Fotofest 2010 Biennial.
Contemporary U.S. Photography.
Edited by FotoFest.
Schilt Publishing, 2010.
2 volumes, 240 and 272 pages and illustrated throughout, 8½x9¾".
The 2010 Biennial catalogue from FotoFest is a two-volume
publication with essays and images representing the renowned
Biennial’s major exhibitions. The catalogue contains over 200 color
images, artist and curator bios, and website links. One volume
showcases FotoFest’s own Biennial exhibitions on Contemporary U.S.
Photography, with works by 44 photography and multi-media artists.
It includes significant essays on current U.S. photography and
contemporary curatorial perspectives by the curators commissioned
by FotoFest for this Biennial.
The curators writing for the catalogue are: CHARLOTTE COTTON,
Creative Director, National Media Museum, Bradford, U.K.; former
Head of the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography,
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and Associate Curator
EDWARD ROBINSON, Deputy Curator, Wallis Annenberg Department
of Photography, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; NATASHA EGAN,
Associate Director and Curator, Museum of Contemporary Photography,
Columbia College, Chicago; GILBERT VICARIO, Curator of the
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa and former Assistant
Curator of Latin American Art and Latino Art, Museum of Fine Arts
Houston; AARON SCHUMAN, editor and co-founder of Seesaw, an
avant-garde online journal of photography, as well as an independent
curator and critic. Together, the curators represent some of the
leading voices in contemporary photographic art today, and they
bring a cross-cultural perspective to the Biennial catalogue.