Posts Tagged ‘Abbie Gascho Landis’

2017 CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Photography Deadline Now March 1

2017 CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Photography Deadline Now March 1

The CDS Documentary Essay Prize honors the best in documentary photography and writing in alternating years: one year, photos; one year, writing. The focus is on current or recently completed work (within the last two years) from a long-term project—fifteen images; fifteen to twenty pages of writing. The upcoming prize competition will be for writing. The […]


Enjoy Online: Winter 2016 Issue of “Document”

Enjoy Online: Winter 2016 Issue of “Document”

The quarterly publication Document features some of the best documentary work supported and produced by the Center for Documentary Studies. The current issue is now available online; scroll down to view. Highlights in the Winter 2016 issue include an interview with Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman, award-winning and Oscar-nominated creators of the animated short documentary Last Day of Freedom, an excerpt from 2015 […]


Abbie Gascho Landis Awarded 2015 CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Writing

Abbie Gascho Landis Awarded 2015 CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Writing

By now I have become a freshwater mussel groupie. I fawn over photographs. . . . I stalk them from a distance, writing their names in my notebooks: fatmucket, pistolgrip, heelsplitter, shinyrayed pocketbook, spectaclecase, pigtoe, snufflebox. I pore over their bios. Posters of mussels hang in our bedroom. —Abbie Gascho Landis, from her prizewinning essay […]