The 15th Fotofest Biennial opens today, March 15th, 2014, expertly curated by FotoFest Senior Curator and co-Founder Wendy Watriss and Lead Biennial Curator Karin Adrian von Roques. VIEW FROM THE INSIDE, the title of this year's Fotofest title exhibition is dedicated to the exploration and artistic manifestations of Arab identities, culture and revolution through video, photography, mixed-media arts and is the largest collection of Arab photography, art, and installation work to be presented in the US in over 10 years. The 6-week long festival demonstrates the range of art and personal expression by 49 Arab artists, 17 of which are women, from 13 countries in the Middle East and North Africa. Programming and exhibitions run through April 27th, in Houston Texas and includes films, conferences, tours, curatorial forums, fine print auction, collectors events, music and literature events, and children’s educational activities that showcase the culture and history of the region and its peoples.
For more information about the festival, click here.