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CDS Undergraduate Education Director Christopher Sims Featured at SCOPE Miami Art Fair

CDS Undergraduate Education Director Christopher Sims Featured at SCOPE Miami Art Fair

Christopher Sims, undergraduate education director at the Center for Documentary Studies and Lecturing Fellow in Documentary Arts at Duke University, is currently being featured at the SCOPE Miami Art Fair in Miami, Florida. Clark Gallery is exhibiting eight large-scale photographs from Sims’s project “The Pretend Villages of Iraq and Afghanistan,” which recently received the Arte […]

September 30: Christopher Sims Presents Photographs, Artist’s Talk at UNC-Chapel Hill

September 30: Christopher Sims Presents Photographs, Artist's Talk at UNC-Chapel Hill

Two exhibits by CDS director of undergraduate education, photographer Christopher Sims, will be on view on UNC–Chapel Hill’s campus from September 30, 2015, into early 2016. A reception and artist’s talk will be held on the opening evening, celebrating the dual exhibitions. Guantánamo Bay and The Library at Camp Delta Reception and Artist’s Talk Wednesday, September 30, […]

CDS Undergraduate Education Director Christopher Sims to Give Talk at Reykjavik Museum of Photography

CDS Undergraduate Education Director Christopher Sims to Give Talk at Reykjavik Museum of Photography

Christopher Sims, undergraduate education director at the Center for Documentary Studies and Lecturing Fellow in the Documentary Arts, will give an artist’s talk in Iceland on Monday, June 15 at 5 p.m. The lecture, “Photographing Guantanamo Bay and the Pretend Villages of Iraq and Afghanistan,” will be hosted by the Reykjavik Museum of Photography and is being organized by […]

CDS Instructors Alex Harris and Christopher Sims Receive Undergraduate Teaching Awards from Duke University

CDS Instructors Alex Harris and Christopher Sims Receive Undergraduate Teaching Awards from Duke University

Congratulations to two undergraduate instructors at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Alex Harris and Christopher Sims, who recently received university-wide teaching awards at the end of the 2014–2015 academic year. Alex Harris received the Robert B. Cox Award in the Social Sciences for “a commitment to teaching over time and a willingness to invest substantial effort in meeting the school’s instructional […]

Christopher Sims Awarded Arte Laguna Prize

Christopher Sims Awarded Arte Laguna Prize

Christopher Sims, undergraduate education director at the Center for Documentary Studies and Lecturing Fellow in the Documentary Arts, will receive the Arte Laguna Prize in Photographic Art, one of Italy’s most prestigious photography awards. The prize includes an exhibition in Venice as well as a cash award of €7,000. Over three thousand people gathered recently in the […]

Exhibits by CDS Lecturing Fellow Christopher Sims Open in Three Venues Across the South

Exhibits by CDS Lecturing Fellow Christopher Sims Open in Three Venues Across the South

Center for Documentary Studies Lecturing Fellow Christopher Sims has been invited to show work in three photography exhibitions this spring: Christopher Sims: Theater of War Alexandria Museum of Art 933 Second Street, Alexandria, Louisiana April 3–May 24, 2014 With roundtable discussion April 3 with curator Charles Chamberlain on “Blue, Gray, and Black: A Legacy of […]

Guantanamo Exhibit at International Civil Rights Center and Museum Features Photographs by CDS Lecturing Fellow Christopher Sims

Guantanamo Exhibit at International Civil Rights Center and Museum Features Photographs by CDS Lecturing Fellow Christopher Sims

As part of its tour of twelve venues, the first exhibition curated by the Guantánamo Public Memory Project will be opening in North Carolina on December 12 at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro. The exhibition and accompanying website feature photographs by Center for Documentary Studies Lecturing Fellow Christopher Sims, who traveled to the naval […]

CDS Undergraduate Instructor Christopher Sims Photographs Debate about Creationism in Kentucky for the “Financial Times Sunday Magazine”

CDS Undergraduate Instructor Christopher Sims Photographs Debate about Creationism in Kentucky for the "Financial Times Sunday Magazine"

CDS undergraduate instructor Christopher Sims was commissioned by the Financial Times Sunday Magazine this spring to create a series of photographs on the debate about creationism in Kentucky. The feature article by staff writer Barney Jopson, as well as an extended slideshow of Sims’s photographs, are now available online on the website of the Financial Times. […]

Photographs by CDS Instructor Christopher Sims Featured in “Guantanamo Public Memory Project” Exhibit Traveling to Ten Venues Nationwide

Photographs by CDS Instructor Christopher Sims Featured in "Guantanamo Public Memory Project" Exhibit Traveling to Ten Venues Nationwide

A new exhibition reveals the history of a place both infamous and unknown to most Americans: the United States naval station at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Opening last December at New York University, and now traveling to ten sites across the country through 2014, the first exhibit by the Guantánamo Public Memory Project explores GTMO’s history, […]

Exhibitions at Meredith College and SUNY-Geneseo Feature Photographs by CDS Instructor Christopher Sims

Exhibitions at Meredith College and SUNY-Geneseo Feature Photographs by CDS Instructor Christopher Sims

Center for Documentary Studies instructor Christopher Sims has been invited to show work in two photography exhibitions that open in late January 2013: Connections: Artists Invited by Meredith College Art Faculty Frankie G. Weems Gallery, Gaddy-Hamrick Art Center Meredith College 3800 Hillsborough Street, Raleigh, North Carolina January 24–March 31, 2013 Opening Reception: Thursday, January 24, 4–6 […]