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Reception and Artist’s Talk with “My White Friends” Photographer Myra Greene

Reception and Artist's Talk with "My White Friends" Photographer Myra Greene

The Center for Documentary Studies will host Myra Greene at an event for the exhibit My White Friends, the photographer’s series of “racial identity portraits” in which her subjects were “manicured into a space and provided an opportunity to respond to the idea of being imaged for their race.” The exhibit is on view at CDS through May 17, […]


Spring 2014 Issue of “Document” Now Available Online

Spring 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 latest issue is now available online; scroll down to view. Highlights in the Spring 2014 issue include work from Myra Greene’s photography exhibit My White Friends, the MFA|EDA Class of 2014 thesis exhibition, updates on our new undergraduate classes, and […]


Exhibit of Myra Greene’s Racial Identity Portraits,”My White Friends,” Now on View at CDS

Exhibit of Myra Greene's Racial Identity Portraits,"My White Friends," Now on View at CDS

Myra Greene has often used the human body—primarily black and brown ones, often her own—to explore issues of difference, beauty, and memory. In conversations with white friends, she realized that they had very different notions of racial identity than her own; in one pivotal exchange, a friend remarked that he really didn’t think about whiteness. […]