(Excerpt from 'FotoFest 2012 Biennial Contemporary Russian Photography' posted on eflux. Found on www.e-flux.com/announcements/contemporary-russian-photography)
FotoFest® is an international non-profit photographic arts and education organization based in Houston, Texas. It's purpose is to promote the exchange of art and ideas through international programs and the presentation of photographic art.
The FotoFest 2012 Biennial Contemporary Russian Photography, opens in Houston, Texas, on March 16, 2012 and will be on view through April 29, 2012. The main exhibitions, created for the FotoFest 2012 Biennial, present three periods of Russian modern and contemporary photography, with the works of 146 artists from Russia, Belarus and the Ukraine. FotoFest’s 2012 Biennial introduces an international audience to never- or little-before-seen contemporary Russian art practice and culture through the medium of photography.
The FotoFest 2012 Biennial is the Fourteenth International Biennial of Photography and Photo-related Art, and it is the United States’ first and longest-running international photographic art event.
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(Image: Anna Skladmann, "Sonia sitting on the Bear Rug," 2009, From the series "Little Adults"; Courtesy eflux)