Lange-Taylor Prize

Words + Images: Deadline for Lange-Taylor Prize Extended to May 14

The Lange-Taylor Prize, re-launched in 2013 by the Center for Documentary Studies, supports documentary artists—working alone or in teams—who are involved in extended, ongoing fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit, in intriguing and effective ways, the interplay of words and images in the creation and presentation of their work. The deadline for submissions has been extended to May 14, […]


Photographer/Writer Jen Kinney Wins 2013 Lange-Taylor Prize

Photographer/Writer Jen Kinney Wins 2013 Lange-Taylor Prize

The Center for Documentary Studies has awarded the twenty-first Lange–Taylor Prize to American photographer and writer Jen Kinney for “City Under One Roof,” her ongoing project in Whittier, Alaska. Whittier is a tiny town on Alaska’s Prince William Sound that is only accessible by land through the longest rail and highway tunnel in North America, where […]


CDS Relaunches Lange-Taylor Prize; Deadline Extended to May 7, 2013

CDS Relaunches Lange-Taylor Prize; Deadline Extended to May 7, 2013

The Center for Documentary Studies is proud to re-launch the Lange-Taylor Prize, which supports documentary artists—working alone or in teams—who are involved in extended, ongoing fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit, in intriguing and effective ways, the interplay of words and images in the creation and presentation of their work. The updated guidelines expand […]


2010 Lange-Taylor Prize Winners: Photographer Tiana Markova-Gold and Writer Sarah Dohrmann

2010 Lange-Taylor Prize Winners: Photographer Tiana Markova-Gold and Writer Sarah Dohrmann

Announcement of 2010 Prizewinners 2010 Winners: Tiana Markova-Gold and Sarah Dohrmann Honorable Mention Awarded to Kitra Cahana and Chris Urquhart The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University has awarded the twentieth Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize to photographer Tiana Markova-Gold and writer Sarah Dohrmann, both Americans. The $20,000 award is given to encourage collaboration in […]


Artist Talk With Photographer Ernesto Bazan on February 17

Artist Talk With Photographer Ernesto Bazan on February 17

Artist Talk With Photographer Ernesto Bazan February 17, 5 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies Auditorium Internationally renowned photographer Ernesto Bazan will talk about his extensive work photographing in Cuba over the past fourteen years and about developing his recent book BazanCuba, which won the prestigious Best Photo Book of the Year Award at the 2009 […]


Workshop With Ernesto Bazan February 18

Workshop With Ernesto Bazan February 18

Finding Your Voice Through Photography: A Workshop With Ernesto Bazan Thursday, February 18, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (5 hours credit toward Certificate in Documentary Arts) Center for Documentary Studies, Room 001 Level: Intermediate/Advanced Course Fee: FREE (Application required – Qualifies for 5 hours credit toward the Certificate in Documentary Arts)


Lange-Taylor Application Guidelines

Lange-Taylor Application Guidelines

Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize Application deadline: January 31, 2010 The year 2010 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor documentary prize, a $20,000 award given annually by the Center for Documentary Studies. First announced a year after the Center’s founding at Duke University, the prize was created to encourage collaboration between documentary writers and […]


Doc U Arts 2009: Words And Images

Doc U Arts 2009: Words And Images

Doc U Arts 2009: Words And Images October 8–11, 2009 An intensive weekend of lectures, discussions, and small-group sessions focused on narrative nonfiction writing and the interplay between words and images in the creation of documentary work The Doc U Arts institute, a gathering for more advanced students and professionals in the field, begins on […]


How To Win A Lange-Taylor Prize

How To Win A Lange-Taylor Prize

PDN Magazine PDN magazine article, “How to Win A Lange-Taylor Prize,” details winning proposals by Lange-Taylor Prize recipients from recent years


Lange-Taylor Prize

Lange-Taylor Prize

The ruins of Kabul, in the aftermath of sectarian fighting that reduced vast stretches of the city to rubble, Afghanistan, 2002. Photograph by Teru Kuwayama. “Unnatural Borders, Open Wounds: The Human Landscape Of Pakistan” by Teru Kuwayama and Christian Parenti Winners Of The Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University […]