Posts Tagged ‘New York Times’

“Colors of Confinement” Exhibit Opens in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 3

"Colors of Confinement" Exhibit Opens in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, October 3

An exhibit featuring photographs from the new book Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II opens on Wednesday, October 3, at the William and Ida Friday Center in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Colors of Confinement showcases sixty-five stunning images from a rare collection of color images taken by Bill Manbo, an internee at a […]


Event at CDS for Acclaimed Book “Colors of Confinement,” Thursday, September 27

Event at CDS for Acclaimed Book "Colors of Confinement," Thursday, September 27

Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II showcases sixty-five stunning images from a rare collection of color images taken by Bill Manbo, an internee at a Japanese American internment camp in the early 1940s. On September 27, editor Eric L. Muller will give a presentation on the photos at the […]


“Colors of Confinement”: New Book Features Rare Color Photos of Japanese American Internment

"Colors of Confinement": New Book Features Rare Color Photos of Japanese American Internment

In 1942, Bill Manbo and his family were forced from their Hollywood home into the Heart Mountain Relocation Center, a Japanese American internment camp in Wyoming. While there, Manbo documented both the bleakness and beauty of his surroundings using Kodachrome film—a technology then just seven years old—to capture community celebrations and to record his family’s struggle […]


Confessions of a Photo Awards Juror: “In the End, I Could Only Go With the Portfolio That Drew Me in the Most.”

Confessions of a Photo Awards Juror: “In the End, I Could Only Go With the Portfolio That Drew Me in the Most."

CDS Publishing and Awards Director Alexa Dilworth describes what drew her attention as she made her way through hundreds of portfolios submitted for the 2012 Daylight Photo Awards, and what distinguished the body of work she ultimately chose: I was honored when Taj Forer and Michael Itkoff asked me to be a juror for this […]


New York Times Story on Japanese American Incarceration by Editor of New CDS/UNC Press Book

New York Times Story on Japanese American Incarceration by Editor of New CDS/UNC Press Book

An opinion piece by Eric Muller, “Injustice, in Kodachrome,” ran in the New York Times on Sunday, June 24, with photos from the 1940s taken by Bill Manbo. The article outlines the history of Japanese American deportation and internment following the attack on Pearl Harbor, focusing on the experience of Manbo and his family, who were […]


Register Now: Summer Master Class in Documentary Writing With Duncan Murrell and Rosecrans Baldwin

Register Now: Summer Master Class in Documentary Writing With Duncan Murrell and Rosecrans Baldwin

The Center for Documentary Studies is pleased to offer this new advanced writing class, to be taught by CDS writer in residence Duncan Murrell and novelist and essayist Rosecrans Baldwin. July 30–August 4, 2012 Center for Documentary Studies 1317 W. Pettigrew St. Durham, North Carolina This intensive one-week workshop on craft, structure, and the art […]


Announcing the 2012 Daylight Photo Awards, with Guest Juror Alexa Dilworth, CDS’s Publishing and Awards Director: May 15 Deadline, Apply Now

Announcing the 2012 Daylight Photo Awards, with Guest Juror Alexa Dilworth, CDS's Publishing and Awards Director: May 15 Deadline, Apply Now

Submissions are now being accepted for this year’s Daylight Photo Awards, with an application deadline of May 15, 2012. Alexa Dilworth, CDS’s Director of Publishing and Awards, will be a guest juror for the international competition, with Taj Forer and Michael Itkoff of Daylight Magazine, David Bram of Fraction Magazine, James Estrin of the New York […]


Laura Poitras Artist’s Talk and Reception September 20 at CDS

Laura Poitras Artist's Talk and Reception September 20 at CDS

O’ Say Can You See, a gallery installation by artist Laura Poitras, is on view in the Kreps Gallery at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, July 25–October 22, 2011. Laura Poitras Artist’s Talk and Reception September 20, 2011, 6–9 p.m., talk at 7 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies Read more about the […]