Posts Tagged ‘Deborah Willis’

Look3: Carrie Mae Weems on Race, Sexuality, History and Finding Meaningful Work

Posted by on Friday June 14, 2013 | Events, Fine Art

Visual artist Carrie Mae Weems, who appeared on the main stage of the Look3 Festival of the Photograph last night for a conversation about her work with photo historian and curator Deborah Willis, is finally getting the recognition that she deserves. Weems recently received the Gordon Parks Foundation Award, and her rich, wide-ranging oeuvre from... More

Events, Awards and Other Photo Happenings

Posted by on Wednesday June 5, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Business, Events, Fine Art, Photojournalism

Events Tonight at the New York Public Library, photography educator and historian Deborah Willis will discuss Leonard Freed‘s photographs of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. Joining Willis on the panel will be photographers Eli Reed and Jamel Shabazz, scholar Paul M. Farber, writer Michael Eric Dyson, and Freed’s widow, Brigitte Freed.... More

Project on African American and Latino Ballroom Subculture Wins CDS/Honickman First Book Prize

Posted by on Friday February 1, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

Gerard H. Gaskin’s photography series on the African American and Latino house and ballroom subculture of urban, gay pageants has received the Center for Documentary Studies/Honickman First Book Prize. The prize carries a $3,000 grant, and an opportunity to publish a book of the work and exhibit it online and at the Center for Documentary... More

Curator Deborah Willis to Judge 2012 CDS/Honickman First Book Prize

Posted by on Monday May 21, 2012 | Awards/Contests/Grants

Photo historian, professor and curator Deborah Willis will be the judge for this year’s CDS/Honickman First Book Prize, sponsored by The Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) at Duke University and The Honickman Foundation. The winning photographer will receive a $3,000 grant and publication of a book of photographs, an exhibition at the Rubenstein Library Gallery... More