Kamal Badhey, Lauren Henschel, and Jenny Stratton: 2016-17 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows

    Kamal Badhey, Lauren Henschel, and Jenny Stratton: 2016-17 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows

    The Center for Documentary Studies is pleased to introduce the 2016-2017 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows, all of whom will be working with organizations in the New York City area; scroll down for more information on Kamal Badhey, Lauren Henschel, and Jenny Stratton. Founded on the spirit, values, and actions of social documentary photographer Lewis Hine, CDS’s Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows […]

    "The Jemima Code" Exhibit Opens at CDS; On View Through November 5

    “The Jemima Code” Exhibit Opens at CDS; On View Through November 5

    code / noun : 1. a system used for brevity or secrecy of communication, in which arbitrarily chosen words, letters, or symbols are assigned definite meanings.  2.  a word, letter, number, or other symbol used in a code system to mark, represent, or identify something.  3.  a system for communication in which long and short […]

    Steven M. Cozart Wins 2016 Lange-Taylor Prize for "The Pass/Fail Series"

    Steven M. Cozart Wins 2016 Lange-Taylor Prize for “The Pass/Fail Series”

    The Center for Documentary Studies has awarded the twenty-fourth Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize to American artist, illustrator, and documentarian Steven M. Cozart. His winning proposal, The Pass/Fail Series, primarily explores colorism within the African American community. The $10,000 prize is given to encourage documentary work in the tradition of acclaimed photographer Dorothea Lange and writer […]

    September 22: Submission Deadline Extended for the 2016 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

    September 22: Submission Deadline Extended for the 2016 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

    “We find ourselves at a moment when photo books are as important as ever, because they are concrete statements of artistic vision, essential counterweights in the ‘Ocean of Images’ that we swim through every day.” —Peter Barberie, 2016 First Book Prize judge The Center for Documentary Studies and the Honickman Foundation are pleased to announce the […]

    2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2012, Gerard H. Gaskin's "Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene"

    2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2012, Gerard H. Gaskin’s “Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene”

    The CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography is a biennial prize that offers publication of a book of photography, a $3,000 award, and inclusion in a website devoted to presenting the work of winners of the prize. Each year a significant and innovative artist, curator, or writer in photography is chosen to judge the prize […]

    Events+Exhibitions

    September 30: Fresh Docs Series Screens “Thumbs Up for Mother Universe: The Lonnie Holley Story”
    September 30: Fresh Docs Series Screens “Thumbs Up for Mother Universe: The Lonnie Holley Story”

    The Center for Documentary Studies and the Southern Documentary Fund are pleased to present a free …

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    Programs+Projects

    Now Hiring! Full Frame Seeks Seven-Month Paid Programming Intern
    Now Hiring! Full Frame Seeks Seven-Month Paid Programming Intern

    The Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, a program of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke …

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    Student Work

    Listen: Short Audio Docs from the 2016 Hearing Is Believing Audio Institute
    Listen: Short Audio Docs from the 2016 Hearing Is Believing Audio Institute

    In July 2016, CDS Continuing Education held the thirteenth annual Hearing Is Believing audio instit…

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    CDS Student Prizewinner Among Featured Artists in "Southern Accent"
    CDS Student Prizewinner Among Featured Artists in “Southern Accent”

    The Nasher Museum of Art’s new exhibition, Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in …

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