Posts Tagged ‘Power Plant Gallery’

“Following My Microphone” – Artist Christopher DeLaurenti on the Joy of Sound

"Following My Microphone" - Artist Christopher DeLaurenti on the Joy of Sound

Through February 18, 2017, the Power Plant Gallery presents Soundings: Protest|Politics|Dissent, a broadcast audio exhibition exploring how artists navigate the depths of sound experience and embody protest, politics, and dissent in digital sound files. A special lunchtime talk will be held on February 2 as part of an ongoing series of panel discussions about art and […]


“A Sounding: The Body and Queer Listening” – A Reflection by MFA|EDA Alumni Mendal Polish

"A Sounding: The Body and Queer Listening" – A Reflection by MFA|EDA Alumni Mendal Polish

Through February 18, 2017, the Power Plant Gallery presents Soundings: Protest|Politics|Dissent, a broadcast audio exhibition exploring how artists navigate the depths of sound experience and embody protest, politics, and dissent in digital sound files. As part of the exhibition, a special Third Friday Durham Listening Session will be held on February 17, featuring works curated by […]


“Transgender USA” Exhibit On View at the Power Plant Gallery Through December 22

"Transgender USA" Exhibit On View at the Power Plant Gallery Through December 22

CDS recommends Transgender USA, an exhibition featuring the photographs of Mariette Pathy Allen on view at the Power Plant Gallery through December 22. Allen has been photographing the transgender community for over thirty years, and has been a pioneering force in gender consciousness and gender variance. Her photographs and personal papers are being collected by the Archive of Documentary […]


“MFA|EDA 2016”: Thesis Exhibition and Events at Multiple Duke and Durham Venues

"MFA|EDA 2016": Thesis Exhibition and Events at Multiple Duke and Durham Venues

This spring, Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts celebrates the successes of the Class of 2016 in MFA|EDA 2016, the program’s annual monthlong thesis exhibition at sites across Duke’s campus and downtown Durham. Site-specific projects by sixteen MFA|EDA graduating students include presentations of film and video, installation, sculpture, photography, print-making, interactive arts, performance, sound, and multimedia. Check […]


March 4: Launch Event for “Southern Cultures” Documentary Arts Issue at the Power Plant Gallery

March 4: Launch Event for “Southern Cultures” Documentary Arts Issue at the Power Plant Gallery

Join the University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill’s Center for the Study of the American South for a launch event at the Power Plant Gallery on Friday, March 4. The event will celebrate the publication of the Spring 2016 Southern Cultures, a special documentary arts issue of CSAS’s quarterly publication guest edited by Duke University’s MFA|EDA director and former […]


Power Plant Gallery Summer Artist Residency

Power Plant Gallery Summer Artist Residency

In summer 2016, the Power Plant Gallery, a joint initiative of the Center for Documentary Studies and MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke University, will inaugurate a summer residency program for individual artists and artist groups. Three separate, one-month public studio residencies will be held in June, July, and August, with full use of the 1,500-square-foot […]


“Question Bridge: Black Males” Open to the Public Through November 21

"Question Bridge: Black Males" Open to the Public Through November 21

Question Bridge: Black Males, a documentary-styled video art installation that explores critically challenging issues within the African American male community, will be on view at the Power Plant Gallery in Durham, North Carolina, from September 8–November 21, 2015. (The exhibit will be open on Sunday, November 22, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., for attendees of the Center for Documentary […]


Closing Reception, August 21: “Phone Home Durham” Exhibit

Closing Reception, August 21: "Phone Home Durham" Exhibit

“Through this performance, the digital converts to the material—from an image living in the world of the virtual to being something that can hang on a wall, rest in a box, live as a print and become historical record.” —Caitlin Margaret Kelly,  Power Plant Gallery public programs director The Power Plant Gallery, a laboratory for the […]


Screenings + Closing Event for James Longley’s “Kabul, Afghanistan”

Screenings + Closing Event for James Longley's "Kabul, Afghanistan"

James Longley is best known for his documentary films depicting life in conflict zones. His first photography exhibit, Kabul, Afghanistan, features panoramic images of a neighborhood in old Kabul that still bears the scars of years of civil war. Two of Longley’s Oscar-nominated documentaries—Iraq in Fragments (feature) and Sari’s Mother (short)—will screen on February 18 as part of the exhibit programming, followed […]


February 19: Rescheduled Event for Nancy Cohen’s “Hackensack Dreaming” Exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery

February 19: Rescheduled Event for Nancy Cohen's “Hackensack Dreaming” Exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery

From January 22 through March 5, 2016, the Power Plant Gallery will host Nancy Cohen’s Hackensack Dreaming as it transforms and encompasses the 1,500-square-foot gallery into its own constructed reality. Caitlin Margaret Kelly, director of the Power Plant Gallery explains, “Nancy Cohen’s installation is rife with referential essence. Translucent glass objects hint at a cedar forest, […]


James Longley’s “Kabul, Afghanistan” Exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery

James Longley's "Kabul, Afghanistan" Exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery

“Jada-e-Maiwand, a vibrant neighborhood near the center of old Kabul, was a scene of fierce fighting and destruction during Afghanistan’s civil war. Twenty years later, the area remains only partially rebuilt: mud-brick homes flank open sewers, market stalls spill over from broad avenues, and winding alleyways reveal blacksmiths, corner grocers, bolani mongers, and bakers impaling […]


“Divine” Exhibition at Durham County Library Through October 31

"Divine" Exhibition at Durham County Library Through October 31

Through the end of October, MFA|EDA student Roxanne Campbell will have work from her ongoing photography series, Divine, on view at the Durham County Library. A series documenting nine Black Greek fraternities and sororities throughout the Southeast, Divine focuses on the “connection between history and the ritualistic natures of these groups.” The exhibit is co-sponsored by the Power Plant […]


Call for Entries: “Picture Books,” a Juried Exhibit of Handmade or Self-Published Photo Books

Call for Entries: "Picture Books," a Juried Exhibit of Handmade or Self-Published Photo Books

The Power Plant Gallery, a laboratory for the arts at Duke University, invites photographers, artists, and bookmakers to submit self-published or handmade photography books for a juried exhibition to be on display from mid-September through November 2014 at the gallery, which is located at the American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham. North Carolina artists are […]