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October 2018

Opening: The Field Camera: Tom Rankin and Holden Richards

October 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Horse & Buggy Press and Friends, 1116 Broad Street
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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The Field Camera: Tom Rankin and Holden Richards Sweetgum by Holden Richards Horse & Buggy Press and Friends with guest musicians on the front porch.

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Artist’s Talk with Eric Pickersgill & Amy Herman: DIAPOSITIVE

October 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Artist's Talk with Eric Pickersgill and Amy Herman. In Diapositive, six artists take on found or neglected 35mm slide collections as medium and subject matter, subverting the format’s 20th century associations as didactic or diaristic storytelling tools. Once the premier medium for the communal presentation of photographic travelogues, as well as art historical instruction, 35mm slides collections are rarely built today yet they still persist and change hands, chiefly among artists, librarians, film enthusiasts, and nostalgists. Their beauty and complexity…

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Burk Uzzle Presentation

October 18 @ 6:00 pm
Gregg Museum of Art and Design, 1903 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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The former LIFE magazine photojournalist and president of Magnum Photos discusses his recent work. Gregg Museum of Art & Design 1903 Hillsborough St.

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Keynote: David Maisel: Black Maps and Other Dilemmas

October 18 @ 6:30 pm
NCMA Auditorium, 2110 Blue Ridge Rd.
Raleigh, NC 27607 United States
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Click! is pleased to partner with the North Carolina Museum of Art to present a keynote talk by David Maisel: Black Maps and Other Dilemmas. In his ongoing, multi-chaptered series Black Maps, David Maisel’s aerial photographs of environmentally impacted sites explore the aesthetics and politics of radically human-altered environments. His images of open pit mines, clear-cut forests, zones of water reclamation, and military weapons testing sites frame the issues of contemporary landscape with equal measures of documentation and metaphor. Maisel’s…

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Tasting at Ten with Local Artist’s Talks: Michael Ligett

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 19, 2018

Counter Culture Coffee, 812 Mallard Ave
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Join us every Friday at 10 a.m., at Counter Culture Coffee. They stop what they’re doing and we taste coffee together. During October Local Photographers Work will be on display during the Click! Photography Festival and we will also have an artist talk by one each Friday. You are invited to join us in this free and open-to-the-public tradition, Tasting at Ten, at the Durham Roastery and Headquarters. No coffee experience necessary. Coffees and brewing methods vary. Tours of the…

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Regional Winners FENCE Docent Tour

October 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
FENCE, 102 W. Parrish Street
Durham, NC United States
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3rd Friday, Oct 19, 5.30p Docent Tour with Regional Winners (meet at the FENCE at 102 W. Parrish St., Durham, NC); Start your 3rd Friday off with a docent tour of the FENCE, hearing directly from regional winners in front of their work on the FENCE. Afterwards, head down the street at the Durham Arts Council for a wine & cheese reception followed by the fast-paced, engaging Pechakuchas.

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Opening: “Hometown (Inherited)” by Moriah LeFebvre

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Through This Lens, 303 East Chapel Hill Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Artist Statement: I became a mother in January of 2013. When I did, the lens of my world changed. As a new mother who was raising children in my own hometown—now their hometown—I found myself struck by the realization that the Durham of my childhood looks so different from the Durham of today, and that the Durham of today will invariably look quite different from the Durham of tomorrow. I could hear the conversations we would have one day—the comments…

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Reception: Dawn Surratt: Sweeping the Graves

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Durham Art Guild at Suntrust Gallery, 120 Morris St.
Durham, NC United States
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The Durham Art Guild presents "Sweeping the Graves," featuring photography and photography-based installation works by DAG member artist Dawn Surratt. The yearly April tradition of honoring ancestors in China is known as the Qingming or Ching Ming festival. Families sweep tombs, pray and make offerings to their deceased loved ones. This body of work combines photography and photography based installations in commemoration of the many souls this artist encountered after more than twenty years working as a hospice social worker.…

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Reception: Laura Williams: #Found

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Art Guild at Golden Belt, 807 E. Main St.
Durham, NC United States
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The Durham Art Guild presents #Found—a photo installation by DAG member artist Laura Williams. #Found is a series of photographs that belong to a visual journal which was originally posted to instagram beginning in January 2017. Influenced by light and dark, the weather, and the world close and far, each image is a moment found day by day. Please note that the exact location of this exhibition and the exact opening and closing dates are subject to change since Golden…

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Reception: JP Trostle: Signals

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Atomic Fern Social Club, 108 E. Parrish St.
Durham, NC United States
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JP Trostle continues his exploration of chaos and light with "Signals," on display at The Atomic Fern throughout the fall. A followup to his solo shows, "Luminous Creatures" and "Light Cycles," the artist once again delves into an examination of the happy accident, and imagines how solar wind and atomic decay might look if humans could see that far into the spectrum.

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Reception: Karen Healy: A Palette of Rust and Dreams

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Karen Healy: A Palette of Rust and Dreams Anchored in North Carolina’s Piedmont region, A Palette of Rust and Dreams is a vignette of a train journey as seen through the eyes of a traveler. Since 2015, Karen Healy has boarded the Piedmont and the Carolinian--two trains that travel between Rocky Mount and Charlotte, North Carolina--to document the people and communities touched by North Carolina’s railroad. These intimate photographs and audio recordings explore the space between destinations as they depict…

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Third Friday Opening for ANTI-NOSTALGIA

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carrack, 947 East Main Street
Durham, United States
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ANTI-NOSTALGIA, curated by Olivia Huntley & elin o'Hara slavick, is a group exhibition of artists invited to create works utilizing found photographs. Artists will explore: our relationship to the photograph as an object; memories and sentimentality; history and the familial; the vernacular and the archive. ANTI-NOSTALGIA investigates how our attraction to and/or repulsion by found photographs does not come from nostalgia, but comes from a desire to confirm, deny and transform a reality. Curator websites: http://www.elinoharaslavick.com/ https://www.oliviadavishuntley.com/

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Reception for Mark Steinmetz Looking South. Photographs from the Do Good Fund

October 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Kontek, 318 Holland Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Mark Steinmetz Looking South, Photographs from the Do Good Fund, is an elegant and quiet collection of black-and-white photographs “drawn from the artist’s decades-long career photographing the southeastern United States, primarily in Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi. Steinmetz’s images are imbued with an intrinsically Southern tenderness, melancholy and longing that is universally resonant”. The work is documentary in nature but he brings a sublime seeing to his subjects, captured with a nod towards beauty and dignity and very much in…

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PechaKucha Photography Night with FENCE Winners

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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3rd Friday, Oct 19, 6:30-8pm in the theatre at the Durham Arts Council (120 Morris St, Durham, NC) Wine & Cheese Reception. Free and open to the public. Meet winners from the FENCE Durham 2018 at a wine & cheese reception, followed by their fast-paced, engaging Pechakuchas in which artists are allowed only 20 slides, at 20 seconds each. PechaKuchas originated in Tokyo from Klein-Dytham Architecture and has expanded around the world. It's been used for work in progress to new…

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Photoshop Bootcamp

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Photoshop Bootcamp (Ages 14 & up) Our Introductory “Level 1” Photoshop workshop is ideal for both those new to Photoshop and more experienced users who want to dramatically improve their Photoshop skills and abilities in a one-day workshop format. Students must have a basic knowledge of PC Windows or Mac. Computers provided with Adobe Creative Cloud. Students are welcome to bring their own personal laptop but must have their own Adobe Photoshop software or subscription. Roylee Duvall, Instructor 18FA830.1 Saturday,…

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WetPlate Collodion Workshop

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 21, 2018

Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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$275.00
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WetPlate Collodion Students will be introduced to the intricacies of the WetPlate Collodion Process through hands-on training by Chris Morgan. Students will discuss the safety, chemistry, equipment, and techniques over a 2 day span. From mixing chemistry to creating images with various cameras, students will get their hands wet with the entire process. Students are welcome to bring their own cameras for use, if they are wetplate compatible. A materials fee of $60 is due to the instructor and will…

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Family: Reinterpreting the Personal Archive

October 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 21, 2018

Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Auditorium/Classroom: 007 Bridges Bldg.
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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The web of family has been a constant source of inspiration for artists and documentarians. Folklore, oral storytelling, and material objects are passed down from generation to generation. Language transforms as families migrate and relocate to urban, suburban, and rural settings. Much of the time, photo albums are tucked away in basements or drawers and remain untouched. In this workshop, we’ll look at examples of family documentary as new and seasoned family researchers embark on their own investigations. Informed by…

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Reception and Talk for Photography Before Kodachrome

October 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Vintage Image Gallery, 909 Broad St
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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Photography Before Kodachrome: The One Hundred Year Search for Color While black and white defined fine art photography for many years, initially the lack of color in photographic images was seen as a serious deficiency by photographers and viewers alike. For most of its history, the remedy was to add pigment in a range of imaginative, often brilliant ways, while waiting for technology to solve the riddle of permanent color. This exhibit will present an array of vintage photographs with…

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WetPlate Collodion Workshop

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 21, 2018

Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris St.
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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$275.00
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WetPlate Collodion Students will be introduced to the intricacies of the WetPlate Collodion Process through hands-on training by Chris Morgan. Students will discuss the safety, chemistry, equipment, and techniques over a 2 day span. From mixing chemistry to creating images with various cameras, students will get their hands wet with the entire process. Students are welcome to bring their own cameras for use, if they are wetplate compatible. A materials fee of $60 is due to the instructor and will…

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Family: Reinterpreting the Personal Archive

October 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until October 21, 2018

Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, 1317 W. Pettigrew St., Auditorium/Classroom: 007 Bridges Bldg.
Durham, NC 27705 United States
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The web of family has been a constant source of inspiration for artists and documentarians. Folklore, oral storytelling, and material objects are passed down from generation to generation. Language transforms as families migrate and relocate to urban, suburban, and rural settings. Much of the time, photo albums are tucked away in basements or drawers and remain untouched. In this workshop, we’ll look at examples of family documentary as new and seasoned family researchers embark on their own investigations. Informed by…

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ANTI-NOSTALGIA Panel discussion / gallery talk

October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Carrack, 947 East Main Street
Durham, United States
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Panel discussion / gallery talk with curators Olivia Huntley and elin o’Hara slavick and local artists in the exhibition, including Ben Alper, Deepan Mukhopadhyay and Ann Pegalow Kaplan Anti-Nostalgia is a group exhibition of artists invited to create works utilizing found photographs. Artists explore: our relationship to the photograph as an object; memories and sentimentality; history and the familial; the vernacular and the archive; and alternative and interventionist narratives. A photograph provides both a historical and unattainable reality. Anti-Nostalgia investigates…

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Lunchtime Reading: Mothers & Strangers

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Raleigh Arts – Block Gallery and Block2 Video, 127 W. Hargett Street Suite 408
Raleigh, NC 27602 United States
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Authors reading essays from Mothers & Strangers, a UNC Press anthology edited by Samia Serageldin and Lee Smith.

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Artist’s Talk with Jean Shin: Cassilhaus: DIAPOSITIVE

October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Artist's Talk with Jean Shin. Artist Jean Shin will be speaking about her creative process and share stories behind the scenes making her large scale installations and public works. In the context of the current work on view, made out of 35mm art history slides, she’ll discuss the role of photography, material obsolescence, and the archive in her practice. Jean Shin is nationally recognized for her monumental installations that transform everyday objects into elegant expressions of identity and community. For…

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Artists Reception: Chris Ogden: Stones Echo

October 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Page-Walker Arts & History Center, 119 Ambassador Loop
Cary, NC 27512 United States
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Artists Reception: Chris Ogden: Stones Echo - Visual Poems Written on Quarry Walls  

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Artist Reception: Cary Photographic Artists’ 11th Annual Juried Exhibition

October 26 @ 6:00 pm
Cary Photographic Artists, 120 Maury Odell Place
Cary, NC United States
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Artist Reception: October 26 from 6-8 with juror comments at 6:30. Exhibition runs from October 26 - December 14

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FENCE PhotoWalk

October 27 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
FENCE, 102 W. Parrish Street
Durham, NC United States
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Saturday, Oct 27, 5-7p starting at the FENCE (meet at 102 W. Parrish St., Durham, NC) Bring a camera and your walking shoes to the world’s largest photography public art exhibit. Learn about top quality photography from around the world in a docent-led tour. Then, pick out your favorite artist’s work that speaks to you and figure out how s/he uniquely sees the world and what photographic styles/methods they used to communicate their vision (eg, framing, points of view, equipment, timing,…

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Pop-Up Art: Altered Architecture Photographs

October 28 @ 12:00 pm
North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27699 United States
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Be inspired by photographs in the exhibition Candida Höfer in Mexico, and take your own photos of the Museum campus. Print and alter pictures on site to create a mixed-media work of art. Free art-making activities for all ages. No reservations needed. East Building, NC Museum of Art

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Artist Talk: Mark Steinmetz Looking South. Photographs from the Do Good Fund

October 28 @ 2:00 pm
Durham Arts Council – PSI Theater, 120 Morris Street
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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After the talk, visitors are invited to see the Steinmetz exhibit at KONTEK Systems which is a short walk away. Mark Steinmetz Looking South, Photographs from the Do Good Fund, is an elegant and quiet collection of black-and-white photographs “drawn from the artist’s decades-long career photographing the southeastern United States, primarily in Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee and Mississippi. Steinmetz’s images are imbued with an intrinsically Southern tenderness, melancholy and longing that is universally resonant”. The work is documentary in nature but…

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November 2018

FENCE 3rd Friday MOONLIGHT Docent Tour

November 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
FENCE, 102 W. Parrish Street
Durham, NC United States
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3rd Friday, Nov 16, 6:30p-7:15pm at the FENCE (meet at 102 W. Parrish St., Durham, NC) Come uniquely experience the FENCE at night under moon, candle, flashlight. The world-class photos are particularly spotlighted and will shine brightly on this 3rd Friday event. Sign up and more details at TheFenceDurham.com

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