Posts Tagged ‘Off-Site Exhibition’

“Stories from Stagville”: Exhibit Features Collaborative Work by Durham 5th Graders and Duke Undergrads

"Stories from Stagville": Exhibit Features Collaborative Work by Durham 5th Graders and Duke Undergrads

A new exhibit on the Duke University campus showcases work made by fifth-grade students in Lisa Lord’s classroom at Club Boulevard Humanities Magnet School in Durham, North Carolina, based on their yearlong study of Historic Stagville, which contains the remnants of one of the South’s largest pre-Civil War plantations. The fifth graders worked with Duke undergraduates […]


Exhibit Opening January 9: “Mexican Music: The Ties That Bind,” Photographs and Audio Recordings by Chris Vail

Exhibit Opening January 9: "Mexican Music: The Ties That Bind," Photographs and Audio Recordings by Chris Vail

An exhibit opening on the Duke University campus showcases a recent project by documentary and news photographer Chris Vail, a past visiting artist at the Center for Documentary Studies. Vail has been documenting the regional cultures of Mexico as defined by various forms of son, a genre of traditional Mexican music that is thriving in some regions […]


“The Jazz Loft Project” Exhibition Opens at the Center for Creative Photography

"The Jazz Loft Project" Exhibition Opens at the Center for Creative Photography

The Jazz Loft Project: W. Eugene Smith in New York City, 1957-1965, an award-winning multimedia exhibition of photographs, videos, and recordings of some of the jazz world’s greatest musicians and underground jam session artists, will be presented at the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona in Tucson from Friday, December 14, 2012, through Sunday, […]


Closing Reception for “In This Timeless Time,” and Author Presentation, at UNC–Chapel Hill, November 28 & 29

Closing Reception for "In This Timeless Time," and Author Presentation, at UNC–Chapel Hill, November 28 & 29

On September 1, 2012, through the fall semester, an exhibit featuring photographs from In This Timeless Time: Living & Dying on Death Row in America, an award-winning book by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian published by the Center for Documentary Studies and UNC Press, will be on view at UNC–Chapel Hill’s Center for the Study […]


Documentary Biography with Lehman Brady Professor Sam Stephenson

Since 2000, the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) has coordinated the Lehman Brady Visiting Joint Chair Professorship in Documentary Studies and American Studies, which brings distinguished practitioners and scholars of the documentary arts to Duke University and UNC–Chapel Hill for an academic year to teach undergraduate courses on both campuses and engage in lectures, screenings, and […]


Exhibit on Duke Campus, “Haiti: Before the Earth Moved,” Features Photos by Titus Brooks Heagins

Exhibit on Duke Campus, "Haiti: Before the Earth Moved," Features Photos by Titus Brooks Heagins

“When I first went to Haiti in 1998, I went as did many other photographers—intent on taking cargo in a film canister back to the West (little aware of the similarities between ourselves and those involved in transporting the cargo of the Atlantic slave trade centuries ago). Almost ten years later, by chance, I began […]


Reception for Three New Exhibits Celebrating Student Action With Farmworkers History, Thursday, September 20

Reception for Three New Exhibits Celebrating Student Action With Farmworkers History, Thursday, September 20

Three new exhibitions at Duke University Libraries explore the human experience of farmworkers and the history of a nonprofit organization,  Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF), dedicated to improving their lives; the exhibits will be on view through December 9, 2012.  An opening reception will feature Latin American food and speakers reflecting on SAF’s evolution and the transformative power of […]


“The Healing Eye” Exhibition Features Documentary Work by Duke Doctors

"The Healing Eye" Exhibition Features Documentary Work by Duke Doctors

Doctors who participated in Duke University’s innovative Documenting Medicine program will present and discuss their work on Tuesday, September 11, at the Sanford School of Public Policy; a reception will follow. The event is free and open to the public. In 2010, with support from the Graduate Medical Education Innovation Fund, Duke pediatrician and documentary photographer Dr. […]


“Generation Dance” Opens in Boston: Exhibit by Jennifer Carpenter, 2010–2011 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow

Photographs by former Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow Jennifer Carpenter, Generation Dance, tell a story about social dancing from a generation that witnessed a whirlwind of war, revolution, and nation-building. By interweaving 20th century Chinese ballroom dance history with personal accounts from Chinatown’s residents, the exhibit offers unique insight into the value of self-expression and community-building through dance. Generation Dance […]


The Jazz Loft Project Exhibition Makes Its West Coast Debut at the Museum of Photographic Arts

The Jazz Loft Project: W. Eugene Smith in New York City, 1957-1965, an award-winning exhibition of photographs and recordings of some of the jazz world’s greatest musicians and underground jam session artists, will make its fourth stop at the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego; the show opens May 19 and runs through October 7, 2012. The […]


MFA Wang Dang Doodle: End-of-Year Celebration and Student Presentations, Monday, May 7

MFA Wang Dang Doodle: End-of-Year Celebration and Student Presentations, Monday, May 7

The Triangle’s Independent Weekly called the launch of Duke’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFAEDA) program “one of the great art stories this year.” Come see for yourself at an end-of-semester celebration featuring an evening of student works from the 2011–12 academic year. Members of the inaugural class will present two-dimensional and installation works, […]


Exhibit Opening: “Preoccupations” Presents the Work of Duke MFA Students

Exhibit Opening: "Preoccupations" Presents the Work of Duke MFA Students

  A preoccupation; an absorption, engrossment, something that holds the attention. Preoccupations, a public exhibition of works by members of the inaugural class of Duke’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFAEDA), will open on the Duke campus on April 19; the works represent the students’ preoccupations and the preoccupations of those around them. The […]


“Fragments from Another Life,” Photo Portraits of Refugee Immigrants Now On View at Duke’s Sanford School

"Fragments from Another Life," Photo Portraits of Refugee Immigrants Now On View at Duke's Sanford School

Photographer Rhonda Klevansky’s “Fragments from Another Life,” a series of forty-four black-and-white portraits of refugee immigrants, is on display at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy through August 6. The exhibit is cosponsored by the Center for Documentary Studies. Through August 6, 2012 Rubenstein Hall 142, Sanford School of Public Policy 201 Science Drive […]


Student Action with Farmworkers Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Exhibitions on the Duke Campus—Reception Wednesday, March 28

Student Action with Farmworkers Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Exhibitions on the Duke Campus—Reception Wednesday, March 28

A special reception on the Duke University campus during National Farmworker Awareness Week will celebrate the opening of two Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) documentary exhibits, and SAF’s twenty-year anniversary. Ni de Aquí, Ni de Allá | Not From Here, Not From There and Nuestros Sueños, Nuestros Historias | Our Stories, Our Dreams present the work of […]


Photographer Benjamin Lowy’s “Iraq | Perspectives” Exhibition and Book Signing at Perkins Library

Photographer Benjamin Lowy’s "Iraq | Perspectives" Exhibition and Book Signing at Perkins Library

Photojournalist Benjamin Lowy, a freelance photographer based in Brooklyn, New York, began his career in 2003 when he was embedded with the U.S. Army’s 101st Airborne Division to cover the Iraq War. Lowy’s career as a conflict photographer has also taken him to Haiti, Darfur, and Afghanistan, among other places. Last year Lowy’s photographs from […]


In Review: War—Ed Grazda, Louie Palu, Lucian Perkins, and Christopher Sims

In Review: War—Ed Grazda, Louie Palu, Lucian Perkins, and Christopher Sims

Panel Discussion: September 23, 6 p.m. Southeast Museum of Photography 120 W. International Speedway Boulevard, Daytona Beach, Florida Join photographers Louie Palu, Ed Grazda, Khalid Hadi, and Christopher Sims of the Center for Documentary Studies for a conversation about their responses to the global forces at play in the long aftermath of the events of […]


Nine Visions: Photography with Southern Vision

Nine Visions: Photography with Southern Vision

    September 16–November 13, 2011 Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, 975 Main Street, Danville, Virginia Opening Reception: Friday, September 16, 5:30–7 p.m. Curated by Glenn Scarboro, president of the Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, Nine Visions includes the work of nine photographers who have Southern roots or ties. Four of […]


“Outlands: Land Over Time” Exhibition at Jennifer Schwartz Gallery

"Outlands: Land Over Time" Exhibition at Jennifer Schwartz Gallery

CDS director Tom Rankin’s photographs are included in the group exhibition Outlands: Land Over Time at Jennifer Schwartz Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia from September 10 to October 8, 2011. Also in the exhibition is work by Rachel Barrett, whose photographs from Bolinas in northern California were selected by juror Hank Willis Thomas for the 2010 […]


Sodom Laurel Album: Photographs by Rob Amberg

Sodom Laurel Album: Photographs by Rob Amberg

  Sodom Laurel Album features a selection of photographs from Rob Amberg’s book of the same name, published by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and the University of North Carolina Press in 2002, in which he explores the lives around him in his adopted home of Madison County, North Carolina. Amberg began […]


After the Storm: Post-Katrina Photographs by Alex Harris

After the Storm: Post-Katrina Photographs by Alex Harris

Six months after Hurricane Katrina, Alex Harris, Duke University professor of the practice of public policy and documentary studies, drove to New Orleans hoping to capture images of spring. The devastation that persisted required a different response, inspiring this series of triptychs of the abandoned and battered Gulf Coast. “Policymakers and photographers have at least […]


The Jazz Loft Project Exhibition at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

The Jazz Loft Project Exhibition at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Named an exclusive top 10 photo show for 2010 by DLK Collection: “Undeniably one of the best photography shows of 2010 … this is a fantastic show, deep in scholarship and compelling in its imagery.”     The Jazz Loft Project: W. Eugene Smith in New York City, 1957-1965, an exhibition of photographs and recordings of some […]


Waiting in the Dark: Photographs by MJ Sharp

Waiting in the Dark: Photographs by MJ Sharp

Waiting in the Dark Photographs by MJ Sharp On view in the Allen Building, Second Floor Gallery, West Campus, Duke University Fall Semester 2010, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. “While preparing for a winter shooting trip to Scotland, I made use of a rare Durham snowfall to conduct some film tests. My experience that […]


Tom Rankin Exhibition, “Place Meets Time,” at the Ogden Museum

Tom Rankin Exhibition, “Place Meets Time,” at the Ogden Museum

Place Meets Time Photographs by Tom Rankin On exhibit at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art at the University of New Orleans August 7–September 19, 2010 Opening reception: August 7, 2010, 6–9 p.m. CDS director Tom Rankin began photographing African American sacred rituals and expression in the Mississippi Delta in the late 1980s. Interested in […]


Exhibition in Boston by Hine Fellow Anne Weber

Exhibition in Boston by Hine Fellow Anne Weber

Somos Villa Victoria: Portraits from Parcel 19 Photographs by Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow Anne Weber La Galeria at Villa Victoria Center for the Arts, Boston On view April 29–May 7 Opening Reception: Thursday, April 29, 6–9 p.m. Special Viewing Hours: 11 a.m.–7 p.m., May 3–7 This exhibition celebrates the residents of Villa Victoria through a […]