The Foto Sessions

The doors to the museum may be temporarily closed, but our community has shown us the spirit of Fotografiska lives far beyond our walls. We’ve seen the power of photography bring us together and provoke new perspectives to propel us forward.

We’re introducing The Foto Sessions as a way to bring our museum to you while you’re at home. In this online destination, we’ll be hosting artists talks, posting virtual galleries, and telling stories that bring you deep into the imaginations of our photographers. We’ll be releasing new content each week, featuring exclusives with some of the world’s most admired artists.

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Fotographers (in) Focus

Introducing Fotographers (in) Focus, featuring the photographers currently exhibiting in our museum.

We’re flipping the camera on our photographers - framing them as the subjects that provoke and sustain our creative curiosity while the museum doors are temporarily closed. We’ve invited our photographers to share more about their work or tell us how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting their lives while in isolation.

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Hip Hop artist, Jason ‘Timbuktu’ Diakité’s "A Drop of Midnight" in Conversation with Chef and Restaurateur, Marcus Samuelsson

Listen to award-winning Hip-Hop artist and best-selling author Jason ‘Timbuktu’ Diakité, along with chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson, discuss the U.S. release of Jason’s memoir: "A Drop of Midnight".

Photo credit photographer David Doobinin

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Making of Julie Blackmon's Fake Weather

Get a rare glimpse into the making of Fake Weather, a playfully staged photograph included in Julie Blackmon's current exhibition Fever Dreams at Fotografiska New York.

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Julie Blackmon In Conversation with Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins

Click to listen to long-time friends, photographer Julie Blackmon and Former U.S. Poet Laureate Billy Collins, as they share a casual Conversation to celebrate the opening of Julie Blackmon's exhibition Fever Dreams on March 5, 2020.

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Behind The Lens with Tawny Chatmon

Photography-based artist, Tawny Chatmon’s exhibition Inheritance invites the viewer to look beyond the decorated and nuanced portraits to examine issues of race and the historical positioning of African American portraiture in the absence of subjugation of the “black body” in Western art. Go behind the scenes with Tawny Chatmon as she shares the inspiration behind her photography.

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Independent Mysteries

Photographer Michael Magers shares images from his first monograph, Independent Mysteries, while writer Mitch Moxley reads an expanded version of his contribution to the project set to the ambient noise of a Japanese train station. Relive the live reading that took place at Fotografiska New York on February 2, 2020.

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A call-out to photographers: we’re calling upon our community to create a series of progressive photographs, documenting our experiences and emotions throughout a period of time where the world around us has been put on pause. Every week we will announce a new theme. We are accepting photo, video and GIF submissions to be featured across our social, website, and future installations.

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Disrupting Fatherhood Part I: A Movement Toward Gender Equity

As greater numbers of fathers choose child-raising roles, masculinity is being redefined, and some argue, a new equality is being forged. We invite you to listen in on the panel discussion with photographers, Ariel and Sam Soto-Suver, along with Lance Somerfeld, Founder of City Dads Group and Anne Meadows, Visuals Editor at Fatherly, addressing politics and power of the home from March 7, 2020 at Fotografiska New York. Explore the online installation’s video and photo galleries.

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Disrupting Fatherhood Part II: Living Through The Pandemic

Following the debut of photography installation “Disrupting Fatherhood: A Movement in Equity Gender” at Fotografiska New York, the world shifted in light of the COVID-19 outbreak. Photographers and married couple Ariel and Sam Soto-Suver have augmented their original project challenging conceptions of gender around fatherhood, to now include updates from sheltering in place in the Bay Area. Listen to artists interviews and see photography documenting daily challenges, opportunities, and lessons.

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New Visions: The Exhibition and Editorial Series

Explore the editorial series behind the exhibition New Visions, developed in collaboration between Fotografiska New York and VICE Media Group.

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