Posts Tagged ‘“The Bathers” Book’

2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2008, Jennette Williams’ “The Bathers”

2016 First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2008, Jennette Williams' "The Bathers"

The CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography is a biennial prize that offers publication of a book of photography, a $3,000 award, and inclusion in a website devoted to presenting the work of winners of the prize. Each year a significant and innovative artist, curator, or writer in photography is chosen to judge the prize […]


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 […]


First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2008, Jennette Williams’ “The Bathers”

First Book Prize in Photography Countdown Highlights Past Winners: From 2008, Jennette Williams' "The Bathers"

In anticipation of the fall publication of 2012 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography winner Gerard H. Gaskin’s Legendary: Inside the House Ballroom Scene, we’re taking a look back at previous winners of this prestigious biennial prize, which offers, among other things, publication of a book of photography. This month, it’s Jennette Williams, chosen as […]


Video Available: Photographer Jennette Williams on Her Book “The Bathers”

Interviews with all five winners of the biennial CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography are available on the prize’s new website; here, 2008 winner Jennette Williams talks about her process for taking the photographs in The Bathers. In addtion, Mary Ellen Mark, the judge of the 2008 competition, talks about how she selected Williams as the […]


The Weather And A Place To Live: Photographs Of The Suburban West

The Weather And A Place To Live: Photographs Of The Suburban West

The Weather And A Place To Live Photographs By Steven B. Smith In anticipation of next week’s launch of The Bathers: Photographs by Jennette Williams, the winner of the fourth biennial CDS / Honickman First Book Prize, we are showcasing an archived presentation by Steven B. Smith, a previous recipient of the prize. Smith spoke […]