The concept of THRIVE was born from a need. A need to highlight young leaders of color who represent the spirit of a culture.
Focus on the Story organized some of D.C.'s top street photographers to document the contentious inauguration of Donald J. Trump, which was met with rioting, peaceful civil disobedience and one of the largest protest marches in U.S. history.
Join us for a day of talks by artists, focusing on some of the most timely topics today.
Marked, Unmarked, Remembered presents photographs of significant sites from US history, posing unsettling questions about the contested memory of traumatic episodes from the nation’s past.
In The Invisible Wall, Susana Raab uses large and medium format film cameras while approaching strangers for portraits and photographing landscapes of historical or cultural significance in the development of EoR.
Facing Change: Documenting Detroit is a community photojournalism initiative creating a documentary record of Detroit by Detroit-area photographers.
Logan FotoTalks: Tales of American Cities - Documenting the Past, Present and Future of Urban Landscapes
Join us at #FotoWeekCentral for a series of talks around urban landscapes.
For the closing conversation of this year's FotoWeekDC festival, we wanted to dedicate some time to a reminder of why most of us fell (and stayed) in love with photography, both as a profession and a passion.
Photographers Violetta Markelou (DC) and Adreinne Waheed (NYC) will present images taken during the August 2015 Afropunk Music Festival in Brooklyn, New York. Observations on gender, sexuality, music, aesthetics and cultural hybridity will be discussed. Moderated by DJ Adrian Loving
Andy Fernandez is a filmmaker and photographer based in Washington, DC. His first short film RISERS explores the lives and identities of young undocumented Americans. Currently, he is directing music videos and in pre-production on a narrative feature film.
Dave is the photographer and author of the award-winning book "Prairie Thunder." His photographs and articles have appeared in Wilderness, Outdoor Photographer, High Country News, Land and People, Outside, and elsewhere. Dave's new book, titled "Sage Spirit, The American West At A Crossroads" was published by Braided River Publishing in July, 2015. The book and outreach campaign covers the imperiled sagebrush ecosystem from Greater Yellowstone to southwest Colorado.
Alison Jones began her photographic career in 1985 in Kenya when she started documenting protected areas, wildlife and community development. In 1999 she helped the start-up of Kenya's Mara Conservancy. In 2005 she wrote a Proposed Management Plan for Ethiopia’s NechSar National Park based on the Mara Conservancy. She has photographed ecosystems, conservation management and rural development projects in the US, Canada, sixteen African nations and seven Latin American countries.
Krista Schlyer, winner of the Ansel Adams Award for conservation photography and the National Outdoor Book Award, will be presenting a slideshow about the wildlife, people and ecology of the Anacostia River watershed in Washington DC, and the decades-long endeavor to restore this beleaguered landscape.
Eric Gottesman discusses his new book Sudden Flowers.
The Photobook, a conversation about the history, present and future of photography publishing.