Posts Tagged ‘Daylight Magazine’

Party in Hillsborough, North Carolina, Celebrates the Jazz Loft Project, July 27

Party in Hillsborough, North Carolina, Celebrates the Jazz Loft Project, July 27

At a Last Friday event in Hillsborough, North Carolina, the arts/photography publishing organization Daylight will host a Jazz Loft Project party at the Daylight Project Space, featuring music until dusk, a multimedia screening, selected audio recordings, and a short presentation by Jazz Loft Project director Sam Stephenson. Refreshments will be served; the event is free […]


NPR Highlights Photographs from Guantanamo Bay by CDS Instructor Christopher Sims

NPR Highlights Photographs from Guantanamo Bay by CDS Instructor Christopher Sims

NPR’s popular photography blog, “The Picture Show,” recently featured five photographers included in the Oxford American magazine’s “Visual South Issue,” which identified the “most talented and thrilling up-and-coming artists in the South.” The first installment of NPR’s series, “Unseen Scenes of Guantanamo,” focused on Center for Documentary Studies instructor Christopher Sims’s photography project at the remote […]


Interview with Kris Vervaeke, Juror’s Pick, 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize

Interview with Kris Vervaeke, Juror’s Pick, 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize

Interview with Kris Vervaeke Juror’s Pick (Stacey Clarkson), Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize Many people fall into the grind of the corporate world and brush their passions aside. What motivated you to leave your corporate career and transition solely towards freelance photography? I had worked for more than fifteen years for the same company; I […]


Interview with David Pace, 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize Winner

Interview with David Pace, 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize Winner

Interview with David Pace Winner, Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize The images in Friday Night seem formally quite different from your other work, such as Re: Collections, or even the series Kiosks and Market Day from Burkina Faso. Would you agree? You are quite right that the images in Friday Night are different from my […]


Interview with Tamas Dezso, 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize Winner

Interview with Tamas Dezso, 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize Winner

Interview with Tamas Dezso Winner and Jurors’ Pick (Darren Ching and Sasha Wolf), Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize How did you become interested in photography? How did you decide it was to be something that you wanted to pursue seriously? Following the political changes of 1989 when the Russian army withdrew, having been stationed in […]


Kris Vervaeke, Juror’s Pick (Stacey Clarkson), Project Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Kris Vervaeke, Juror's Pick (Stacey Clarkson), Project Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Kris Vervaeke Juror’s Pick, Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize “Kris Vervaeke’s collection of photographs documenting decaying images found on tombstones in China demonstrates tremendous grace and intelligence. With uncommon elegance, the project provides viewers contemplative space to ponder its many layers of meaning involving ritual, loss, time, community, and even photography itself. It is a […]


Lorenzo Martelli, Juror’s Pick (Stacey Clarkson), Work-in-Process Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Lorenzo Martelli, Juror's Pick (Stacey Clarkson), Work-in-Process Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Lorenzo Martelli Juror’s Pick, Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize “‘I am not my home,’ he kept telling me over and over, but one day he decided to let me in,’ explains Lorenzo Martelli regarding his endeavor to portray the private, melancholy world of Charlie, a disinherited Milanese count. Intimate and respectful, these thoughtful black-and-white photographs […]


Sebastian Liste, Juror’s Pick (Whitney Johnson), Project Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Sebastian Liste, Juror's Pick (Whitney Johnson), Project Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Sebastian Liste Juror’s Pick, Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize “For two years, Sebastián Liste has photographed the daily lives of over one hundred families who formed a community in an abandoned chocolate factory in Brazil. His long-term commitment to the project has revealed an intimate and complex story—one that captures not only the consequences of […]


Shane Lavalette, Juror’s Pick (Whitney Johnson), Work-in-Process Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Shane Lavalette, Juror's Pick (Whitney Johnson), Work-in-Process Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Shane Lavalette Juror’s Pick, Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize “Young Shane Lavalette has already demonstrated his commitment to the photography industry: As the founder and editor of Lay Flat, he is collaborating with photographers to create books that reflect each artist’s vision. Here, we see Shane’s own view, a series of color images that consider […]


James Dodd, Juror’s Pick (Anthony Bannon), Work-in-Process Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

James Dodd, Juror's Pick (Anthony Bannon), Work-in-Process Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

James Dodd Juror’s Pick, Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize “Whether in or out of the water, the series works with wonder and with purpose, and that is a winning combination. It is held tightly together by the grace of humor, awe, and consistent style that hold out promise for the work’s completion.”—Anthony Bannon Sport funding […]


Baldomero Fernandez, Juror’s Pick (Sasha Wolf), Work-in-Process Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Baldomero Fernandez, Juror’s Pick (Sasha Wolf), Work-in-Process Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Baldomero Fernandez Juror’s Pick, Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize “Baldomero Fernandez’s project on downtrodden America may not be unique, but his tight, often-beautiful compositions of people and places feel masterful and extremely thoughtful. This is a project with social documentary implications that soars above those often self-imposed, rigid boundaries to become a more poetic art […]


Tamas Dezso, Winner and Jurors’ Pick (Darren Ching and Sasha Wolf), Project Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Tamas Dezso, Winner and Jurors' Pick (Darren Ching and Sasha Wolf), Project Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Tamas Dezso Winner and Jurors’ Pick, Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize “Here, Anywhere by Tamas Dezso is a meditative series that presents an unresolved Hungarian post-communist identity. The outlook invoked is somewhat surreal, almost as though what is contained within the frame is caught in some sort of suspended animation—the beginning lost and an end […]


Lydia Goldblatt, Juror’s Pick (Darren Ching), Work-in-Process Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Lydia Goldblatt, Juror's Pick (Darren Ching), Work-in-Process Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Lydia Goldblatt Juror’s Pick, Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize “Lydia Goldblatt’s photographs of her father are a refreshing and eloquent shift from the straightforward document of family. These are visual gems—encapsulated memories of an intimate relationship between father and daughter. The somber light not only serves as a distinct artistic voice but somehow imbues these […]


David Pace, Winner, Work-in-Process Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

David Pace, Winner, Work-in-Process Prize (2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

David Pace Winner, Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize I have been traveling to the small West African country of Burkina Faso annually since 2007. I spend the fall there teaching digital photography to American college students in a study abroad program through Santa Clara University. My students live in remote villages without electricity or running […]


“Here, Anywhere: Photographs by Tamas Dezso,” and “2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards” Exhibition Reception October 4 at CDS

"Here, Anywhere: Photographs by Tamas Dezso," and "2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards" Exhibition Reception October 4 at CDS

  Here, Anywhere: Photographs by Tamas Dezso 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize winner 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Photographs by David Pace 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Award Works-in-Process Prize winner and John Cyr, James Dodd, Baldomero Fernandez, Lydia Goldblatt, Shane Lavalette, Sebastian Liste, Lorenzo Martelli, Kris Vervaeke, Juror Pick Winners September 19–December 22, 2011 University Gallery, […]


Announcing the Winners of the 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2011 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards

In recognition of mutual interests in documentary and fine art photography, Daylight Magazine and the Center for Documentary Studies started an international competition in 2010, the Daylight/CDS Photo Awards, to honor and promote talented and committed photographers, both emerging and established. 2011 Guest Jurors: Anthony Bannon, director, George Eastman House; Darren Ching, owner, Klompching Gallery, and […]


Deadline Extended to May 15 for the Second Annual Daylight/CDS Photo Awards

Deadline Extended to May 15 for the Second Annual Daylight/CDS Photo Awards

In recognition of a mutual interest in documentary and fine art photography, Daylight Magazine and the Center for Documentary Studies started an international competition in spring 2010, the Daylight/CDS Photo Awards, to honor and promote talented and committed photographers, both emerging and established, in two prize categories, the Project Prize and the Work-in-Process Prize. Guest […]


CDS Interns Brenda Hornsby Heindl and Maggie Smith

CDS Interns Brenda Hornsby Heindl and Maggie Smith

The 2010-2011 academic year is the inaugural term of the CDS internship program for recent college graduates. CDS interns gain broad experience in the documentary field, with particular focus on exhibiting, publishing, and producing a range of materials related to the documentary arts. Brenda Hornsby Heindl is the exhibitions intern, and Maggie Smith is the […]


Interview with Monika Sziladi (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Interview with Monika Sziladi (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Interview with Monika Sziladi Jurors’ Pick (Julie Saul and Alec Soth), 2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize What sparked your initial interest for your “Wide Receivers” project? It’s enormously complex to try and map out the effect of one person’s behavior on another since each person’s emotional and intellectual make-up is shaped by that of […]


Interview with Martin Roemers (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Interview with Martin Roemers Juror’s Pick (Jamie Wellford), 2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize What were you attempting to illustrate by the use of blurred images? What you see are moving people and vehicles. This illustrates the hectic activity and chaos which never stops in a city with so many people. Why were you particularly […]


Interview with Paula McCartney (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Interview with Paula McCartney (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Interview with Paula McCartney Juror’s Pick (Darius Himes), Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize Could you describe your start in photography—how and why you first became interested in making photographs? It was in my third year of college. I had begun school by studying advertising, but in the second year realized it was too business orientated, […]


Interview with Erica Allen (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Interview with Erica Allen (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Interview with Erica Allen Juror’s Pick (Hank Willis Thomas), Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Work-in-Process Prize Did you experience any type of change in your artistic practice when you moved cross country from Oakland, California to Brooklyn, New York? My artistic practice definitely shifted after moving to New York City. Previously my photographic work was all shot with […]


Interview with Daniel Stier (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Interview with Daniel Stier (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Interview with Daniel Stier Juror’s Pick (Darius Himes and Alec Soth), Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize Where does the nature part of the project Man, Nature, Technology come into play? I found the title “Man, Nature, Technology” to have this utopian idea about science, which I’m trying to contrast  with the real world of scientific […]


Interview with Jan Lieske (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Interview with Jan Lieske (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Interview with Jan Lieske Juror’s Pick (Jamie Wellford), Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize We had trouble finding your biography: could you give us a brief history of what led you to this sort of photography? About seven years ago I got my first SLR camera. I started studying documentary photography and photojournalism at the FH […]