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Press Releases for Second Century: Photography, Feminism, Politics Symposium

FotoFocus Expands Second Century: Photography, Feminism, Politics—Katy Grannan, Tabitha Soren, and Aruna D’Souza Complete the Lineup as a PDF

FotoFocus Presents Second Century: Photography, Feminism, Politics Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Memorial Hall as a PDF

Media Coverage of FotoFocus Biennial 2016

ARTnews, March 10, 2017, A Pleasure Cruise: An Interview with Roe Ethridge

Photograph Magazine, November/December 2016 Issue, Roe Ethridge: It’s Personal

Cincinnati Magazine, November 1, 2016, These Photographs Are So Normal, They Might Just Make You Uncomfortable

The Guardian, October 27, 2016, Roe Ethridge’s Best Photograph: His Car Being Pulled From a Florida Canal

L’Oeil De La Photographie, October 26, 2016, FotoFocus, an Alternative Understanding of the Documentary Photograph

Hyperallergic, October 20, 2016, A Photographer of Unsettlingly Mundane, Lynchian Images

CityBeat, October 19, 2016, John Divola Scores a Hit at FotoFocus

American Photo, October 18, 2016, 6 Truths About Photography We Were Reminded of at FotoFocus Biennial 2016 in Cincinnati

Interview Magazine, October 16, 2016, Roe Ethridge’s Temporalities

Widewalls, October 13, 2016, We Talked About the FotoFocus Biennial With the Artistic Director and Curator Kevin Moore

Aeqai, October 8, 2016, Undocumenting the Document: An Interview With Kevin Moore

WCPO News, October 5, 2016, FotoFocus Biennial 2016: Spend Some Time With These 10 Photography Exhibits

Dayton City Paper, October 4, 2016, FotoFocus Biennial Drives the Power of Image Through Dayton

Cincinnati.com, October 3, 2016, Who Put Up That Dome at the Banks?

WVXU, October 3, 2016, FotoFocus Is Back With Photographic Exhibits and Events Throughout October

Slate, September 29, 2016, Using Portraiture to Explore Identity and Queerness in South Africa

Slate, September 28, 2016, This Photographer Playfully Blurs the Line Between Personal and Commercial Images

CityBeat, September 28, 2016, The 2016 FotoFocus Biennial Offers Works of Long-Lasting Value

Artinfo, September 23, 2016, FotoFocus Biennial Returns This October

TIME, September 22, 2016, The 32 U.S. Photo Exhibitions You Can’t Miss

Artinfo, July 21, 2016, Kentucky Renaissance: The Lexington Camera Club and Its Community, 1954–1974

Widewalls, June 30, 2016, FotoFocus Biennial Cincinnati 2016

Artinfo, May 26, 2016, FotoFocus Announces 2016 Exhibitions and Programming

Press Releases for FotoFocus Biennial 2016

FotoFocus Biennial 2016: Third Edition of Biennial Met with Critical Acclaim as a PDF

FotoFocus Announces Opening Week Program for the FotoFocus Biennial 2016 as a PDF

FotoFocus Announces Complete Exhibition Program for the FotoFocus Biennial 2016 as a PDF

FotoFocus Announces Participating Venues for the FotoFocus Biennial 2016 as a PDF

FotoFocus Announces Roe Ethridge: Nearest Neighbor as major exhibition for the 2016 FotoFocus Biennial as a PDF

FotoFocus Announces Theme of FotoFocus Biennial 2016: Photography, the Undocument as a PDF

Article by Kevin Moore, FotoFocus Artistic Director and Curator

The Guardian, November 17, 2015, Whipping up a storm: how Robert Mapplethorpe shocked America

Press Releases for The Perfect Moment: 25 Years Later

FotoFocus Presents a Panel Discussion on the 25th Anniversary of the Robert Mapplethorpe Obscenity Trial in Cincinnati Following the Watershed Exhibition The Perfect Moment as a PDF

Media Coverage of The Perfect Moment: 25 Years Later

ARTnews, November 16, 2015, 9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

Observer, November 16, 2015, 13 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before November 20

The Art Newspaper, November 6, 2015, A question of censorship: 25 years after the Mapplethorpe trial

CityBeat, November 5, 2015, FotoFocus Takes its Mapplethorpe Symposium on the Road

Press Releases for the Mapplethorpe + 25 Symposium

Mapplethorpe + 25: A Symposium to Commemorate the 25th Anniversary of Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Moment Co-Presented by FotoFocus and the Contemporary Arts Center as a PDF

Media Coverage of the Mapplethorpe + 25 Symposium

ARTnews, November 18, 2015, ‘He Taught Me How to Be a Leather Dyke’: And Other Perfect Moments From Fotofocus’s Cincinnati Symposium on the 1990 Mapplethorpe Controversy

Cincinnati.com, October 22, 2015, 25 years later: Mapplethorpe in Cincinnati

WVXU, October 15, 2015, 25 Years Since The Robert Mapplethorpe Exhibit Opened At The Contemporary Arts Center

CityBeat, October 14, 2015, A New Perfect Moment: Cincinnati celebrates photographer Robert Mapplethorpe 25 years after controversy

CityBeat, October 7, 2015, Robert Mapplethorpe’s Art, Life Focus of Upcoming Symposium

The Art Newspaper, May 15, 2015, Mapplethorpe’s ‘obscene’ exhibition revisited 25 years on

CityBeat, March 26, 2015, FotoFocus Sponsors Upcoming Robert Mapplethorpe Symposium

Press Releases for FotoFocus Biennial 2014

FotoFocus Biennial 2014: Second Edition of Biennial Met with Acclaim, Kevin Moore Named Artistic Director and Curator for FotoFocus Biennial 2016 as a PDF

Fotofocus Launches the FotoFocus Biennial 2014: Photography in Dialogue as a PDF

Fotofocus Exhibitions Curated by Kevin Moore as a PDF

Fotofocus Announces Opening Week Program at Memorial Hall Featuring Special Guests Jeff L. Rosenheim and John Waters as a PDF

Fotofocus Announces Exhibitions and Programming for the Fotofocus Biennial 2014: Photography in Dialogue as a PDF

FotoFocus Announces Second Edition of FotoFocus Biennial: Photography in Dialogue as a PDF

Media Coverage of FotoFocus Biennial 2014

AEQAI, October 31, 2014, Public Art: Mural Month and FotoFocus (PDF)

Whitewall, October 16, 2014, A Look at Cincinnati’s FotoFocus Biennial

Cincinnati.com, October 16, 2014, Dhani Jones FotoFocus show opens at Miller Gallery

Cincinnati.com, October 16, 2014, Things to do this weekend: Oct. 16-19

CityBeat, October 15, 2014, Selfie Queen Vivian Maier: A Quiet Pursuit of Personal Reflections

The News Record, October 15, 2014, Exhibit unearths long-lost photos by Vivian Maier

Soapbox Cincinnati, October 14, 2014, ArtWorks and Cincinnati Metro transform bus shelters into photo exhibit

The River City News, October 13, 2014, Romantic: Photos of Paris in Night & Day from the Early & Mid 20th Century on Display at the Taft

DowntownCincinnati.com, October 13, 2014, Bringing Things into Focus

Cincinnati.com, October 12, 2014, John Waters shares his secrets with FotoFocus crowd

ARTINFO, October 12, 2014, Overheard at FotoFocus: John Waters Offers Useful, If Filthy, Advice

Artillery Magazine, October 12, 2014, Light and Shadow in Cincinnati (2)

FOX19, October 12, 2014, FotoFocus Biennial 2014, Arts and Events

ARTINFO, October 11, 2014, Overheard at FotoFocus: Jeff Rosenheim Talks Civil War Photography

ARTINFO, October 10, 2014, Week in Review: From Joan Jonas to JMW Turner, Our Top Stories

ARTINFO, October 10, 2014, Overheard at FotoFocus: David Benjamin Sherry Lives on the Edge

ARTINFO, October 10, 2014, Q&A: Kevin Moore On FotoFocus and Breaking Photography Out of Its Box

ARTINFO, October 10, 2014, Slideshow: View Featured Photos from the FotoFocus Biennial 2014

Artillery Magazine, October 10, 2014, Moving Towards the Light in Cincinnati (1)

Whitewall, October 9, 2014, FotoFocus Biennial: Q&A With Barbara Probst

Cincinnati Life, October 8, 2014, Living life in the Queen City: FotoFocus Biennial 2014

CityBeat, October 8, 2014, Joyful Filth: The iconic John Waters brings his monologue–and more–to FotoFocus

CityBeat, October 8, 2014, Street Photography in the 21st Century

CityBeat, October 8, 2014, To Do This Week

Cincinnati.com, October 8, 2014, FotoFocus festival launches with film-music performance

AEQAI, October 4, 2014, One-Eyed Thief (PDF)

AEQAI, October 4, 2014, The Messy Democracy of Photography: An Interview with FotoFocus’s Kevin Moore and Mary Ellen Goeke (PDF)

365Cincinnati.com, October 3, 2014, Things to do This Weekend in Cincinnati – October 3-5

Cincinnati.com, September 30, 2014, Trading supermodels for kids with disabilities

WCPO, September 26, 2014, Rick Guidotti, Cincinnati ReelAbilities Film Festival working to change the way you view beauty

Eventful.com, September 26, 2014, FotoFocus Biennial 2014 in Cincinnati

CityBeat, August 21, 2014, FotoFocus Is Bringing John Waters to Town

The Art Newspaper, August 20, 2014, It’s a filthy world (PDF)

Gallerist, August 20, 2014, New York Observer Gallerist NY Morning Links (PDF)

The Cincinnati Enquirer, August 11, 2014, FotoGram@Art Hub debuts in Washington Park this fall (PDF from Cincinnati.com, PDF from the Cincinnati Enquirer)

CityBeat, June 4, 2014, FotoFocus Has New Ideas, Big Plans for 2014 Event (PDF)

Whitewall, May 27, 2014, Kevin Moore on the Relationship of Photography and Film (PDF)

ARTINFO, May 8, 2014, Cincinnati’s FotoFocus Biennial to Open this October

Press Releases for FotoFocus Biennial 2012

FOTOFOCUS exhibiting artist Anthony Luensman awarded $20,000.00 NEA Grant as a PDF

FOTOFOCUS Biennial Readies for October 2012 Launch as a PDF

Join FOTOFOCUS on Fountain Square during MidPoint Music Festival, Friday June 29th as a PDF

Internationally Recognized Photographer Uta Barth is the Spring 2012 FOTOFOCUS Lecturer & Visiting Artist as a PDF

Art Academy of Cincinnati Announces FOTOFOCUS OCT. 2012 Plans as a PDF

The FOTOFOCUS Preview Event on Fountain Square, September 12, 2011 as a PDF

FOTOFOCUS Announces the October 2012 Launch of Its First Biennial, June 22, 2011 as a PDF

Media Coverage of FotoFocus Biennial 2012

November, 18 2012, The New York Times: Blind Faith as a PDF

November, 10 2012, CIncinnati.Com: Photographers Explore ‘ Landscapes of the Mind ‘ as a PDF

November, 09 2012, Phyllis Weston Gallery: Shinji Turner – Yamamoto as a PDF

November, 04 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: “Gravity of Light” Goes to Church as a PDF

November, 01 2012, FotoFocus: Doug + Mike Starn: Gravity of Light as a PDF

November, 01 2012, Snapshots: FotoFocus Tyler Shields Preview Party as a PDF

November, 01 2012, Express: Glamorama as a PDF

November, 01 2012, Snapshots: FotoFocus as a PDF

November, 01 2012, CITYBEAT: Fotofocus Comes to an End After Many High Points as a PDF

November, 01 2012, FotoFocus Comes to an End After Many High Points as a PDF

October, 31 2012, Jane Alden Stevens: The Value of Fotofocus as a PDF

October, 29 2012, Jane Alden Stevens: Fotofocus Shows I’ve Seen – #3 as a PDF

October, 29 2012, Jane Alden Stevens: Fotofocus Shows I’ve Seen – #2 as a PDF

October, 27 2012, Jane Alden Stevens: Fotofocus Shows I’ve Seen – #1 as a PDF

October, 24 2012, CITYBEAT: Star Power Gleams at the Taft as a PDF

October, 24 2012, CITYBEAT: Event, Carnevil Fotofocus Haunted Halloween Party as a PDF

October, 24 2012, CITYBEAT: Even Without a Chicken Dance, Fotofocus is a Worthy ‘Octoberfest’ as a PDF

October, 24 2012, Even Without a Chicken Dance, FotoFocus is a Worthy ‘Octoberfest’ as a PDF

October, 20 2012, Cincinnati.Com: 60 Photographers Pose in Each Other’s Lens as a PDF

October, 20 2012, What Needs To Be Done Before FotoFocus 2014 as a PDF

October, 19 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: Documentary photos explore faraway places as a PDF

October, 17 2012, CITYBEAT: Laurel Nakadate Eagerly Awaits Upcoming FotoFocus Lecture as a PDF

October, 17 2012, CITYBEAT: L.A. Style Meets Substance in Herb Ritts Exhibit as a PDF

October, 16 2012, INTERNATIONALLY NAKADATE IS FALL 2012 FOTOFOCUS LECTURER AND VISITING ARTIST as a PDF

October, 16 2012, CITYBEAT: Finding the Fotofocus Art that Transcends Categories as a PDF

October, 16 2012, Baby Bloomr, Surprising Cincinnati: Who Knew? as a PDF

October, 12 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: Tyler Shields Exhibit Opens at Miller Gallery Tonight as a PDF

October, 11 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: Photographer, Provocateur at Miller Gallery as a PDF

October, 10 2012, CITYBEAT: Shoot (For) The Stars as a PDF

October, 10 2012, CITYBEAT: Regional Celebration of Photography Takes Cincinnati Art Scene by Storm as a PDF

October, 08 2012, Xavier University: Xavier’s Art Department and FotoFocus Cincinnati Present Exhibits of and by Local Photographers as a PDF

October, 08 2012, Cincinnati.Com: Main Library Displays Frame Cincinnati Photos as Part of FotoFocus as a PDF

October, 08 2012, Cincinnati.Com: FotoFocus Kickoff Party as a PDF

October, 08 2012, CITYBEAT: Bill Frisell and the 858 Quartet as a PDF

October, 08 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: Fotofocus Exhibitions Document ‘ World Famous ‘ of four eras as a PDF

October, 08 2012, CITYBEAT: Fotofocus Takes Cincinnati By Storm as a PDF

October, 07 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: Fotofocus In Northern Kentucky as a PDF

October, 06 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: Retired NKU Professor Works on Fotofocus Project as a PDF

October, 03 2012, FotoFocus Cincinnati Collector’s Roundtable Collection as a PDF

October, 03 2012, CITYBEAT: The Scariness and Brilliance of the Starns’ “Gravity of Light” as a PDF

October, 01 2012, CincinnatiUSA.Com: Lecture with Laurel Nakadate as a PDF

October, 01 2012, CincinnatiUSA.Com: Come for FotoFocus, Stay for BB Riverboats as a PDF

October, 01 2012, MILLENIUM: Look Around FotoFocus In Cincinnati as a PDF

October, 01 2012, The Cincinnati Magazine , Snapshot: Fotofocus Brings the World of Photography to our Doorstep as a PDF

October, 01 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: Fotofocus Preview Event as a PDF

October, 01 2012, Alexa Von Bargen: Out of Focus as a PDF

October, 01 2012, Small Town Big Cincy: Fotofocus, Taft Museum as a PDF

October, 01 2012, Fotofocus: Two Events Feature Enquirer Photos as a PDF

October, 01 2012, FOTOFOCUS: The Work of Paul Briol at Cincinnati’s Museum Center as a PDF

October, 01 2012, Becky Linhardt, Focusing on Photography as a PDF

October, 01 2012, AEQAI, What is the Light? Doug and Mike Starn: Gravity of Light as a PDF

October, 01 2012, AEQAI, Stephen Berens: Thinking of Pinturicchio as a PDF

October, 01 2012, AEQAI, Reporting Back: A Survey of Documentary Photography as a PDF

October, 01 2012, AEQAI, POSTCARDS FROM MT OLYMPU.S. as a PDF

October, 01 2012, AEQAI, Polaroids from “Stay the Same Never Change” as a PDF

October, 01 2012, AEQAI, Photography: A Perfect Fit for Former Dancer as a PDF

October, 01 2012, AEQAI, Glamorama: Herb Ritts at the Cincinnati Art Museum, and Edward Steichen at the Taft Museum of Art as a PDF

October, 01 2012, AEQAI, Barry Andersen is Elemental as a PDF

October, 01 2012, AEQAI, “Aperture” at Phyllis Weston Gallery as a PDF

October, 01 2012, AEQAI, Anthony Luensman Explores Carnal Delights in “Taint” as a PDF

October, 01 2012, AEQAI, All Kinds of Time as a PDF

October, 01 2012, AEQAI, A Look Back at a Life in Pictures: Photographs by Gordon Baer as a PDF

September, 29 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: Fotofocus Weston Gallery Hosts Luensman as a PDF

September, 27 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: 3 Dont-Miss Photo Shows as a PDF

September, 25 2012, Downtown Cincinnati Inc.: Cincinnati’s FOTOFOCUS as a PDF

September, 20 2012, Cincinnati.Com: Photos Featured at UC for FotoFocus as a PDF

September, 20 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: Photos Featured at UC for Fotofocus as a PDF

September, 20 2012, SPY CINCY, Fotofocus: A Look Inside the Lens as a PDF

September, 20 2012, Angelic Cope as a PDF

September, 12 2012, Art Daily: Three New Interconnected Exhibitions Open this Fall at Carl Solway Gallery In Cincinnati as a PDF

September, 12 2012, artdaily.org as a PDF

September, 10 2012, Express, FOTOFOCUS Opens with Backstage Carnival as a PDF

September, 09 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: VISUAL ARTS 2012 FALL ARTS PREVIEW as a PDF

September, 09 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer as a PDF

September, 05 2012, CITYBEAT: Sex Slavery Survivors Shine in “Another Me” as a PDF

September, 05 2012, CITYBEAT: Pleasure Without Pretense as a PDF

August, 29 2012, CITYBEAT: Fall Focus as a PDF

August, 29 2012, CITYBEAT: Fall Arts Preview Cover as a PDF

August, 29 2012, Fall Focus / CityBeat as a PDF

August, 26 2012, Kids + Cameras = Art as a PDF

July, 12 2012, FOTOFOCUS Revisits Rexroth’s Classic Iowa as a PDF

July, 11 2012, CITYBEAT: FotoFocus Revisits Rexroth’s Classic Iowa as a PDF

June, 26 2012, Shutterbug: FotoFocus Cincinnati October 2012 as a PDF

June, 22 2012, The Cincinnati Enquirer: Fotofocus 2012 Preview Set for October as a PDF

June, 22 2012, FOTOFOCUS Biennial readies for October 2012 launch, artdaily.org as a PDF

May, 25 2012, Museum, arts center put focus on photos as a PDF

October, 10 2011, WVXU FOTOFOCUS clip with James Crump 10-02-2011 as a PDF

June, 22 2011, CITYBEAT: Picture This as a PDF

June, 22 2011, FOTOFOCUS 2012 preview set for October, Cincinnati Enquirer as a PDF

June, 22 2011, Picture This, CityBeat as a PDF

June, 25 2011, Art Daily: FotoFocus Announces 2012 Month-Long Celebration of Photography in Cincinnati as a PDF

June, 25 2011, FOTOFOCUS announces 2012 month-long celebration of photography, artdaily.org as a PDF

June, 01 2011, Fine Art News: FotoFocus Announces Month-Long Celebration of Photography in Cincinnati as a PDF

November, 03 2010, Get Ready for FOTOFOCUS 2012 as a PDF