Posts Tagged ‘Hank Willis Thomas’

CDS Student Prizewinner Among Featured Artists in “Southern Accent”

CDS Student Prizewinner Among Featured Artists in "Southern Accent"

The Nasher Museum of Art’s new exhibition, Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art, “reflects upon and pulls apart the dynamic nature of the South’s social, political, and cultural landscape” through the work of sixty artists. The timing of Southern Accent,” says the Nasher’s Trevor Schoonmaker, Chief Curator and Patsy R. and Raymond D. Nasher Curator of Contemporary […]


“Question Bridge: Black Males” Open to the Public Through November 21

"Question Bridge: Black Males" Open to the Public Through November 21

Question Bridge: Black Males, a documentary-styled video art installation that explores critically challenging issues within the African American male community, will be on view at the Power Plant Gallery in Durham, North Carolina, from September 8–November 21, 2015. (The exhibit will be open on Sunday, November 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for attendees of the Center for Documentary […]


Look3 Festival: Showcasing and Celebrating the Photographic Image, Charlottesville, VA, June 7–9

Look3 Festival: Showcasing and Celebrating the Photographic Image, Charlottesville, VA, June 7–9

The LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph is taking over downtown Charlottesville, Virginia, for three days of peace, love, and photography. LOOK3 will host world-renowned photographers for a full weekend of gallery exhibitions, artist interviews, outdoor projections, book signings, and workshops: Thursday, June 7, to Saturday, June 9 Charlottesville, Virginia Ticket information is available here. LOOK3 […]


Hank Willis Thomas: Hope and Question Bridge Exhibit Opens at Duke

Hank Willis Thomas: Hope and Question Bridge Exhibit Opens at Duke

The John Hope Franklin Center for International and Interdisciplinary Studies and FHI will present a collaborative, multi-site exhibition of new and recent works by contemporary visual artist and photographer Hank Willis Thomas. On view at the Franklin Center Gallery will be the exhibition Hope, a survey show of seven major large-scale photographic works by the […]


Cinema Play House: Photographs by Nandita Raman, and 2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Exhibition

Cinema Play House: Photographs by Nandita Raman, and 2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Exhibition

Cinema Play House: Photographs by Nandita Raman Winner of the Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Project Prize September 13–December 23, 2010 Porch Gallery, Center for Documentary Studies and Daylight/CDS Photo Awards Photographs by Elizabeth Moreno Winner of the Works-in-Process Prize and Erica Allen, Rachel Barrett, Priya Kambli, Jan Lieski, Paula McCartney, Martin Roemers, Daniel Stier, and Monika […]


Rachel Barrett, Juror’s Pick (Hank Willis Thomas), Project Prize (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Rachel Barrett, Juror's Pick (Hank Willis Thomas), Project Prize (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Rachel Barrett Juror’s Pick, Project Prize “Rachel Barrett understands texture. She sees it in skin, in wood, in grass, and in color. Through her images she tries to touch life with her eyes. I can almost see her face pressed against the camera with glee, or with earnest composure. Her serious search for connection with […]


Erica Allen, Juror’s Pick (Hank Willis Thomas), Work-in-Process Prize (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Erica Allen, Juror’s Pick (Hank Willis Thomas), Work-in-Process Prize (2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards)

Erica Allen Juror’s Pick, Work-in-Process Prize “Erica Allen’s photographs lay somewhere between witnessing and voyeurism. The portraits seem to reflect men in intimate moments of contemplation while they also appear to be on display. These qualities perfectly illustrate Roland Barthes notion of the ‘punctum,’ which allows the viewer to see a part of his- or […]


Announcing the Winners of the 2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards

Announcing the Winners of the 2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards

Announcing the winners of the 2010 Daylight/CDS Photo Awards: PROJECT PRIZE First Prize Winner Nandita Raman Juror Picks Rachel Barrett (Hank Willis Thomas) Priya Kambli (Vince Aletti) Jan Lieske (Jamie Wellford) Nandita Raman (Julie Saul) Daniel Stier (Darius Himes and Alec Soth) Honorable Mentions Susan Bank Matt Eich Jason Florio Eamon Mac Mahon Michael Marten […]