@NATGEO: The Most Popular Instagram Photos
Nov
11
Apr 30

@NATGEO: The Most Popular Instagram Photos

  • FotoWeekCentral @ Nat Geo

As the world’s top non-celebrity account on Instagram, National Geographic, or @natgeo, has more than 56 million followers and over 1 billion likes on its 11,000+ posted images. The exhibition will be a chance to experience the diversity of this innovative and eye-popping content firsthand. 

Illuminations by Larry O'Reilly
Nov
12
Dec 30

Illuminations by Larry O'Reilly

  • Hill Center

Larry O'Reilly took up photography in a more serious way after leaving the Smithsonian in 2007, where he had served as Assistant Director of the National Museum of Natural History, in charge of Exhibits and Public Spaces.

FotoWeekDC at the Phillips
Nov
12
Dec 31

FotoWeekDC at the Phillips

  • The Phillips Collection

On view this fall at the Phillips are 11 outstanding Aaron Siskind Harlem photographs, recent gifts to the museum, from 1937 and 1940. Siskind’s documentary photographs of Harlem from the 1930s are considered iconic visual statements distinguished by his innate humanism.

Inner City Hues
Nov
12
Dec 30

Inner City Hues

  • Hill Center

Inner City Hues is a vibrant collection of photography and painting that explores neighborhoods through layered compositions of architecture and design affected by time.

Challenging Adversity: Ibero-America copes with climate change
Nov
12
Dec 18

Challenging Adversity: Ibero-America copes with climate change

  • Hillyer Art Space

In partnership with the Ibero-American Cultural Attachés Association (AACIA), this exhibition examines how populations of Ibero-American countries have managed to face the vicissitudes caused by climate change through small ventures with more or less technological influence

The Material Instant, Zoetrope Animations by Eric Dyer
Nov
12
Dec 11

The Material Instant, Zoetrope Animations by Eric Dyer

  • Spagnuolo Gallery, Georgetown University, Walsh Building, First Floor

The Material Instant will present several zoetrope animations and animated videos by Eric Dyer. Dyer uses photographic images as source material that he transforms into animation through zoetrope devices.

Unveiled by Paola Parades
Nov
12
Dec 18

Unveiled by Paola Parades

  • Hillyer Art Space

On March 16, 2014, in a three-hour conversation, Paola Paredes told her parents “I’m gay.” Parades documented the event in the experimental photography project Unveiled. 

Lord of the Mangrove by Felipe Jácome.
Nov
14
Dec 22

Lord of the Mangrove by Felipe Jácome.

  • Embassy of Ecuador

The northwestern corner of Ecuador is home to the tallest mangrove trees in the world. Amidst the trees´ towering, almost fantastical, roots, people of nearby Afro-Ecuadorian communities gather black shells as their form of livelihood.

Sertão Cerrado José Diniz
Nov
16
Jan 27

Sertão Cerrado José Diniz

  • OAS F Street Gallery

We are pleased to announce Sertão Cerrado, an exhibition of photographs by Brazilian artist José Diniz. Sertão refers to backland region located inside the country, far from the coast. The Cerrado occupies much of the interior.


FotoFilm: Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures
Nov
20
5:30 pm17:30

FotoFilm: Mapplethorpe: Look At The Pictures

  • Former Residence of the Spanish Ambassador

Using two retrospectives at LA's Getty and LACMA museums as a backdrop, this definitive portrait profiles the controversial artist from early childhood, to his beginnings in NYC and his meteoric rise in the art world, to his untimely death in 1989.

Logan FotoTalk: Gabriela Bulisova
Nov
20
2:00 pm14:00

Logan FotoTalk: Gabriela Bulisova

  • FotoWeek Central @ Nat Gep

Gabriela Bulisova is a multimedia artist and documentary storyteller. Her intimate projects bridge the gap between fine art and documentary practices and focus on the impact of incarceration, the plight of refugees, and the aftermath of war and environmental disaster. 

FotoFilm: Spirits of Rebellion, DC Premiere
Nov
19
3:00 pm15:00

FotoFilm: Spirits of Rebellion, DC Premiere

  • Former Spanish Ambassador's Residence

Followed by Director talk, panel and Q&A

DC Premiere!

 

Panelists:

S. Torriano Berry: award-winning independent filmmaker and co-author "The 50 Most Influential Black Films," and "Historical Dictionary of African American Cinema"

O.Funmilayo Makarah: Writer and director of films and videos that explore cultural identity; founder of the Heritage Film Festival; founding member of L.A. Freewaves, a worldwide media arts organization.

Logan FotoTalk: Political Theatre - in conversation with Mark Peterson & Ben Baker
Nov
19
2:00 pm14:00

Logan FotoTalk: Political Theatre - in conversation with Mark Peterson & Ben Baker

  • FotoWeekCentral @ Nat Geo

“For politicians, the flash is like crack," says photographer Mark Peterson. Peterson and Baker have been covering the White House and the election from very different angles, as evidenced in their work shown at FotoWeekCentral during this festival. Join us as we take a journey and reflect on both this most recent election and what theatrics may lay ahead. It should be quite a trip.

FotoFilm: Until Until Until
Nov
19
1:00 pm13:00

FotoFilm: Until Until Until

  • Former Residence of the Spanish Ambassador

Screening of Edgar Arceneaux’s first live work, Until, Until, Until…, investigates the infamous 1981 performance of Broadway legend Ben Vereen, televised nationally as part of Ronald Reagan's inaugural celebration. Conversation with the director to follow the screening. 

Visions of the World - Improving your Travel Photography with Jonathan Zuck
Nov
19
12:00 pm12:00

Visions of the World - Improving your Travel Photography with Jonathan Zuck

  • Spilsbury Gallery

As part of a special exhibit at the Spilsbury called Visions of the World, award winning travel photographer, Jonathan Zuck, will be on hand to discuss some of his images included in the exhibition and discuss tips and tricks for taking better travel photos whether you're an aspiring pro or just on vacation with your iPhone.

DIY Digital Pinhole Workshop
Nov
19
9:30 am09:30

DIY Digital Pinhole Workshop

  • Hillyer Art Space

Join us for breakfast and a mini workshop with photographer Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah. Laila will be discussing her creative process, and leading the group in creating a "digital pinhole" using their own cameras, and lens caps that will be provided.

How Photography Influences Cross-Cultural Dialogue
Nov
17
6:30 pm18:30

How Photography Influences Cross-Cultural Dialogue

  • Hillyer Art Space

Join us for an evening of discussion with O. Louis Mazzatenta, Amalia Pizzardi and Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadalah. Our panelists will discuss how their own work with photography has influenced understanding of other cultures, both internationally and locally.