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Fotoweek DC 2015 FotoTalks at FotoWeekCentral

 

 Photo ©Philip Toledano.

Photo ©Philip Toledano. Fotoweek DC 2015.

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 FotoTalks: November 7 – 15, 2015.

 

Saturday, November 7th: Logan FotoTalks: Fine Art Day

  • BERNHARD HILDEBRANDT
    Noon, Nov 7th
    Bernhard Hildebrandt currently lives and works in Baltimore, Maryland. He has been featured in many exhibitions, including The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC; The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore; Feigen Contemporary, New York City; Gallery Olym, Tokyo among others.
  • BEGO ANTÓN
    1:00PM, Nov 7th
    Bego Antón will be at FotoWeek Central to discuss her latest project, Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha.
    “This is a story of women and men who dance with their dogs; and of dogs who dance with their humans” – Bego Antón
  • MURIEL HASBUN
    2:00PM, Nov 7th
    Through an intergenerational, transnational, and transcultural lens, Hasbun constructs contemporary narratives and establishes a space for dialogue where individual and collective memory spark new questions about identity and place.
  • PHILIP TOLEDANO
    3:00PM, Nov 7th
    “The themes of my work are primarily socio-political, although lately I’ve strayed into the deeply personal” – Philip Toledano
  • ROBIN SCHWARTZ
    4:00PM, Nov 7th
    Schwartz’s photographs have been published in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker Magazines, TIME Magazine LIGHTBOX, New York Times Lens Blog and more.

Sunday, November 8th: Logan FotoTalks: FotoBooks Day

  • WENDY GROSSMAN & LARISSA LECLAIR ON THE PHOTOBOOK
    Noon, Nov 8th
    The Photobook, a conversation about the history, present and future of photography publishing.
  • BRIAN DAILEY
    2:00pm, Nov 8th
    Brian Dailey discusses his new book America in Color.
  • VINCENT CIANNI
    3:00pm, Nov 8th
    Vincent Cianni discusses his new book Gays in the Military.
  • JESSE BURKE
    4:00pm, Nov 8th
    Jesse Burkes discusses his latest book Wild & Precious.
  • LOGAN FOTOTALK: ERIC GOTTESMAN
    5:00pm, Nov 8th
    Eric Gottesman discusses his new book Sudden Flowers.

Saturday, November 14th: Logan FotoTalks: Wildlife & Conservation Day

  • KRISTA SCHLYER
    Noon, Nov 14th
    Krista Schlyer is part of the International Conservation Photographers organization.
  • ALISON M. JONES
    1:00pm, Nov 14th
    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.
  •  PAUL COLANGELO
    2:00pm, Nov 14th
    Photographer Paul Colangelo will share three stories of marine wildlife—belugas, sockeye salmon and salvation fish—and the challenges they face in his home country.
  •  MICHAEL FORSBERG
    3:00pm, Nov 14th
    Once considered part of the Great American Desert, the Platte River Basin lies in the heart of North America’s Great Plains and is one of the most appropriated river systems in the world. The basin supports one of the world’s great industrial agricultural powerhouses laid over one of the most endangered and altered grassland ecosystems on earth.
  • JAIME ROJO
    4:00pm, Nov 14th
    For 5 years Jaime Rojo has documented this story using a wide array of visual languages to engage civil society in the campaign to protect this emblematic river.

Sunday, November 15th: Logan FotoTalks: Fresh Perspectives Day

  • ANDY FERNANDEZ – RISERS
    Noon, Nov 15th
    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.
  • NAKEYA BROWN
    1:00pm, Nov 15th
    Through portraiture and still-life images, Nakeya Brown’s work explores the way in which beauty standards, popular culture, race, and gender impact memory, identity formation, and body image.
  • AFROPUNK: EXPOSED
    2:00pm – 4:00pm, Nov 15th
    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

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