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Filter Photo is a nonprofit festival, exhibition, and educational space in Chicago's West Town neighborhood. We organize the annual Filter Photo Festival, a multi-day celebration of photography that includes workshops, lectures, exhibitions, and portfolio reviews.

Join us at Filter Space year-round where we exhibit a robust roster of internationally recognized artists and host social, educational, and professional development activities for photo-based artists and the broader community.

Stacy Arezou Mehrfar

Exhibition Dates: January 13 - February 28, 2023

Opening Reception: January 13, 6 – 9 PM CT

Closing Reception + Poetry Reading: February 24th, 6 - 8 PM

Location: Filter Space | 1821 W Hubbard St, Suite 207
Gallery Hours: Monday – Saturday, 11 AM – 5 PM

RHINO READS Poetry Reading

February 24th, 2023, 6 - 7:30 PM

Join us for a poetry reading in conjunction with our current exhibition, The Moon Belongs to Everyone by Stacy Arezou Mehrfar. RHINO READS Poets Beth McDermott, Dipika Mukherjee, and Sarah Carson will respond to the photographs in the exhibition.


Membership with Filter Photo is a great way to support both a growing non-profit and the photography community in the Midwest. Filter Photo offers members unique opportunities and direct access to special events during the Filter Photo Festival and year-round.  As a Member, you’ll enjoy benefits including early registration to all Festival programming, inclusion in our Member Directory, with a link to your website, invitations to networking and community building opportunities at Filter Space, and our monthly e-newsletter highlighting photography events in the Chicago area.

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