Posts Tagged ‘Bruce Jackson’

Closing Reception for “In This Timeless Time,” and Author Presentation, at UNC–Chapel Hill, November 28 & 29

Closing Reception for "In This Timeless Time," and Author Presentation, at UNC–Chapel Hill, November 28 & 29

On September 1, 2012, through the fall semester, an exhibit featuring photographs from In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America, an award-winning book by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian published by the Center for Documentary Studies and UNC Press, will be on view at UNC–Chapel Hill’s Center for the Study […]


Watch: Video Tribute to a Dearly Departed Show

Watch: Video Tribute to a Dearly Departed Show

CDS exhibitions director Courtney Reid-Eaton is preparing the Kreps Gallery for the upcoming Harvey Stein photography exhibit, which meant first taking down the prints from the Full Color Depression show. We were sad to see them go; during their six months here, curator Bruce Jackson’s restored Depression-era color photos attracted a large and enthusiastic fan-base, as […]


Auction of “Full Color Depression” Prints Is a Resounding Success

Auction of "Full Color Depression" Prints Is a Resounding Success

On June 21 about forty people spent a fun evening on the CDS porch and in the Kreps Gallery competing in a silent auction for some fine, classic documentary imagery—thirty-five prints from the exhibit Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland.* Attendees were passionately enthusiastic about the exhibition; fortified by music, libations, cherries, peanuts, […]


Public Auction and Party, Thursday, June 21: One-of-a-Kind Prints From “Full Color Depression”

Public Auction and Party, Thursday, June 21: One-of-a-Kind Prints From "Full Color Depression"

Curator Bruce Jackson is donating the eight 24 x 30 inch and twenty-seven 30 x 24 inch digital pigment fiber prints from the Center for Documentary Studies exhibit Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland to CDS, which will auction them to the public at an event on June 21 (music, food, drinks!). Using files made […]


Listen, Read: Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian on Their New Book, “In This Timeless Time,” and Jackson on Curating “Full Color Depression”

Listen, Read: Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian on Their New Book, "In This Timeless Time," and Jackson on Curating "Full Color Depression"

Authors Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian were recently on American Public Media’s The Story with host Dick Gordon to discuss their new book, In This Timeless Time: Living and Dying on Death Row in America, published in April 2012 by CDS Books of the Center for Documentary Studies and the University of North Carolina Press. Jackson […]


Book Signing Event with Authors Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian for “In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America,” Thursday, April 19

  On April 19 Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian will sign copies of their new book, In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America, published by the University of North Carolina Press and CDS Books of the Center for Documentary Studies. The book includes a DVD of their film Death Row and “is […]


Watch Trailer: “Death Row” Documentary Included in the New CDS/UNC Press Book, “In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America”

Watch Trailer: "Death Row" Documentary Included in the New CDS/UNC Press Book, "In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America"

CDS publishing intern Joel Mora recently produced an original trailer for Death Row, a documentary filmed in 1979 by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian illustrating life on cell block J in Ellis Unit of the Texas Department of Corrections. A DVD of Death Row is included in Jackson and Christian’s new book, In This Timeless […]


New Video on CDS Exhibit, “Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland”

New Video on CDS Exhibit, "Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America's Heartland"

CDS exhibitions intern Audrey Bell recently produced a video on the current exhibit Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland, featuring an audio clip of an interview with Bruce Jackson by publishing intern Joel Mora. Jackson discusses the origins of the show, and his thoughts on first seeing the rare Kodachrome images of Depression-era […]


Video Available: Installing “Full Color Depression” at CDS

Video Available: Installing "Full Color Depression" at CDS

Exhibitions director Courtney Reid-Eaton and exhibitions intern Audrey Bell spent more than two days installing Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland, at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. The exhibit, which is a collection of some of the lesser-known color images taken by the Farm Security Administration photography team during Depression-era […]


“Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland” Exhibit Opens at CDS

"Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America's Heartland" Exhibit Opens at CDS

Curated by photographer and folklorist Bruce Jackson, Full Color Depression: First Kodachromes from America’s Heartland features large-scale color photographs taken by the famous Depression-era Farm Security Administration photography team. The exhibit runs through July 23, 2012, in the Kreps Gallery at the Center for Documentary Studies. Related events include a reception on April 19 starting at 6 p.m.; […]


“Being There: The Work of Bruce Jackson” Symposium on November 4 in Buffalo

“Being There: The Work of Bruce Jackson” Symposium on November 4 in Buffalo

Acclaimed folklorist, documentary filmmaker, and photographer Bruce Jackson will be honored at a special symposium at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, New York on November 4. “Being There: The Work of Bruce Jackson” Friday, November 4, 7 p.m. Auditorium at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery 1285 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo, New York The symposium will focus […]


New Book: “In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America,” by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian / Includes DVD of Their Film “Death Row”

New Book: "In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America," by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian / Includes DVD of Their Film "Death Row"

  In This Timeless Time features photographs by Bruce Jackson and text by Bruce Jackson with Diane Christian, as well as a DVD of their film Death Row, and “is about life on Death Row in Texas, the special prison within a prison the state maintains for men it plans to put to death,” as […]