiration for featuring nature in their work as it relates to planet stewardship or their motivation for the creative pursuit of portraits that illuminate the human experience.

Sunday October 23, 2022

FREE Photo Walk at Gorman Heritage Farm led by Laura Ghory. Bring your camera or phone for some great photo opportunities and tips from a professional photographer!

Guests of all ages will learn about the basics of nature photography while interacting with various Cincinnati Nature Center volunteer photographers. Rain or Shine event.

Participating artists will discuss the exhibition and their experience of collaborating with the Flashes of Hope organization.

The closing reception will be a casual gathering of the public to view the exhibitions on display, with curators available for discussion and questions.

Wednesday October 26, 2022

P. J. Sturdevant Artist Talk, “Abstraction in Photography.” The artist will discuss his perspective on alternative photographic techniques.

The Maidens along with 6 Passport Holders co-create “photo-work” in the transformed Room 534. Viewers outside on the plaza see a shadow-play being performed behind the room’s ‘analog screen’ curtain.

Join artist Carlos Motta and art historian Ana María Reyes for a conversation on legacies of colonialism, transitional justice, reparations, and memorialization.

Thursday October 27, 2022

5:30 PM Reception, 6:15 PM Artist Talk. Photographer J. Miles Wolf discusses his work and process in bringing former Jewish community institutions to life and visits the gallery installation for informal conversation with attendees in the Mayerson Hall.

The Summit Gallery opening reception features an immersive installation as well as additional works created during the Maidens’ year-long Summit Hotel residency.

A remote artist talk open to all exhibiting artists and the public to invite discussion related to works on display and wider ideals surrounding contemporary art. A virtual artist talk inviting discussion related to the exhibition and wider ideas of contemporary art.

Subject checks in with the “stars” of some of the most significant documentaries of the past few decades – Capturing the Friedmans, Hoop Dreams, Minding the Gap, The Square, The Staircase, and The Wolfpack.

Part of a film series, each screening is followed by a conversation between Mary Leonard and filmmakers or film scholars. Conversation followed by a reception.

Friday 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!

Join Jenny Shives, Loveland Museum Center Curator, to Learn more about Nancy Ford Cones’s personal life and how her photographic work both reflected and directed her experiences.

The AAC welcomes the public to view our first-ever, student-curated FotoFocus exhibition about the relationships between humans and nature.

Highlights of this always-popular program include Midwaste/em> by FotoFocus artist Liz Roberts and heron 1954-2002/em> by Alexis McCrimmon, an editor in the Wexner Center’s Film/Video Studio and the sound designer on Midwaste/em>.

The artist will be working with our students during the day. (demos and crits)
We are hoping to have her artist talk and reception that same night in our gallery/theater.

Centered on Slave to the Sirens, the Middle East’s first all-female metal band, Sirens follows the band’s founders and guitarists as they try to navigate staying bandmates and friends after their romantic relationship with each other has ended.

A curator-led walk through of the exhibition, with questions and answers afterword.

Saturday October 29, 2022

A program of the group’s early short films from the mid ‘60s to the mid ‘80s. Made against the backdrop of long-term civil war, they offer a remarkable glimpse into this seldom seen moment in film history.  

A program of the group’s early short films from the mid ‘60s to the mid ‘80s. Made against the backdrop of long-term civil war, they offer a remarkable glimpse into this seldom seen moment in film history.

Examine the economic and cultural forces at play on the Hawaiian island of Kaua’i through a kaleidoscopic collage of home movies from four generations of director Anthony Banua-Simon’s family, Clips from numerous Hollywood productions, and troves of found footage.

Filmmaker Jon-Sesrie Goff returns to the plot of South Carolina land that has been in his family since the 1860s to explore ideas of Black inheritance, generational wisdom and collective history.

Sunday October 30, 2022

An eclectic program of short films that are unified by the filmmaker's deep sense of inquisitiveness and playful point of view, including The Universal Language/em>, a look at the history of the utopian language Esperanto.

A provocative and powerful new documentary that looks at why nations struggle to acknowledge problematic aspects of their own history, focused on a 1948 massacre that's alleged to have occurred during Israel's founding.

Monday October 31, 2022

The new film by renowned Chilean filmmaker Patricio Guzmán documents the massive social protest movement that swept Chile from 2019-2021 and led to the regime-changing election of a new left-wing coalition.

Thursday November 3, 2022

Join guest curator Ashley Lumb for a discussion of the exhibition I Hear America Singing: Contemporary Photography from America. The talk will take place at Columbus Museum of Art on Broad Street.

Photographers Tina Gutierrez and Emily Momohara talk about the work featured in Craft and Camera: The Art of Nancy Ford Cones ; Emily Everhart, Assistant Professor, Art Academy of Cincinnati, moderator.

Friday November 4, 2022

Saturday November 5, 2022

Inspired by the Wex’s fall 2022 exhibitions, Carlos Motta: Your Monsters, Our Idols and Sharing Circles: Carol Newhouse and the WomanShare Collective, this participatory gathering invites collective exploration of place and community through queer and decolonial lenses. More details coming soon, visit www.wexarts.org for updates!

Sunday November 6, 2022

Visit Jewish sites downtown and in Avondale with J. Miles Wolf and Abby Schwartz. Visit the Skirball exhibition on the historic campus of Hebrew Union College following the bus tour.

Wednesday November 9, 2022

Photographers Rick Conner and TJ Vissing describe their process and inspiration for their work displayed in Visions of Nature across Time and Place.

Saturday November 12, 2022

Closing reception for How Do You Want to be Seen? and From a Distance with artist talks by Darren Lee Miller and Ivette Spradlin at 2pm.

Saturday November 19, 2022

Curator Kent Krugh introduces a project inspired by artist Alyssa Salomon in which artists from four high schools turn trail camera images into a Community Gallery exhibition. Student artist Q&A.

Saturday November 26, 2022

Thursday December 1, 2022

A moderated conversation between artists J. Miles Wolf and Andrew Cenci exploring forgotten and unseen histories through photography.

Friday December 2, 2022

James Nares virtual conversation with The Contemporary Dayton Curator, Michael Goodson. Release date: Friday, December 2, 6 pm. Watch live at: https://vimeo.com/thecodayton

Thursday December 8, 2022

Join photographer J. Miles Wolf and Skirball Museum director Abby Schwartz for an informal light lunch and gallery walk and talk.

Wednesday January 18, 2023

Against the backdrop of the exhibition Jewish Cincinnati: A Photographic Record by J. Miles Wolf, enjoy an illustrated lecture by Skirball Museum director and exhibition curator Abby Schwartz about Cincinnati’s rich legacy of Jewish art and history. Visit the exhibition following the lecture with Schwartz and photographer J. Miles Wolf.

Sunday January 29, 2023

Museum staff, volunteers, and photographer J. Miles Wolf will be on hand for informal tours on the final day of the exhibition. Light refreshments will be served.