Posts Tagged ‘Lange-Taylor Prize’

2015 Lange-Taylor Prizewinning “Post Mégantic” Exhibit Opens December 5

2015 Lange-Taylor Prizewinning "Post Mégantic" Exhibit Opens December 5

Opening December 5, Center for Documentary Studies will host an exhibition of photographs from Post Mégantic, Michel Huneault’s 2015 Lange-Taylor prizewinning project on a small town in Quebec that was the site of Canada’s deadliest train disaster in 150 years. His project of remembrance garnered Huneault CDS’s prestigious Lange-Taylor Prize in 2015; the $10,000 annual award supports documentary artists involved in ongoing […]


Steven M. Cozart Wins 2016 Lange-Taylor Prize for “The Pass/Fail Series”

Steven M. Cozart Wins 2016 Lange-Taylor Prize for "The Pass/Fail Series"

The Center for Documentary Studies has awarded the twenty-fourth Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize to American artist, illustrator, and documentarian Steven M. Cozart. His winning proposal, The Pass/Fail Series, primarily explores colorism within the African American community. The $10,000 prize is given to encourage documentary work in the tradition of acclaimed photographer Dorothea Lange and writer […]


Submissions Are Open for 2016 Lange-Taylor Prize; May 16 Deadline

Submissions Are Open for 2016 Lange-Taylor Prize; May 16 Deadline

This year marks the twenty-sixth anniversary of the prestigious Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize, awarded by the Center for Documentary Studies. The $10,000 prize is given to encourage documentary work in the tradition of acclaimed photographer Lange and writer and social scientist Taylor, and supports documentary artists—working alone or in teams—whose existing, extended fieldwork projects rely on the interplay of words and images. […]


Enjoy Online: Winter 2016 Issue of “Document”

Enjoy Online: Winter 2016 Issue of “Document”

The quarterly publication Document features some of the best documentary work supported and produced by the Center for Documentary Studies. The current issue is now available online; scroll down to view. Highlights in the Winter 2016 issue include an interview with Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman, award-winning and Oscar-nominated creators of the animated short documentary Last Day of Freedom, an excerpt from 2015 […]


Jon Lowenstein’s Prizewinning “South Side” on View at CDS: Photos, Video, and Ephemera

Jon Lowenstein's Prizewinning "South Side" on View at CDS: Photos, Video, and Ephemera

An opening event in late October launched the run of artist Jon Lowenstein‘s South Side exhibit at the Center for Documentary Studies, where it will be on view in the Juanita Kreps and Lyndhurst Galleries through February 27, 2016. The exhibition includes black-and-white photographs, audio, video, writing, oral histories, and found ephemera from Lowenstein’s project of the same name, for which he […]


Michel Huneault Wins 2015 Lange-Taylor Prize for “Post Mégantic”

Michel Huneault Wins 2015 Lange-Taylor Prize for “Post Mégantic”

My collaborations with people in Mégantic echo through the work, which has become an active fragment of evolving collective memory. . . . —Michel Huneault on his prizewinning project  The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University has awarded the twenty-third Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize to Canadian documentary photographer Michel Huneault for Post Mégantic, his project […]


Remembering Mary Ellen Mark

Remembering Mary Ellen Mark

We at the Center for Documentary Studies feel extremely fortunate to have worked with the inimitable Mary Ellen Mark over the years—her Undrabörn/Extraordinary Child photographs were on exhibit here in 2009–10 (the first presentation of that body of work in the United States), and in 2008 she served as the judge of our First Book Prize in […]


Submissions Deadline Extended to May 18 for 2015 Lange-Taylor Prize

Submissions Deadline Extended to May 18 for 2015 Lange-Taylor Prize

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the prestigious Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize, awarded by the Center for Documentary Studies. The $10,000 prize is given to encourage documentary work in the tradition of acclaimed photographer Lange and writer and social scientist Taylor, and supports documentary artists—working alone or in teams—whose existing, extended fieldwork projects rely on the interplay of words and images. […]


October 30: Opening for “City Under One Roof,” Jen Kinney’s Lange-Taylor Prizewinning Project

October 30: Opening for "City Under One Roof," Jen Kinney's Lange-Taylor Prizewinning Project

“The City of Whittier is a world entire. The great myth of Alaska—harsh but rewarding, distant, lawless, primal, pristine—is alive here in funhouse distortion. The town occupies a crescent moon of shoreline, ringed in mountains and bordered by the sea.” —Jen Kinney, from City Under One Roof On October 30, the Center for Documentary Studies will host […]


Documentary Photographers Alex Harris, Jen Kinney, and Pete Pin, “In Conversation With Pictures & Archives”

Documentary Photographers Alex Harris, Jen Kinney, and Pete Pin, "In Conversation With Pictures & Archives"

On October 22, a panel discussion exploring the use of historic archives by contemporary photographers, “In Conversation with Pictures & Archives,” will be held at the Center for Documentary Studies as part of the Click! Triangle Photography Festival*. The discussion will be grounded in the work of the panelists: photographers and documentarians Alex Harris, Jen Kinney, and Pete […]


Fall 2014 Issue of “Document” Now Available Online

Fall 2014 Issue of “Document” Now Available Online

The quarterly publication Document features some of the best documentary work supported and produced by the Center for Documentary Studies. The current issue is now available online; scroll down to view. Highlights in the Fall 2014 issue include an interview with Lehman-Brady Visiting Professor Marco Williams, a preview of the upcoming City Under One Roof exhibit featuring the work of 2013 Lange–Taylor Prizewinner […]


Jon Lowenstein Wins 2014 Lange-Taylor Prize for “South Side”

Jon Lowenstein Wins 2014 Lange-Taylor Prize for "South Side"

The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University has awarded the twenty-second Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize to American photographer, filmmaker, and writer Jon Lowenstein for South Side, his testimony to the Chicago neighborhood where he has lived and worked for over a decade. The $10,000 award is given to encourage documentary work in the tradition of acclaimed photographer Dorothea […]


Words + Images: Deadline for Lange-Taylor Prize Extended to May 14

The Lange-Taylor Prize, re-launched in 2013 by the Center for Documentary Studies, supports documentary artists—working alone or in teams—who are involved in extended, ongoing fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit, in intriguing and effective ways, the interplay of words and images in the creation and presentation of their work. The deadline for submissions has been extended to May 14, […]


New Winter 2014 Issue of “Document” Available Online

New Winter 2014 Issue of “Document” Available Online

The quarterly publication Document features some of the best documentary work supported and produced by the Center for Documentary Studies. The latest issue is now available online; scroll down to view. Highlights in the Winter 2014 issue include work by Documentary Essay and Lange-Taylor prizewinners Rachel Andrews and Jen Kinney, remarks by Full Frame director Deirdre Haj, updates from John […]


Photographer/Writer Jen Kinney Wins 2013 Lange-Taylor Prize

Photographer/Writer Jen Kinney Wins 2013 Lange-Taylor Prize

The Center for Documentary Studies has awarded the twenty-first Lange–Taylor Prize to American photographer and writer Jen Kinney for “City Under One Roof,” her ongoing project in Whittier, Alaska. Whittier is a tiny town on Alaska’s Prince William Sound that is only accessible by land through the longest rail and highway tunnel in North America, where […]


New Fall 2013 Issue of “Document” Available Online

New Fall 2013 Issue of "Document" Available Online

The latest issue of Document, the CDS quarterly newsletter, is now available online. Document features some of the best documentary work supported and produced by the Center for Documentary Studies. Highlights in the fall issue include an interview with new CDS director Wesley Hogan, exhibits by CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography winner Gerard H. […]


CDS Relaunches Lange-Taylor Prize; Deadline Extended to May 7, 2013

CDS Relaunches Lange-Taylor Prize; Deadline Extended to May 7, 2013

The Center for Documentary Studies is proud to re-launch the Lange-Taylor Prize, which supports documentary artists—working alone or in teams—who are involved in extended, ongoing fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit, in intriguing and effective ways, the interplay of words and images in the creation and presentation of their work. The updated guidelines expand […]


Read Online: New Fall Issue of “Document,” CDS’s Quarterly Publication

Read Online: New Fall Issue of "Document," CDS's Quarterly Publication

Document features some of the best documentary work supported and produced by the Center for Documentary Studies. The fall 2012 issue of Document is now available to read online, featuring an in-depth interview with Eric Muller, editor of the acclaimed new CDS/UNC Press book, Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II; […]


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 […]


2010 Lange-Taylor Prize Winners: Photographer Tiana Markova-Gold and Writer Sarah Dohrmann

2010 Lange-Taylor Prize Winners: Photographer Tiana Markova-Gold and Writer Sarah Dohrmann

Announcement of 2010 Prizewinners 2010 Winners: Tiana Markova-Gold and Sarah Dohrmann Honorable Mention Awarded to Kitra Cahana and Chris Urquhart The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University has awarded the twentieth Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize to photographer Tiana Markova-Gold and writer Sarah Dohrmann, both Americans. The $20,000 award is given to encourage collaboration in […]


How To Win A Lange-Taylor Prize

How To Win A Lange-Taylor Prize

PDN Magazine PDN magazine article, “How to Win A Lange-Taylor Prize,” details winning proposals by Lange-Taylor Prize recipients from recent years