Jun 29 2018 - 9:00am to Dec 29 2018 - 5:00pm
Courtney Reid-Eaton, Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) exhibitions director and creative director of CDS's Documentary Diversity Project: "In January of 2018, four Emerging Documentary Artists (EDAs)-Brittany Barbee, Steven Cheek Jr., Paul A. Newman Jr., and Gregory Weaver II-joined the staff of... Read More »
Aug 24 2018 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm
Audio Under the Stars-a series of summer-long outdoor listening parties hosted by the Center for Documentary Studies and created by two graduates of our Certificate in Documentary Arts program-debuted in 2014 to widespread delight, with curated playlists of compelling audio pieces. This month's... Read More »
Aug 30 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
Reception & Artist talk with #PPGArtist Anthony Patterson. Join Patterson as he talks about his experimental documentary work with previously incarcerated Black men during his public studio residency at the Power Plant Gallery. The reception runs from 6-9pm and the artist's talk will begin at 6... Read More »
Sep 5 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
CDS's founding director, Iris Tillman Hill, will read from her recently published collection of poems. Hill's chapbook, "All This Happened Long Ago - It Happens Now" (Main Street Rag Publishing, 2018), was a finalist for the publisher's 2017 Cathy Smith Bowers Chapbook Contest. Hill will also be... Read More »
Sep 7 2018 - 9:00am
This workshop commemorates the Rubinstein Library's exhibit, "Gedney in India," with talks that explore the American photographer William Gedney's work in India, and its resonance in the work of some Indian and Indian-American photographers. September 6, 2018 - 5 pm to 7 pm September 7, 2018 - 9... Read More »
Sep 12 2018 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
Public screening of three short films in anticipation of the opening the Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery. Films include Invocation for José Antonio Aponte: Lámina 26, directed by Nina Angela Mercer and Toshi Sakai (2017), 8 minutes; Black Star: Rebirth... Read More »
Sep 13 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Since 2014, Jeremiah Ariaz has been photographing various southwest Louisiana clubs' weekend trail rides- the Crescent City Cowboys, Desperados, Buffalo Soldiers, and The Stepping In Style Riding Club, among other groups. "Louisiana Trail Riders" features selections from this body of work about the... Read More »
Sep 19 2018 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
The opening reception for the Visionary Aponte: Art & Black Freedom exhibit at the Power Plant Gallery will include an Afro-Cuban-inspired dance in the exhibit space at approximately 6 pm. Featuring Yanique Hume of UWI Barbados, Duke's Andrea Woods Valdés, and UNC's Maya Berry. Light... Read More »
Sep 20 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Lunchtime tour of the art and informal discussion with several Visionary Aponte artists, co-curators Ada Ferrer and Édouard Duval-Carrié, and Duke collaborator Laurent Dubois. Light lunch served. ----- INFO & EVENTS: ----- This event is part of Visionary Aponte: Art &... Read More »
Oct 4 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Lunchtime panel discussion with local artists, activists, and scholars. Panelists include Omisade Burney-Scott, Lynden Harris, Duke Law's Theresa Newman, and Tarish Pipkins. Light lunch served. ----- INFO & EVENTS: ----- This event is part of Visionary Aponte: Art & Black... Read More »