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FotoFest Programs in MARCH

FotoFest’s INDIA exhibitions are accompanied by six weeks of associated programming, including forums and dialogues onIndia and its changing role in the world.

The programs include artist talks and video presentations, film programs, artist-curator exhibition tours, and a special school curriculum developed in relation to the Biennial theme. 

The 2018 Biennial programs are curated by the Biennial curators, Sunil Gupta, and Steven Evans.


FRIDAY, MARCH 16

CREATIVE CONVERSATION, 6-7pm
THE WHITEHALL HOUSTON HOTEL, 1700 SMITH STREET, HOUSTON 77002
DISCOVERIES OF THE MEETING PLACE

with DISCOVERIES artist DEBI CORNWALL and JAMES ESTRIN, Co-founder & Co-editor, Lens Blog, The New York Time

UNFILTERED: PORTFOLIO WALK, 7:30-9pm
THE WHITEHALL HOUSTON HOTEL, 1700 SMITH STREET, HOUSTON 77002
120 Artists from the FotoFest International Meeting Place Portfolio Reviews


SATURDAY, MARCH 17

FINE PRINT AUCTION PREVIEW, noon-5pm
THE WHITEHALL HOUSTON HOTEL, 1700 SMITH STREET, HOUSTON 77002
Showcasing the 76 artworks to be auctioned in FotoFest's primary fundraiser, The International Fine Print Auction. On view through Monday, March 18.

ONLINE PREVIEW

CURATOR TOUR, 2pm
THE SILOS AT SAWYER YARDS, 1502 SAWYER STREET, HOUSTON 77007
INDIA/CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHIC AND NEW MEDIA ART

with Biennial Co-Curator STEVEN EVANS, FotoFest Executive Director

EXHIBITION RECEPTION, 6-8pm
THE SILOS AT SAWYER YARDS, 1502 SAWYER STREET, HOUSTON 77007
INDIA/CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHIC AND NEW MEDIA ART

featuring the work of artists INDU ANTONY, SHEBA CHHACHHI, SOHRAB HURA, MAX KANDHOLA, PUSHPAMALA N., DILEEP PRAKASH, RAQS MEDIA COLLECTIVE, HEMANT SAREEN, and ANUSHA YADAV


SUNDAY, MARCH 18

FINE PRINT AUCTION PREVIEW, noon-5pm
THE WHITEHALL HOUSTON HOTEL, 1700 SMITH STREET, HOUSTON 77002
Showcasing the 76 artworks to be auctioned in FotoFest's primary fundraiser, The International Fine Print Auction. On view through Monday, March 18.

ONLINE PREVIEW

ARTISTS TOUR, 2pm
SPRING STREET STUDIOS, 1824 SPRING STREET, HOUSTON 77007
DISCOVERIES OF THE MEETING PLACE

with DISCOVERIES artists MARINA BLACK, JINHYUN CHA, DEBI CORNWALL, and DYLAN VITONE.


MONDAY, MARCH 19

SEMINAR, 10am-1pm
THE WHITEHALL HOUSTON HOTEL, 1700 SMITH STREET, HOUSTON 77002
WORRKING WITH GALLERIES
Presented by DEBRA KLOMP CHING, Co-owner and Director, Klompching Gallery, NYC 
Panelists: DANIEL AYCOCK, The Front Room Gallery, New York; MIA DALGLISH, Exhibitions Coordinator and Curator, Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, IN; ELIZABETH HOUSTON, Owner & Director, Elizabeth Houston Gallery, New York; GORDON STETTINIUS, Owner & Director, Candela Gallery, Richmond, VA

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FINE PRINT AUCTION PREVIEW, noon-5pm
THE WHITEHALL HOUSTON HOTEL, 1700 SMITH STREET, HOUSTON 77002
Showcasing the 76 artworks to be auctioned in FotoFest's primary fundraiser, The International Fine Print Auction. On view through Monday, March 18.

ONLINE PREVIEW

INTERNATIONAL FINE PRINT AUCTION, 5-10pm
THE WHITEHALL HOUSTON HOTEL, 1700 SMITH STREET, HOUSTON 77002
Cocktails, Dinner, Live Auction with 76 lots from 74 international artists

ONLINE PREVIEW


TUESDAY, MARCH 20

EXHIBITION RECEPTION, 6-8pm
SPRING STREET STREET STUDIOS, 1824 SPRING STREET, HOUSTON 77007
DISCOVERIES OF THE MEETING PLACE

with artists MARINA BLACK, JINHYUN CHA, YUKARI CHIKURA, DEBI CORNWALL, KIRK CRIPPENS & GRETCHEN LEMAISTRE, DAVID FATHI, THOMAS HOLTON, PRIYA KAMBLI, ELAINE LING, and DYLAN VITONE


THURSDAY, MARCH 22

CREATIVE CONVERSATION, 6-7pm
THE WHITEHALL HOUSTON HOTEL, 1700 SMITH STREET, HOUSTON 77002
DISCOVERIES OF THE MEETING PLACE

with DISCOVERIES artist PRIYA KAMBLI and BARBARA TANNENBAUM, Curator of Photography, Cleveland Museum of Art

UNFILTERED: PORTFOLIO WALK, 7:30-9pm
THE WHITEHALL HOUSTON HOTEL, 1700 SMITH STREET, HOUSTON 77002
120 Artists from the FotoFest International Meeting Place Portfolio Reviews


FRIDAY, MARCH 23

INDIA SYMPOSIUM - Keynote, 6-7:30pm
ASIA SOCIETY TEXAS CENTER, 1370 SOUTHMORE BLVD, HOUSTON 77004
INDIA/CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHIC AND NEW MEDIA ART

Keynote Speaker P. SAINATH, Magsaysay award winning journalist and author, and founder of the People’s Archive of Rural India

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SATURDAY, MARCH 24

INDIA SYMPOSIUM - PANELS, 2-5:30pm
MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, HOUSTON, 1001 BISSONNET STREET, HOUSTON 77005
INDIA/CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHIC AND NEW MEDIA ART


Photography Without History?MALCOLM DANIEL, Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; ROSHINI KEMPADOO, Exhibiting Artist, UK/Guyana; RISHI SINGHAL, Exhibiting Artist and Coordinator of Photography Design at National Institute of Design’s P.G. Campus, Gandhinagar, India; NATHANIEL STEIN, Associate Curator of Photography, Cincinnati Art Museum

Looking at GenderINDU ANTONY, Exhibiting Artist, Bangalore; ANITA DUBE, Exhibiting Artist, Delhi; ANUSHA YADAV, Exhibiting Artist, Mumbai

Where They Belong: Economic Development or DystopiaSAMER SINGH JODHA, Exhibiting Artist, Dubai; ANITA KHEMKA, Exhibiting Artist, Delhi; VICKY ROY, Exhibiting Artist, Delhi

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SUNDAY, MARCH 25

FAMILY EVENT, 3-4:30pm
THE MONTROSE CENTER, 401 BRANARD STREET, #2, HOUSTON 77006
INDIA/CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHIC AND NEW MEDIA ART

Exploring Gendar Identity with HATCH Youth – with artist INDU ANTONY
Adult Accompaniment Required


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

CULINARY TALK & TASTING, 7:30-8:30pm
PONDICHERI BAKE LAB + SHOP, 2800 KIRBY DRIVE, HOUSTON 77098
INDIA/CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHIC AND NEW MEDIA ART

Evolution of Food in India: A Delicious Talk and Tasting by CHEF ANITA JAISINGHANI
Small bites provided by Pondicheri. Admission $25.

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SATURDAY, MARCH 31

CURATOR TOUR, 2pm
SILVER STREET STUDIOS, 2000 EDWARDS STREET, HOUSTON 77007
INDIA/CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHIC AND NEW MEDIA ART

 

FotoFest Programs in MARCH


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