Join FotoDC & BYT for an incredible FotoWeekDC 2017 Opening Party!
A group of local organizations is partnering with the World Press Photo Foundation to bring the World Press Photo Exhibition 2017 to Washington this November. The exhibition represents the best visual journalism of the past year and is seen by 4 million people in 100 cities throughout the world.
Presented by ASMP DC, Smithsonian American Art Museum, & FotoweekDC. Join veteran photographer Jodi Cobb on a whirlwind retrospective of a distinguished career that has spanned four decades.
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.
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.
Join the Leica Store DC in collaboration with Furthermore Printshop for an introduction to digital printing.
This special performance, featuring Místochord music collaborators Sean Winters and Troy Pryor, serves as a live score to an exclusive, extended video projection of New World Voyage imagery.
Renowned hip hop documentarians Chi Modu and Janette Beckman in conversation.
Writer Vikki Tobak talks with two photographers who have played critical roles in shaping hip hop imagery and offer a rare glimpse into the creative process that went into the making of each photo.
Before moving to Washington in 2005, Somodevilla worked for nine years at daily newspapers, including for the Detroit Free Press, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Fort Wayne (Indiana) News-Sentinel. He was named Michigan Press Photographer of the Year in 2003.
Followed by Director talk, panel and Q&A
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.
“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.
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.
Diary of a Journey: A Tribute to Inge Morath will be screening both Saturday, November 12th from 4:00pm - 4:30pm and Sunday November 20th from 3:00pm - 3:30pm.
Join us for the screening of the award winning documentary shorts and a conversation between filmmaker Rob Shore and his subjects, photographers Nicole Tung and Robin Hammond
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.
Carlos Irijalba's work analyzes the way in which western culture recreates an abstract medium that loses all relations except to itself. Join him in conversation on November 19th at 11:30am.
Dislocating subjects from their realities, Renato D'Agostin depicts his perception of the space around him, the relationship between the architecture and people, opening a new portal in the spectator’s imagination.
The Coast Road exhibit is an exploration of rural southwest Ireland. This series captures the breathtaking landscapes and intimate spaces that make up the small coast roads along the Atlantic Ocean.
Mark Peterson is a photographer based in New York City. His work is published in New York Times Magazine, New York Magazine, Fortune Magazine, Time Magazine, ESPN the Magazine, Geo Magazine and many other national and international publications.
Celebrate FotoWeekDC at the National Air and Space Museum during Creative Control: After Hours with Art of the Airport Tower, a 21+ program.
Nicole Tung (b. 1986) is an American citizen born and raised in Hong Kong. She graduated from New York University in 2009 with a double major in journalism and history, and currently freelances for clients including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and other international newspapers and magazines.