Posts Tagged ‘“Guantanamo Bay” Photo Series’

September 30: Christopher Sims Presents Photographs, Artist’s Talk at UNC-Chapel Hill

September 30: Christopher Sims Presents Photographs, Artist's Talk at UNC-Chapel Hill

Two exhibits by CDS director of undergraduate education, photographer Christopher Sims, will be on view on UNC–Chapel Hill’s campus from September 30, 2015, into early 2016. A reception and artist’s talk will be held on the opening evening, celebrating the dual exhibitions. Guantánamo Bay and The Library at Camp Delta Reception and Artist’s Talk Wednesday, September 30, […]


Photographs by CDS Faculty On View at UNC–Chapel Hill

Photographs by CDS Faculty On View at UNC–Chapel Hill

Two upcoming events on the UNC–Chapel Hill campus, free and open to the public, will feature work by CDS faculty members Charlie Thompson and Christopher Sims, respectively: Rostros del Tiempo: Faces of Time Reception with Live Music Thursday, September 10, 5:30 p.m. UNC–Chapel Hill, Center for the Study of the American South 410 East Franklin St., Chapel Hill, […]


CDS Undergraduate Education Director Christopher Sims to Give Talk at Reykjavik Museum of Photography

CDS Undergraduate Education Director Christopher Sims to Give Talk at Reykjavik Museum of Photography

Christopher Sims, undergraduate education director at the Center for Documentary Studies and Lecturing Fellow in the Documentary Arts, will give an artist’s talk in Iceland on Monday, June 15 at 5 p.m. The lecture, “Photographing Guantanamo Bay and the Pretend Villages of Iraq and Afghanistan,” will be hosted by the Reykjavik Museum of Photography and is being organized by […]


Guantanamo Exhibit at International Civil Rights Center and Museum Features Photographs by CDS Lecturing Fellow Christopher Sims

Guantanamo Exhibit at International Civil Rights Center and Museum Features Photographs by CDS Lecturing Fellow Christopher Sims

As part of its tour of twelve venues, the first exhibition curated by the Guantánamo Public Memory Project will be opening in North Carolina on December 12 at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum in Greensboro. The exhibition and accompanying website feature photographs by Center for Documentary Studies Lecturing Fellow Christopher Sims, who traveled to the naval […]


Photographs by CDS Instructor Christopher Sims Featured in “Guantanamo Public Memory Project” Exhibit Traveling to Ten Venues Nationwide

Photographs by CDS Instructor Christopher Sims Featured in "Guantanamo Public Memory Project" Exhibit Traveling to Ten Venues Nationwide

A new exhibition reveals the history of a place both infamous and unknown to most Americans: the United States naval station at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba. Opening last December at New York University, and now traveling to ten sites across the country through 2014, the first exhibit by the Guantánamo Public Memory Project explores GTMO’s history, […]


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 […]


Guantánamo Work by CDS Undergraduate Director Christopher Sims Travels to Brown University, University of Rhode Island

Guantánamo Work by CDS Undergraduate Director Christopher Sims Travels to Brown University, University of Rhode Island

Two photography exhibitions about the U.S. Naval Station at Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, open this week at the University of Rhode Island Feinstein Providence Campus Gallery, under the auspices of the Center for Public Humanities and Cultural Heritage at Brown University. As part of its tour of seventeen venues, the first exhibition curated by the Guantánamo […]