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September 2019

Slow Tour

September 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Max with Papaya, photograph by Susan Worsham

September 14 3-4pm Spend an hour with a photograph on this slow tour led by current MFAEDA students at Duke. The program for Saturday will feature Max with Papaya by Susan Worsham (2011) and will be given by Hoang Nguyen (MFAEDA Class of 2020). BIO: Susan Worsham (b. 1969, Richmond, Virginia) Susan Worsham grew up in Richmond, Virginia, where she enjoyed childhood field trips to sites ranging from cigarette factories to Civil War battlegrounds. Worsham continues to live and work…

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Ride the Bus with Titus Brooks Heagins

September 21 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Photo by Titus Brooks Heagins, Bubbles, 2016, From The Inkwell series

September 21 1:30pm Ride the Bus with photographer Titus Brooks Heagins RESERVE YOUR SEAT ON THE BUS HERE! Meet at the Power Plant Gallery in the American Tobacco Campus in Durham at 1:30 for a brief tour, then board the bus for a round trip to the Gregg Museum of Art & Design in Raleigh to experience Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South at both locations. Heagins will discuss his own work along the way. Pre-registration required to…

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October 2019

Artist Talk with Keith Calhoun & Chandra McCormick

October 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Photo by Keith Calhoun & Chandra McCormick

October 1* 6pm Artist talk with Keith Calhoun & Chandra McCormick. Moderated by Courtney Reid-Eaton. Join us as Courtney Reid-Eaton, exhibitions director for the Center for Documentary Studies and director of the Documentary Diversity Project, leads a discussion with New Orleans-based photographers Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick on their work in documenting African American experience around the city and the effects of Hurricane Katrina on the community and their own archives. A light reception will follow. (*This event was originally…

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Sit + Chat with Destiny Hemphill

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Power Plant Gallery, Power Plant Gallery
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Destiny Hemphill

October 19 1-2pm Sit + Chat with Destiny Hemphill Join us for a conversation with local thinkers and doers as they engage with photographs from Southbound through discussions that impact our lives. BIO: Destiny Hemphill is a poet and healer based in Durham, NC. She is a 2017 Callaloo Fellow and a 2016 Amiri Baraka Scholar at Naropa University’s Summer Writing Program. Her chapbook Oracle: a Cosmology (Honeysuckle Press, 2018) was selected as a finalist for Honeysuckle Press’s inaugural chapbook…

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Slow Tour

October 19 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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 @ 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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