“What’s Left Behind” Opening Reception

  • “What’s Left Behind” Opening Reception

    • Saturday, September 24 from 6-8pm
    • Kennedy Gallery

    Join us to celebrate the opening of What’s Left Behind on Saturday, September 24 from 6-8pm. This juried group show reflects on the record humans are leaving for future generations, and is part of the 2022 FotoFocus Biennial.

    Free, open to the public, light refreshments served, and music by DJ Paloma.

    Local Eyes, a group of five Cincinnati photographers (Helen Adams, Jymi Bolden, Melvin Grier, Samantha Grier and Amanda Cawdrey) who have curated exhibits of local photography for FotoFocus since 2012, curates a juried group exhibition of images by 41 local artists that explores the theme of “What’s Left Behind” – how what we consume, what we collect, and what we discard affects the environment we live in and our lives in the greater context. What record are we leaving behind for future generations?

    Exhibiting Artists: Sharee Allen, Tad Barney, Will Batstone, Brendan Burkett, Michael Prisco Caporale, Bruce Crippen, John Engelman, Sharon Evans, Scott Filipiak, Diane Germaine, Linda Gillings, Lloyd A. Greene, David Hartz, James Hernandez, Ron Hoffman, William Jones, Jodi Kessler, Kent Krugh, Danielle Martini, Guennadi Maslov, Michelle Miller, ChengLun Na, Kelsey Nolin, Eliza Ollinger, Kate Palyshniuk, Steve Plattner, Joel Quimby, Gabi Roach, Gregory Rust, Alane Schloemer Shoemaker, Robin Short, Brad Smith, David Smith, Matt Steffen, Jerry Stratton, David Thomson, Pat Timm, Roderick Vesper, Tony Walsh, Cliff Warken, Bryn Weller, N. Willman

    Image credit: Brad Smith, Junk Collector Louisville Kentucky, Widelux panorama camera – tri x film – black and white fiber print, 1998, 7.5 x 18 inches

    Support for this 2022 FotoFocus Biennial exhibition was provided by FotoFocus.

    About the Biennial
    The 2022 FotoFocus Biennial, now in its sixth iteration, activates over 100 projects at museums, galleries, universities, and public spaces throughout Greater Cincinnati, Northern Kentucky, Dayton and Columbus, Ohio in October 2022. Each Biennial is structured around a unifying theme; for 2022 that theme, World Record, considers photography’s extensive record of life on earth while exploring humankind’s impact on the natural world.

    FotoFocus welcomes global artists, curators, critics, educators, and regional
    visitors to Cincinnati with exhibitions, talks, performances, screenings, and panel discussions during an expanded week of programming, September 29–October 8, 2022.

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