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Listen to Audio from The Art of Farming: A Public Symposium

Listen to Audio from The Art of Farming: A Public Symposium

Audio from The Art of Farming: A Public Symposium is now available to listen online. The Art of Farming symposium builds on the national documentary project Five Farms: Stories from American Farm Families, which followed the lives of five farming families (from Massachusetts, North Carolina, Iowa, Arizona, and California) during the course of one year. Their […]


The Art of Farming

The Art of Farming

The Art of Farming Photographs and Audio by Undergraduates at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University Farming is among the oldest expressions of human culture. For a documentary artist or student, the farmer and his/her land present potent ground on which to create original artwork that explores and reflects central issues of our day. […]


“Five Farms” Interview with John Biewen by Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks

“Five Farms” Interview with John Biewen by Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks

        John Biewen was recently interviewed by Stephen Smith of American RadioWorks about the documentary project Five Farms: Stories of American Farm Families. Biewen was the series producer for Five Farms and is the Audio Program Director at the Center for Documentary Studies. Listen to the interview with Biewen here.   Recent […]


“Five Farms”: Web Extras

"Five Farms”: Web Extras

Five Farms Web Extras Listen to behind-the-scenes interviews with the Five Farms producer and executive producer; view an interactive map of the Five Farms families; listen to Five Farms feature stories from the PRI program “Here and Now” and the BBC program “Outlook;” view additional behind-the-scenes photographs; and listen to the original theme music composed […]


“Five Farms” Families and Documentary Producers Gather at CDS

“Five Farms” Families and Documentary Producers Gather at CDS

Farm family members featured in the national documentary project Five Farms: Stories from American Farm Families, along with staff from the production team, gathered at CDS December 4–5 for The Art of Farming public symposium. Visit the Five Farms website to listen to the audio documentaries and to view photographs from each farm.


Schedule for “The Art of Farming” Public Symposium, December 4-5, 2009

Schedule for “The Art of Farming” Public Symposium, December 4-5, 2009

The Art of Farming: A Public Symposium, December 4-5, 2009

The Art of Farming: A Public Symposium, December 4-5, 2009

The Art of Farming: A Public Symposium December 4–5, 2009 Keynote Speaker: Verlyn Klinkenborg “Farming and the Problem of Complexity” December 4, 7:30 p.m., ETC Auditorium, North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics, Durham Presented by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University In conjunction with the national documentary project Five Farms: Stories from […]


Five Farms: North Carolina

Five Farms: North Carolina

Five Farms: Stories of American Farm Families Whitakers, North Carolina Photographs by Tom Rankin, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University


Five Farms: California

Five Farms: California

Five Farms: Stories of American Farm Families Capay, California Photographs by Alix Lowrey Blair


Five Farms: Iowa

Five Farms: Iowa

Five Farms: Stories of American Farm Families Ankeny, Iowa Photographs by Elena Rue, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University


Five Farms: Massachusetts

Five Farms: Massachusetts

Five Farms: Stories From American Farm Families Colrain, Massachusetts Photographs by Steve Schapiro


Five Farms: Hopi

Five Farms: Hopi

Five Farms: Stories From American Farm Families Hopi Reservation, Arizona Photographs by Andrew Lewis