Posts Tagged ‘“South Side” Project’

Jon Lowenstein’s Prizewinning “South Side” on View at CDS: Photos, Video, and Ephemera

Jon Lowenstein's Prizewinning "South Side" on View at CDS: Photos, Video, and Ephemera

An opening event in late October launched the run of artist Jon Lowenstein‘s South Side exhibit at the Center for Documentary Studies, where it will be on view in the Juanita Kreps and Lyndhurst Galleries through February 27, 2016. The exhibition includes black-and-white photographs, audio, video, writing, oral histories, and found ephemera from Lowenstein’s project of the same name, for which he […]


Remembering Mary Ellen Mark

Remembering Mary Ellen Mark

We at the Center for Documentary Studies feel extremely fortunate to have worked with the inimitable Mary Ellen Mark over the years—her Undrabörn/Extraordinary Child photographs were on exhibit here in 2009–10 (the first presentation of that body of work in the United States), and in 2008 she served as the judge of our First Book Prize in […]


Submissions Deadline Extended to May 18 for 2015 Lange-Taylor Prize

Submissions Deadline Extended to May 18 for 2015 Lange-Taylor Prize

This year marks the twenty-fifth anniversary of the prestigious Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize, awarded by the Center for Documentary Studies. The $10,000 prize is given to encourage documentary work in the tradition of acclaimed photographer Lange and writer and social scientist Taylor, and supports documentary artists—working alone or in teams—whose existing, extended fieldwork projects rely on the interplay of words and images. […]


Jon Lowenstein Wins 2014 Lange-Taylor Prize for “South Side”

Jon Lowenstein Wins 2014 Lange-Taylor Prize for "South Side"

The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University has awarded the twenty-second Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize to American photographer, filmmaker, and writer Jon Lowenstein for South Side, his testimony to the Chicago neighborhood where he has lived and worked for over a decade. The $10,000 award is given to encourage documentary work in the tradition of acclaimed photographer Dorothea […]