OCT 8 – NOV 1

View videos of the Memorial Hall lectures and conversations, Oct 8–12, 2014.

FotoFocus Biennial 2014 is a month-long celebration of photography and lens-based art. Centered around historic Washington Park, the Biennial 2014 features special exhibitions and five days of lectures, panel discussions, screenings and performances in and around Memorial Hall on October 8–12.

Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs: The One-Eyed Thief

September 12, 2014 – February 15, 2015

Contemporary Arts Center, Downtown

Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, Fire, 2014. Still from 16mm film. Courtesy RaebervonStenglin, Zurich, and Peter Lav, Copenhagen.


October 8 – 12, 2014

Lightborne Studios, Over-the-Rhine

Wilhelm Sasnal, Mojave, 2006, 6:30 min. Courtesy of the Artist and Anton Kern Gallery, New York.


September 26 – November 1, 2014

Michael Lowe Gallery

Matthew Porter, East Side, 2014. C-print. Courtesy of the artist and Invisible Exports, New York.

Vivian Maier: A Quiet Pursuit

September 26 – November 1, 2014

1400 Elm Street at Washington Park, Over-the-Rhine

Vivian Maier, Self-Portrait, 1959. Gelatin silver print. © Vivian Maier / Maloof Collection, courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York.

David Benjamin Sherry: Western Romance

September 26 – November 1, 2014

1500 Elm Street near Washington Park, Over-the-Rhine

David Benjamin Sherry, All The Words Float in Sequence, 2014. Traditional Color Darkroom Photograph, 72 × 91 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Salon 94, New York.


October 8 – 12, 2014

Washington Park plus satellite locations

FotoFocus Art Hub (rendering), designed by architect José Garcia, in Washington Park, shown with Music Hall in the background

Eyes on the Street

October 10, 2014 – January 4, 2015

Cincinnati Art Museum, Mt. Adams

Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Head #1, 2001, 48 × 60 in. Courtesy of Philip-Lorca diCorcia and David Zwirner, New York/London

Paris Night & Day

October 3, 2014 – January 11, 2015

Taft Museum of Art, Downtown

Man Ray, Portrait of Dora Maar, 1936. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy of The Collection of Michael Mattis and Judith Hochberg, © Estate of Man Ray

John Waters: This Filthy World

October 11, 2014

Memorial Hall, 1225 Elm Street

John Waters presents This Filthy World on Sat., Oct. 11, at 8pm, Memorial Hall. Open to FotoFocus Passport ticket holders.