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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, 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, 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, October 16, 2014, Dhani Jones FotoFocus show opens at Miller Gallery, 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, October 13, 2014, Bringing Things into Focus, 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, 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), October 3, 2014, Things to do This Weekend in Cincinnati – October 3-5, 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, 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, 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