Past Exhibits

South Side

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 9:00am to Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 5:00pm Jon Lowenstein
Juanita Kreps Gallery

Artist Jon Lowenstein was awarded a solo show at CDS as part of the Lange-Taylor Prize, which he won in 2014 for South Side, his project about the Chicago neighborhood where he has lived and worked for over a decade. The $10,000 prize supports documentary artists, working alone or in teams, whose extended fieldwork projects rely on the interplay of words and images.

Road Through Midnight: A Civil Rights Memorial

Monday, August 10, 2015 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 5:00pm Jessica Ingram
Kreps Gallery

In 2006, while exploring downtown Montgomery, Alabama, Jessica Ingram found herself standing on the former Court Square slave market. The historical marker presented facts, including the dollar values paid for slaves, but said nothing about the meaning of the place.

BINNEGOED: Coloured & South African Photography

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 9:00am to Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 5:00pm Curated by Candice Jansen
Juanita Kreps Gallery

bin-ne-goed Afrikaans n. 1. Innards or intestines. 2. Euphemism for courage. 3. Way of being on the inside that is both vital and entangled.

Beyond the Front Porch 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 9:00am to Saturday, October 3, 2015 - 5:00pm Certificate in Documentary Studies Graduates
University Gallery

This exhibit features nine large prints that represent the final projects of nine college seniors who will graduate with a CDS Certificate in Documentary Studies. Below are words from the seminar instructor, Alex Harris. 

Veiled Rebellion: Women in Afghanistan

Monday, February 9, 2015 - 9:00am to Saturday, April 18, 2015 - 5:00pm Lynsey Addario
Juanita Kreps Gallery

Photojournalist Lynsey Addario made her first trip to Afghanistan in 2000 to document the lives of women under the Taliban, when, she says, the only women on the streets were beggars, most educated women in the cities spent their days behind closed doors in family compounds, and rural women continued to work in the fields.