Posts Tagged ‘“Theater of War: The Pretend Villages of Iraq and Afghanistan” Photo Series’

Christopher Sims Awarded Arte Laguna Prize

Christopher Sims Awarded Arte Laguna Prize

Christopher Sims, undergraduate education director at the Center for Documentary Studies and Lecturing Fellow in the Documentary Arts, will receive the Arte Laguna Prize in Photographic Art, one of Italy’s most prestigious photography awards. The prize includes an exhibition in Venice as well as a cash award of €7,000. Over three thousand people gathered recently in the […]


Exhibits by CDS Lecturing Fellow Christopher Sims Open in Three Venues Across the South

Exhibits by CDS Lecturing Fellow Christopher Sims Open in Three Venues Across the South

Center for Documentary Studies Lecturing Fellow Christopher Sims has been invited to show work in three photography exhibitions this spring: Christopher Sims: Theater of War Alexandria Museum of Art 933 Second Street, Alexandria, Louisiana April 3–May 24, 2014 With roundtable discussion April 3 with curator Charles Chamberlain on “Blue, Gray, and Black: A Legacy of […]


Exhibits, Essays, Interviews: Work by CDS Faculty & Staff

Exhibits, Essays, Interviews: Work by CDS Faculty & Staff

Notable recent news by Center for Documentary Studies faculty and staff includes: Dress Rehearsal, a solo exhibit of photographs by undergrad instructor Christopher Sims, opened at the Sumter County Gallery of Art in South Carolina. The show, which will be up through January 3, features images from Theater of War: The Pretend Villages of Iraq and Afghanistan, Sims’s series […]


IN FOCUS: Two-Month-Long Photography Festival in Chapel Hill, NC

IN FOCUS: Two-Month-Long Photography Festival in Chapel Hill, NC

Chapel Hill, North Carolina’s Frank Gallery invites the public to enjoy a celebration of all things photography during the months of September and October—the IN FOCUS festival will feature exhibits, panel discussions, lectures, an outdoor public slideshow, a photo scavenger hunt, and more. Several Center for Documentary Studies instructors will be participating: Wednesday, September 5: A reception for Beijing Impressions, […]


Christopher Sims, Recently Recognized as a Top Southern Artist, Will Teach Advanced Documentary Photography Class at CDS

Christopher Sims, Recently Recognized as a Top Southern Artist, Will Teach Advanced Documentary Photography Class at CDS

“We wanted to discover the most talented and thrilling up-and-coming artists in the South. So we enlisted a range of Southern experts (gallery owners, curators, critics, artists) to help us find them.” So said the Oxford American last week, in announcing the award-winning quarterly’s list of “The New Superstars of Southern Art.” CDS instructor Christopher Sims was recognized for […]