FOTOFEST 2012 BIENNIAL Exhibitions and Events
FRIDAY, MARCH 16

FOTOFEST 2012 BIENNIAL OPENING NIGHT

Party and Exhibition Opening / 8PM–MIDNIGHT
FotoFest Headquarters Gallery
1113 Vine St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
Food, Drink, and Music

RUSSIAN EXHIBITION RECEPTION
Free to the Public / 8pm-MIDNIGHT
The Young Generation 2007–2012
FotoFest Headquarters Gallery
1113 Vine St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)  
GALLERY HOURS MARCH 16–APRIL 29 / MON–SUN 11AM–6PM 


INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO REVIEWS
THE MEETING PLACE
Pre-registration Required / 9AM–3:40PM
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)  
MARCH 16 - APRIL 3 / Four 4-day sessions


PHOTOGRAPHY BOOKSTORES
Rare and Contemporary Photo Books
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)  
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Bookstore,  DAILY HOURS 10AM–5:30PM
Photo–Eye, Santa Fe, New Mexico, AFTERNOON HOURS: 1PM–5:30PM
MARCH 16 - APRIL 3


SATURDAY, MARCH 17

ARTIST/CURATOR BOOK SIGNINGS
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)  
MARCH 16 - APRIL 3 / 4PM-5PM



SUNDAY, MARCH 18

ARTIST/CURATOR BOOK SIGNINGS
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)  
MARCH 16 - APRIL 3 / 7PM-9PM


ARTIST-CURATOR DIALOGUE
Free to the Public
Looking at Contemporary Russian Photography
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF) 
5:30PM–6:30PM


EVENINGS WITH THE ARTISTS
Free to the Public
Have a Drink. See Art. / Open Portfolio Viewings
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)  
7PM–9PM





TUESDAY, MARCH 20

2012 INTERNATIONAL FINE PRINT AUCTION

5PM–10PM / Cocktails, Dinner, Live Auction
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
RESERVED SEATING $300 / GENERAL ADMISSION $100
www.fotofest.org/biennial2012/auction


AUCTION PREVIEWS

Gremillion & Co. Fine Print Inc.
2501 Sunset Blvd 77005 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
MARCH 2–13 (MON–SAT 10AM–5PM)


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
MARCH 17 (2PM–5PM), MARCH 18–20 (NOON–5PM)


WORKSHOP
Pre-registration Required
Is Having a Book Worth It? Publishing Today 
PRESENTER: Mary Virginia Swanson, nationally known
photography consultant with special guest Rania Matar 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)  
9:30AM - 1PM



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 21

RUSSIAN EXHIBITION RECEPTION
Free to the Public / 6PM–9PM
Perestroika, Liberalization and Experimentation:
Mid-1980s–2010
Winter Street Studios
, 2101 Winter St 77007
Spring Street Studios, 1824 Spring St 77007
713 223 5522 (FF) 
GALLERY HOURS: MARCH 17–APRIL 3, MON–SUN 11AM–6PM; 
APRIL 4–29: WED–SUN 11AM–6PM




FRIDAY, MARCH 23


ARTIST/CURATOR BOOK SIGNINGS

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)  
7PM-9PM


ARTIST-CURATOR DIALOGUE
Free to the Public
Looking at Contemporary Russian Photography
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown

400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
5:30PM–6:30PM


EVENINGS WITH THE ARTISTS
Free to the Public
Have a Drink. See Art. / Open Portfolio Viewings
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
7PM–9PM




SATURDAY, MARCH 24

ARTIST/CURATOR BOOK SIGNINGS
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)  
4PM-5PM



SUNDAY, MARCH 25


FOTOFEST AT DISCOVERY GREEN

Free to the Public / 1PM–4PM 
Russian Spring Celebration 2012

Discovery Green, 1500 McKinney St 77010 / 713 223 5522 (FF)   
CO-SPONSOR: Russian Cultural Center “Our Texas” The celebration
features music from Austin–based Russian music trio the Flying
Balalaika Brothers, delicious Russian treats, and special entertainment 
for kids


WORKSHOP
Pre-registration Required
ASMP Presents: Protecting Your Copyright and Preserving Your Archives 
PRESENTERS: ASMP’s Susan Carr and Richard Kelly, and Peter Krogh
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
9:30AM–1PM, 2PM–4PM



MONDAY, MARCH 26

ARTIST/CURATOR BOOK SIGNINGS
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)  
4PM-5PM



TUESDAY, MARCH 27


RUSSIAN EXHIBITION RECEPTION

Free to the Public / 6PM–8PM 
After Stalin, “The Thaw”,
The Re–emergence of the Personal Voice: Late 1940s–1970s

Williams Tower, 2800 Post Oak Boulevard 77056 / 713 223 5522 (FF) 
GALLERY HOURS: MARCH 16–APRIL 20, MON–FRI 8AM–6PM, SAT–SUN 11AM–5PM
Parking in Williams Tower Garage



WEDNESDAY, MARCH 28

ARTIST/CURATOR BOOK SIGNINGS
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
7PM-9PM


ARTIST-CURATOR DIALOGUE
Free to the Public
Looking at Contemporary Russian Photography
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
5:30PM–6:30PM


EVENINGS WITH THE ARTISTS
Free to the Public
Have a Drink. See Art. / Open Portfolio Viewings
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
7PM–9PM




FRIDAY, MARCH 30

RUSSIAN FILM
Harvest Time—Marina Razbezhkina / 7:30PM
Russian Cultural Center, 2337 Bissonnet St 77005 / 713 395 3301
TICKETS $8



WORKSHOP
Pre-registration Required
Photography—Art and Business 
PRESENTER: Stephen Mayes, Director, VII Photo Agency, New York 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
10AM–1PM




SATURDAY, MARCH 31

EXHIBITION RECEPTION
Free to the Public / 6PM–8PM
Discoveries of the Meeting Place
One and Two Allen Center, 500 Dallas 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF) 
GALLERY HOURS: MARCH 16–APRIL 20, MON–FRI 7AM–6PM
AND BY APPOINTMENT ON WEEKENDS 

Parking is available at the Allen Center Garage (300 Clay) and the
Heritage/Clay St. Parking Garage (1200 Bagby). Metered Street Parking
is available on Dallas Street and other surrounding streets. Valet Parking
is available at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown


ARTIST/CURATOR BOOK SIGNINGS
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)  
4PM-5PM


MONDAY, APRIL 2

ARTIST/CURATOR BOOK SIGNINGS
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)  
7PM-9PM


ARTIST-CURATOR DIALOGUE
Free to the Public
Looking at Contemporary Russian Photography
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
5:30PM–6:30PM


EVENINGS WITH THE ARTISTS
Free to the Public
Have a Drink. See Art. / Open Portfolio Viewings
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Houston Downtown
400 Dallas St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
7PM–9PM




SUNDAY, APRIL 8


RUSSIAN FILM

Putin’s Kiss—Lise Birk Pedersen / 3PM
Khodorkovsky—Cyril Tuschi / 5PM
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Brown Auditorium Theater
1001 Bissonnet St 77005 / 713 639 7300 (MFAH)
TICKETS $5–$7 and at MFAH Film box office on Film Nights
or www.mfah.org/films


The Desert of Forbidden Art—Amanda Pope
and Tchavdar Georgiev / 7:30PM

Russian Cultural Center,
2337 Bissonnet St 77005 / 713 395 3301 (RCC) 
TICKETS $8



SATURDAY, APRIL 14

BIKE SCRAMBLE
Free to the Public / 9AM–NOON; 12:30PM–3:30PM; 4PM–6:45PM 
FotoFest Headquarters Gallery1113 Vine St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF) 
Guided bicycle tour of FotoFest and Participating Spaces Exhibitions around Houston
For Information and to reserve your spot call 713 223 5522 (FF)



SUNDAY, APRIL 15

FAMILY DAY
Free to the Public / 1PM–4PM 
FotoFest Headquarters Gallery
1113 Vine St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
Families explore the FotoFest Russian Biennial exhibition
with Literacy through Photography
More information at: www.literacythroughphotography.fotofest.org


RUSSIAN FILM
Man with a Movie Camera
—Dziga Vertov / 3PM & 5PM

Freed Auditorium at the Glassell School of Art
5101 Montrose Blvd 77006 / 713 639 7500
TICKETS $5–$7 and at MFAH Film box office on Film Nights
or www.mfah.org/films


DANCE
KATSU—The Michele Brangwen Dance Ensemble
Free to the Public / 6PM & 8PM
FotoFest Headquarters Gallery
1113 Vine St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
Choreography by Michele Brangwen
Music by Thomas Helton & Tim Hagans



SATURDAY, APRIL 21

BIKE SCRAMBLE
Free to the Public / 9AM–NOON; 1:30PM–3:30PM; 3:45PM–6:30PM 
FotoFest Headquarters Gallery, 1113 Vine St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF) 
Guided bicycle tour of FotoFest and Participating Spaces Exhibitions around Houston
For Information and to reserve your spot call 713 223 5522 (FF)



SUNDAY, APRIL 22

RUSSIAN FILM
Putin’s Kiss—Lise Birk Pedersen / 3PM
Khodorkovsky—Cyril Tuschi / 5PM
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Brown Auditorium Theater
1001 Bissonnet St 77005 / 713 639 7300 (MFAH)
TICKETS $5–$7 and at MFAH Film box office on Film Nights
or www.mfah.org/films



THURSDAY, APRIL 26

POETRY SHOWCASE
Free to the Public / 6PM–10PM 
Fabrifaction: 2012 
FotoFest Headquarters Gallery
1113 Vine St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
Photo Exhibition, Poetry Showcase and Live Music



RUSSIAN CONCERTS

RUSSIAN MUSIC
Russian Cultural Center, 2337 Bissonnet St 77005 / 713 395 3301 (RCC)
MARCH 20 - Musical Evenings with Maestro Hans Graf
dedicated to Russian Composer Alexander Scriabin / 7:30PM

APRIL 30  - Musical Evenings with Maestro Hans Graf
dedicated to Russian Composer Dmitry Shostakovich / 7:30PM 
TICKETS $20



SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS

Central Art Gallery Houston Community College
Soviet Winners of World Press Photo 1956–1991
3517 Austin St 77004 / 713 718 6600
RECEPTION MARCH 21, 4PM–7PM
GALLERY HOURS MARCH 19–APRIL 5:
MON–THUR 9AM–9PM FRI–SAT 9AM–3PM


Russian Cultural Center “Our Texas”
Post—Dmitry Vyshemirsky
2337 Bissonnet St 77005 / 713 395 3301
RECEPTION MARCH 9, 7:30PM–8:30PM
GALLERY HOURS MARCH 9–MAY 11:
MON–FRI 8:30AM–6PM, SAT 10AM–3PM


Deborah Colton Gallery
Focus on Russia—Olga Tobreluts and Oleg DOU
2445 North Blvd 77098 / 713 869 5151 
RECEPTION MARCH 24, 6PM–9PM
GALLERY HOURS MARCH 16-APRIL 28:
TUE–SAT 10AM–5:30PM



SUNDAY, MAY 20

STUDENT EXHIBITION RECEPTION
Free to the Public / 2PM–4PM 
Literacy through Photography presents FotoFence 2012
FotoFest Headquarters Gallery
1113 Vine St 77002 / 713 223 5522 (FF)
GALLERY HOURS: MAY 12–26, MON–FRI 10AM–5PM,
SAT NOON–5PM








 

































































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