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October 2019

Slow Tour

October 19, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Shamu, SeaWorld, Florida, 2009 From the Second Nature series Orlando, Florida, Kyle Ford

October 19 3-4pm Spend an hour with a photograph on this slow tour led by current MFAEDA students at Duke. This tour will be given by Iliana Sun and will focus on an image by Kyle Ford. Shamu, SeaWorld, Florida, 2009 From the Second Nature series Orlando, Florida

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November 2019

FSP@PPG: War and the Recreation of Culture

November 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Photograph by Chris Sims

November 7 12-1:15pm FSP@PPG: War and the Recreation of Culture. Join us for a panel discussion on war and the recreation of culture, inspired by the photographs of Soutbound artist Chris Sims. BIO: Christopher Sims is the undergraduate educator director at the Center for Documentary Studies and a Lecturing Fellow in Documentary Arts. He has worked as a photo archivist at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. and, at CDS, has coordinated the exhibition, awards, and web programs.…

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Sit + Chat with Laura Ritchie

November 9, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Photograph of Laura Ritchie

November 9 1-2pm Sit + Chat with Laura Ritchie Join us for a conversation with local thinkers and doers as they engage with photographs from Southbound through discussions that impact our lives. BIO: Laura Ritchie is co-founder and former director of The Carrack, a zero-commission community art space in Durham, NC. A native of Salisbury, North Carolina, Ritchie has studied at UNC-Chapel Hill (BFA), the Studio Arts Center International in Florence, Italy and the Institute for Curatorial Practice at Hampshire…

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Slow Tour

November 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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The Whale Shark Tank, Atlanta, Georgia, 2008 From the Second Nature series Atlanta, Georgia, Kyle Ford

November 9 3-4pm Spend an hour with a photograph on this slow tour led by current MFAEDA students at Duke. This tour will be given by Iliana Sun and will focus on an image by Kyle Ford. The Whale Shark Tank, Atlanta, Georgia, 2008 From the Second Nature series Atlanta, Georgia

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December 2019

Homeward Bound: One-night exhibition

December 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Homeward Bound exhibit image

Homeward Bound A one-night exhibition & readings featuring work by students from Durham School of the Arts December 4, 2019, 6pm-8pm Boiler Room at the Power Plant Gallery Dessert Reception. Readings will begin about 6:45pm   To be homeward bound is an act of returning. It is not limited to physical acts, such as driving home for the holidays, but can be a journey of emotional and spiritual return, reconnection, and recognition. The student works depicted in this one-night exhibition…

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Film Screening with Lonnie Holley

December 5, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Full Frame Theater at the Power Plant Gallery, 320 Blackwell St.,
Durham, 27701 United States
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Film still from THE MAN IS THE MUSIC, directed by Maris Curran

December 5 12-1:30pm Film screening with Lonnie Holley: THE MAN IS THE MUSIC, directed by Maris Curran and I Snuck Off the Slave Ship, directed by Lonnie Holley and Cyrus Moussavi. The screenings will be followed by Q&A with Lonnie Holley and Matt Arnett, producer and screenwriter for I Snuck Off the Slave Ship. THE MAN IS THE MUSIC draws us into Atlanta-based artist and musician Lonnie Holley’s imaginative and captivating world. While in I Snuck Off the Slave Ship…

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Slow Tour

December 14, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Prom Prince and Princess Dancing at the Integrated Prom, 2011, by Gillian Laub

December 14 3-4pm Spend an hour with a photograph on this slow tour led by current MFAEDA students at Duke. This tour will be given by Hoang Nguyen and will focus on an image by Gillian Laub. Prom Prince and Princess Dancing at the Integrated Prom, 2011 From the Southern Rites series Lyons, Georgia “When I was a freshman I was so excited to be asked to my first prom, I didn’t realize it was strange that it was just…

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February 2020

Applications open for #PPGArtists

February 1

For more information on #PPGArtists Public Studio Residency please visit the #PPGArtists page on our website.

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March 2020

Applications close for #PPGArtists

March 15

For more information on #PPGArtists Public Studio Residency please visit the #PPGArtists page on our website.

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CANCELLED MFAEDA Thesis 2020 Kickoff

March 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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CANCELLED The Power Plant Gallery is closed to all visitors at this time Recently, Duke University updated the University’s COVID-19 plan which includes instituting a series of social distancing practices to protect the health and continuity of the community. As a result, all of the public events, performances, and screenings through April 20 for the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts have been cancelled. This includes all on-campus and off-campus events hosted by the MFA|EDA.  For details on the MFAEDA…

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Phone: 919-660-3622 | Email: PowerPlantGallery@duke.edu | Mailing Address: Box 90800 Durham, NC 27708-0800