Week in Photos

FotoWeekDC turns ten this year. The annual festival, which runs through Nov. 19, has exhibitions all over town. Here are Hola Cultura’s top pick of receptions, parties and discussions.

 

The Mexican Cultural Institute and the Former Residence of the Spanish Ambassadors both serve as FotoWeek Central campuses.

 

Visual Metaphors: Anne-Lise Large & Alejandro Gutierrez
A joint-exhibition by French photographer Anne-Lise Large and Mexican photographer Alejandro Gutierrez, curated by Fabian Goncalves, opens Nov. 14 with a reception at 6 p.m. and runs though Nov. 19 at the IDB Staff Association Gallery. http://www.fotodc.org/events/2017/11/14/opening-visual-metaphors

 

Whose America? Our America! Standing up for immigrants rights
A photo exhibition at Cuba Cuba Gallery Cafe through Nov. 19. Opening party Wed., Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Cuba Cuba Gallery Cafe, 2309 18th Street NW http://www.fotodc.org/events/2017/11/11/whose-america-our-america-standing-up-for-immigrants-rights

 

Clarice Smith Lecture with Artist Abelardo Morell
Abelardo Morell is a Boston-based artist, known best for his Camera Obscura images, whose work has been shown at more than 70 museums including the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Morell will speak on Wed., Nov. 15, 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., at the The Smithsonian American Art Museum. http://www.fotodc.org/events/2017/11/15/clarice-smith-distinguished-lecture-series-with-artist-abelardo-morell

 

DIS\PLACE: Notions of Home in Latin American Photojournalism
This exhibition is “an invitation to reflect on notions of home through the lens of displacement.” It opens today and runs through Nov. 19. The Opening reception is Wed., Nov. 15, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at IDB Cultural Center.

 

Urban Mirrors – A different way to see Buenos Aires
Photos offering “a new perspective, to get rid of the rational way to see the city” are on display at the Embassy of Argentina with an opening Wed., Nov. 15 with an opening reception at 6 p.m. The exhibit closes Nov. 17. http://www.fotodc.org/events/displaceopeningreception

 

Rooftop Collective Exhibition: ‘Together Alone’
The  local photographers group, Rooftop Collective, celebrate the quiet and intimate daily life of Washingtonians. The exhibition begins Nov. 16 with an opening reception from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and runs through Nov. 18, at the Latela Art Gallery. http://www.fotodc.org/events/2017/11/16/rooftop-collective-exhibition-together-alone-opening

Movie Night: “Pictures from a Revolution”
Renowned photojournalist, Susan Meiselas, returned to the scenes of a revolution she witnessed and captured with her camera. At the Leica Store on Thurs., Nov. 16, from 7 p.m. There is also an opening reception and a signing of her book, “Nicaragua” at the store on Fri., Nov. 17, at 7 p.m. The show closes on Nov. 19.  http://www.fotodc.org/events/2017/9/21/movie-night-pictures-from-a-revolution

 

El Camino Travel Portfolio Reviews
El Camino Travel holds portfolio reviews for those interested in learning about or working the travel photography company on Sat., Nov. 18, at noon to 2 p.m. at the Mexican Cultural Institute. http://www.fotodc.org/events/2017/11/18/el-camino-travel-portfolio-reviews

 

FEATURED EXHIBITION: Bridging the Americas
“Community and Belonging From Panama to Washington, D.C.” is up now at Anacostia Community Museum in Southeast through Nov. 19. http://www.fotodc.org/events/2017/11/11/bridging-the-americas-community-and-belonging-from-panama-to-washington-dc

For all FotoDC events this week, here’s the link: http://www.fotodc.org/events

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