Past Exhibits

Here, Anywhere

Here, Anywhere

Monday, September 19, 2011 - 9:00am to Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 5:00pm Tamas Dezso
Porch and University Galleries

In recognition of mutual interests in documentary and fine art photography, Daylight Magazine and the Center for Documentary Studies started an international competition in 2010, the Daylight/CDS Photo Awards, to honor and promote talented and committed photographers, both emerging and established.

Looking Back: 9/11 Across America

Looking Back: 9/11 Across America

Monday, July 25, 2011 - 9:00am to Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 5:00pm An Acoustic Exhibit of American Voices
Lyndhurst Gallery

Photograph by Joel Mora On September 12, 2001, the day after devastating terrorist attacks shook the country, conversations at the American Folklife Center recalled Alan Lomax’s response to another historic breach of U.S. territory. On December 8, 1941, Lomax, then in charge of the Library of Congress Archive of American Folk Song, called on a team of historians and folklorists to collect...

O' Say Can You See

O' Say Can You See

Monday, July 25, 2011 - 9:00am to Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 5:00pm Laura Poitras
Kreps Gallery

Photograph by Natalie Crimps

Beyond the Front Porch 2011

Beyond the Front Porch 2011

Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 9:00pm to Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 1:15pm CDS Certificate in Documentary Studies graduates
Porch and University Galleries

The collection, Beyond the Front Porch, features the work of this year’s sixteen Documentary Studies Certificate recipients. These students seek to address social issues, comment on education reform, capture the Durham revival, and mold portraits through their work. Through these documentaries, the graduating class makes use of the skills they have learned through their time as Duke...

Jazz in New York: A Community of Visions

Jazz in New York: A Community of Visions

Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 9:00am to Saturday, July 9, 2011 - 5:00pm Lourdes Delgado
Kreps Gallery

In Jazz in New York, Spanish photographer Lourdes Delgado documents in spectacular detail the lives and personalities of contemporary New York jazz musicians. Exploring jazz from a social, economic, and cultural viewpoint, Delgado photographs the artists in their homes not only to capture the spaces they inhabit but to present an alternative, less familiar representation of professional jazz...

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