Mamma Andersson: Memory Banks

Painters often draw from
 existing visual materials, such as photographs and reproductions of past works of art, to inspire and construct their work. Swedish artist Mamma Andersson known for her dreamlike, faintly narrative compositions inspired by Nordic painting, folk art, newspaper photographs, and cinema—is no exception.

Paris to New York: Photographs by Eugène Atget and Berenice Abbott

Paris to New York: Photographs by Eugène Atget and Berenice Abbott explores the encounter between American photographer Berenice Abbott (1898–1991) and French photographer Eugène Atget (1857–1927) during the 1920s—an encounter that would have profound and lasting effects on the careers and legacies of both artists.

New American Stories

New American Stories features family photographs created by refugees from around the world who recently resettled in the Greater Cincinnati community. The project illuminates the ongoing global refugee crisis, as well as the enduring power of the American dream, freedom, and opportunity.

FotoFocus at The Mini: Cinema and Archive

FotoFocus at The Mini: Cinema and Archive is a month-long screening series examining film and video’s complex relationship to the photographic archive. The Mini Microcinema will present over 30 screenings and events, featuring more than 50 makers with programming by five different curators. Ultimately, film and video’s relationship to archive, both on and off the screen, … Continued

Timescapes: Earth’s Open Archive

Featuring landscape reportage that illuminates our planet’s archival continuum, Timescapes captures the effects of unrelenting time and our fleeting activity within it.

Re-membering an Archive: Iris at 10

Iris‘s 10th anniversary exhibition recalls and constucts a heretofore non-existent archive representing the exceptional photography of regional and international artists presented over the last decade.

ARCHIVE [photo]

A competitive, international exhibition of works featuring photographic and lens-based art that in one way or another, literally or figuratively, represents the concept of archive.

Carolyn Wagner: The Things They Kept

Featuring objects from the Second World War, The Things They Kept explores how every tear, every blemish, and every mark forms both an individual and collective narrative from our shared human history.

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