Posts Tagged ‘Power Plant Gallery at the American Tobacco Campus’

“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 […]


#PPGArtists: Public Studio Residencies at the Power Plant Gallery

#PPGArtists: Public Studio Residencies at the Power Plant Gallery

This summer, the Power Plant Gallery, an initiative of the Center for Documentary Studies and MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts at Duke University, inaugurates a residency program for individual artists and artist groups. Three separate one-month public studio residencies will be held in June, July, and August at the 1,500-square-foot gallery, located at the historic American Tobacco Campus in downtown Durham. […]


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 […]


October 9 and October 17: “Picture Books” Events Celebrate the Photobook

October 9 and October 17: "Picture Books" Events Celebrate the Photobook

Two events celebrating Picture Books, a juried exhibition of self-published and handmade photography books, are presented in partnership with the Click! Triangle Photography Festival: a reception with invited curator Larissa Leclair of the Indie Photobook Library and a book signing and selling with invited local authors and publishers as part of Durham’s Third Friday. See […]


Artist’s Reception for “The North Wind and the Sun” on August 15

Artist's Reception for "The North Wind and the Sun" on August 15

The North Wind and the Sun, an exhibit by North Carolina native Cathy McLaurin, presents an ongoing investigation of her rural hometown of Siler City through video, photographs, and mixed media installation. McLaurin’s work examines a significant economic and demographic transition in Siler City revolving around the Townsend poultry-processing plant—while also questioning the meaning of home. […]


MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition Is a Month-Long Series of Events Around Durham

MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition Is a Month-Long Series of Events Around Durham

The thesis exhibition of this year’s graduating class from Duke’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts, MFA | EDA 2014, includes a range of media, from installation and performance to film and photography. After a wonderful kickoff event on March 21, MFA | EDA 2014 is continuing throughout March and April with openings and events at […]


“Deborah Stratman: Speculative Terrains” Exhibit on View at the Power Plant Gallery Through February 28

"Deborah Stratman: Speculative Terrains" Exhibit on View at the Power Plant Gallery Through February 28

A new exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery, Deborah Stratman: Speculative Terrains, examines both rural and urban landscapes through lenses of history, science, and mythology. The show features a range of work—photography, video, and installation—by the award-winning artist and filmmaker that explores how places, ideas, and the undercurrents of society are intertwined. Stratman will be a Visiting […]


New Event Space Lights Up Downtown Durham’s American Tobacco Campus

New Event Space Lights Up Downtown Durham's American Tobacco Campus

We’re excited about the Power Plant (slideshow of images below), a newly renovated building on the historic American Tobacco Campus (ATC) in downtown Durham. The Center for Documentary Studies and the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program are partnering with ATC to offer programming and event space at the dynamic new facility, which features […]


MFA Thesis Exhibition Events Continue at Venues in Durham

MFA Thesis Exhibition Events Continue at Venues in Durham

Less than two years ago, Duke University welcomed fifteen students into the newly launched MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program. Works by the graduating Class of 2013—ranging from installation and performance to film and photography—are featured in the MFA’s inaugural thesis exhibition, MFA|EDA 2013. The series of screenings, openings, and presentations that comprise the […]