Archive for October, 2009

Live Video Performance-Lecture In Conjunction With “We Cheat Each Other”

Live Video Performance-Lecture In Conjunction With "We Cheat Each Other"

A still image of “Play Each Other,” a live video performance-lecture held at CDS on October 22, with Eric Gottesman in Durham and Yamrot Alemu and Yewoinshet Masresha in Addis Ababa.  This event was held in conjunction with the exhibition We Cheat Each Other, which is on view in the Porch Gallery at CDS through […]


Pelada

Pelada

Pelada Film Screening And Discussion With The Filmmakers Thursday, October 29, 2009, 7 p.m. Richard White Auditorium, East Campus, Duke University Free and open to the public Part of the “Soccer Politics” film series, Pelada highlights two young soccer players who tour the world playing pick-up games in Brazil, Kenya, Israel, Iran and beyond, learning […]


Exhibit Installation Photographs For “The Collector: Joseph Mitchell’s Quotidian Quest”

Exhibit Installation Photographs For "The Collector: Joseph Mitchell's Quotidian Quest"

The Collector: Joseph Mitchell’s Quotidian Quest Closes to the public on October 24, 2009 Kreps Gallery, Center for Documentary Studies more information


Peter Van Agtmael (“25 Under 25: Up-And-Coming American Photographers, Volume 2”)

Peter Van Agtmael ("25 Under 25: Up-And-Coming American Photographers, Volume 2")

Photographs By Peter Van Agtmael As featured in 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers, Volume 2 Peter van Agtmael was one of the photographers featured in 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers, Volume 2, which was published in the spring of 2008 by powerHouse Books and CDS Books at the Center for Documentary Studies. Recently, […]


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 […]


The Way We Get By

The Way We Get By

The Way We Get By A Film By Aron Gaudet And Gita Pullapilly Friday, October 30, 2009, 7 p.m. (reception at 6 p.m.) Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University Part of Southern Circuit – Tour of Independent Filmmakers A deeply moving film about life and how to live it, The Way We Get By […]


Interview With Deborah Willis

Interview With Deborah Willis

Interview With Deborah Willis, Author Of Posing Beauty: African American Images From The 1890s To The Present The State of Things, WUNC (91.5 FM) September 30, 2009 On October 1, Deborah Willis filled the CDS auditorium for a talk and book signing for Posing Beauty: African American Images from the 1890s to the Present. If […]


Packaged

Packaged

Packaged Photographs by Jessica Silver On view through mid-December 2009 Reception: Thursday, October 29, 5-6 p.m. Allen Gallery, 2nd floor, Allen Building, West Campus, Duke University Hosted by Provost Peter Lange Seeking out places in Durham where people shop on a daily basis, Jessica Silver takes her camera into spaces we know but seldom look […]


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 […]


Screening With Documentary Filmmaker George Stoney At Unc-Chapel hill

Screening With Documentary Filmmaker George Stoney At Unc-Chapel hill

Screening With Documentary Filmmaker George Stoney At UNC-Chapel Hill CDS Director Tom Rankin Will Lead Discussion October 16, 6 p.m. program (reception beforehand at 5 p.m.) Documentary filmmaker George C. Stoney, 93, creator of a film used around the world by UNESCO and other landmark films, will participate in a public screening and discussion at […]


The Jazz Loft Project: Photographs And Tapes Of W. Eugene Smith From 821 Sixth Avenue, 1957-1965

The Jazz Loft Project: Photographs And Tapes Of W. Eugene Smith From 821 Sixth Avenue, 1957-1965

The Jazz Loft Project: Photographs And Tapes Of  W. Eugene Smith From 821 Sixth Avenue, 1957–1965 By Sam Stephenson Publication Date: November 2009 In 1957, Eugene Smith, a thirty-eight-year-old magazine photographer, walked out of his comfortable settled world—his longtime well-paying job at Life and the home he shared with his wife and four children in […]