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Exhibition on view: The FENCE 7th edition is currently on view.

The FENCE 8th edition will be on view in Fall 2019 (dates to be announced)

Location: Memorial Park, Houston, Texas



NEWS

Calgary, Events, News

Sat Feb 2: Calgary Walking Tour

Meet us at 11am on February 2, 2019 at the The Kahanoff Centre (105 12th Avenue SE, Calgary), Room #201. This is just down the street from The...

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Atlanta, Events

Sun Oct 14: Walking Tour at The FENCE Atlanta

Join us for The FENCE 2018 Walking Tour at Piedmont Park Dog Park, as part of Atlanta Celebrates Photography! This public art exhibition features work...

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Durham, Events

October 19: FENCE Durham 2018 Artist PechaKucha

Wine & Cheese Artists' Reception. Free and open to the public. Meet winners from the FENCE Durham 2018 at a wine & cheese reception, follow...

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Events, Santa Fe

Sat July 21: The FENCE Santa Fe Opening Celebration

Join us for The FENCE 2018 Opening Celebration in Railyard Park, Santa Fe on Saturday July 21, 5 - 8PM. There will be a reception to follow at the ...

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Atlanta, News

October 2018: Atlanta Celebrates Photography

The FENCE is proud to be back at Atlanta Celebrates Photography, taking place throughout the month of October. ACP hosts an annual, citywide photog...

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News

Education Guide: Discussion questions for 5 to 15 yrs and beyond!

Welcome to The FENCE, the largest public photo exhibition in North America that reaches over six million visitors annually through open-air exhibition...

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Events

September 13: The FENCE @ Photoville Opening Night

Thanks for joining us on Photoville Opening Night for a screening of The FENCE 2018, following the For Freedoms Town Hall on Freedom of Speech. r. ...

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Events

July 19: Teen Day @ The FENCE!

For our inaugural Teen Day @ The FENCE on July 19 in Brooklyn Bridge Park, we invited teens engaged in photography programs across the city, includin...

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Brooklyn, Events

July 19: Brooklyn Opening Celebration & Walking Tour

Join us for The FENCE Brooklyn Walking Tour and Opening Celebration!    ...

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Interviews

Houseraising by Ira Wagner

Ira Wagner is a photographer interested in the built environment and what it can reveal about a place and its inhabitants. He began studying photograp...

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Interviews

Divine Animals: The Bovidae by R.J. Kern

R. J. Kern is a Minneapolis-based photographer whose work explores animal portraiture as it relates to ideas of home, ancestry, and a sense of place. ...

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Interviews

The Red Road Project by Carlotta Cardana

Carlotta Cardana is an Italian portrait and documentary photographer based in London. She took on photography while working as a producer in a circus ...

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Interviews

Documenting Dominican baseball by Michael Hanson

Michael Hanson is a Seattle-based photographer represented by National Geographic Creative. His photography career began after playing Minor League Ba...

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Interviews

Research at the end of the world by Anna Filipova

Anna Filipova is a documentary photographer based in Paris. For the past few years, she has been focusing on the northern parts of the world, where sh...

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Interviews

European and American Cultures Collide by Naomi Harris

Canadian born Naomi Harris is primarily a portrait photographer who seeks out cultural trends to document through her subjects. Personal projects incl...

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Interviews

Celdas by Alma Leiva

Alma Leiva is a Honduran born artist, who moved to the United States at the age of fourteen. She has studied both a Bachelors and Masters in Fine Art ...

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Interviews

Arthropodia by Claire Rosen

Claire Rosen says her series ‘Arthropodia’ is a “continued exploration of the cycle of inspiration as well as the tension between nature and man...

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Interviews

Pink Crush by Frances Denny

Frances F. Denny (b. 1984) is an artist and photographer whose work investigates the development of female selfhood and identity. Her work is represen...

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Interviews

Chickens by Emanuela Colombo

Since turning to photography, Emanuela Colombo has worked with several NGO’s to produce reports and stories about their activities in Italy and abro...

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Terms

Terms & Conditions

The sponsor of the The FENCE Photo Contest (8th edition) is United Photo Industries Inc ("UPI"), 16 Main Street #B, Brooklyn, New York 11201. TERMThe ...

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

What exactly is The FENCE? The FENCE is a series of large-scale photography exhibitions printed on vinyl mesh and installed outdoors in 8 cities acros...

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About

Houston Center for Photography
The Houston Center for Photography is an organization dedicated to the art of photography. Starting in 1981 as a small visual artists’ organization, HCP has grown to become an exemplary fine art organization. HCP’s mission is to increase society’s understanding and appreciation of photography and its evolving role in contemporary culture. HCP strives to encourage artists, build audiences, stimulate dialogue, and promote inquiry about photography and related media through education, exhibitions, publications, fellowship programs, and community collaboration.

Memorial Park
With nearly 1,500 acres of forest, grasslands, recreation facilities, and public spaces, Memorial Park is one of the largest urban wilderness parks in the United States. It is nearly twice the size of New York’s Central Park and equally important to our city. The Park hosts 4 million visitors per year and as many as 10,000 visitors per day from over 170 zip codes, making it the most visited park in the Texas Gulf Coast region. Visitors enjoy the Park’s urban wilderness as well as an array of activities that range from running and cycling to croquet, volleyball, and bird watching. Memorial Park serves as a third place – a place to restore and recharge after home and work – to thousands of visitors every day. Memorial Park Conservancy is in its third year of operating and managing Memorial Park and is committed to making it a world-class park and to fostering connection with its users. Established in 2000 in an effort to formalize the stewardship of the Park, Memorial Park Conservancy serves with a mission to restore, preserve and enhance Memorial Park for the enjoyment of all Houstonians.

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