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Thank You for Making Second Century a Success!

October 30, 2017

The FotoFocus Symposium, Second Century: Photography, Feminism, Politics, brought together a rich diversity of speakers, addressing a broad range of topics ranging from the January 21, 2017, Women’s March on Washington and subsequent political activism; Latin American films by female filmmakers; to feminist engagement of photography as both conceptual art practice and widespread implication through … Continued

Photographing the American Dream

October 4, 2017

Our America has become more complicated as of late. Beyond the baseball fields, big college dreams, and idealized bootstrap philosophy that captures our attention, is a socio-economic ecology that is more honest than aspirational. When we talk about capturing America, we must include both sides of the American dream: the utopia of success and the … Continued

FotoFocus Adds Landscape Photographer Justine Kurland as Keynote Speaker

September 29, 2017

Kurland, known for portraits of fringe America, will replace Katy Grannan among Second Century symposium’s lineup of featured speakers Cincinnati, OH – FotoFocus’s Second Century: Photography, Feminism, Politics symposium, taking place at Memorial Hall on Saturday, October 7, 2017, has added Justine Kurland as one of its keynote speakers. Kurland is replacing Katy Grannan, who … Continued

The Ties That Bind Us: How Photography Unifies the Female Progressive Movement

September 28, 2017

When you share an image, are you sharing it as a woman? As a person with a disability? What about as a civil rights advocate? Your art is a part of who you are and how you chose to express yourself reflects the sum total of your identity. Intersectionality is a powerful concept. First coined … Continued

Symposium Panel Considers the Common Trope of a Woman with a Camera

September 20, 2017

What, if anything, does it mean to be a woman photographer? Cincinnati will soon have a chance to explore the topic during the 2:00pm panel of the Second Century: Photography, Feminism, Politics symposium on October 7, 2017 at Memorial Hall. The panel, “Woman with a Camera,” will reconsider the work of historical figures such as … Continued