Posts Tagged ‘Nadia Sablin’

September 22: Submission Deadline Extended for the 2016 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

September 22: Submission Deadline Extended for the 2016 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

“We find ourselves at a moment when photo books are as important as ever, because they are concrete statements of artistic vision, essential counterweights in the ‘Ocean of Images’ that we swim through every day.” —Peter Barberie, 2016 First Book Prize judge The Center for Documentary Studies and the Honickman Foundation are pleased to announce the […]


Enjoy Prizewinning “Aunties,” On View at the Rubenstein Photography Gallery

Enjoy Prizewinning "Aunties," On View at the Rubenstein Photography Gallery

Through February 28, 2016: An exhibition of Nadia Sablin’s photographs, Aunties: The Seven Summers of Alevtina and Ludmila, is on view at the Rubenstein Library Photography Gallery, Duke University. A book of the same name was published in November 2015 by Duke University Press and CDS Books of the Center for Documentary Studies. In 2014, Nadia Sablin was chosen by renowned […]


Nadia Sablin Wins CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography for Her Color Series “Aunties”

Nadia Sablin Wins CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography for Her Color Series "Aunties"

Freelance photographer Nadia Sablin was chosen by renowned curator and historian Sandra S. Phillips to win the seventh biennial Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography for her color series Aunties. The images document, as Sablin writes, “the lives of my aunts who live in Northwest Russia. Alevtina and Ludmila are in their seventies but carry on the traditional Russian […]


Enjoy Online: Fall 2015 Issue of “Document”

Enjoy Online: Fall 2015 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 Fall 2015 issue include the One Person, One Vote Project, photographs the First Book Prize in Photography winner Nadia Sablin, the Road Through Midnight: A Civil Rights Memorial exhibition, profiles of the incoming MFA […]


2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2014, Nadia Sablin’s “Aunties: The Seven Summers of Alevtina and Ludmila

2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2014, Nadia Sablin's "Aunties: The Seven Summers of Alevtina and Ludmila

The CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography is a biennial prize that offers publication of a book of photography, a $3,000 award, and inclusion in a website devoted to presenting the work of winners of the prize. Each year a significant and innovative artist, curator, or writer in photography is chosen to judge the prize […]