Photography While Black: The Historical Hardships and Future of Black Photography
Sunday October 18th. 1:00pm
Shaq diptych by Kennedi Carter
Stephanie by Titus Brooks Heagins
Drawing from the phrase “driving while black” our panelists will discuss what being Black behind the lens means regarding the challenges and experiences from the perspective of black creators and curators of art and documentary photography.
Moderator: Michael Betts II, Director of Continuing Education, The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University
Kennedi Carter, A Durham based photographic artist, Photoville Fence Juror winner.
Courtney Reid-Eaton, Exhibitions Director for the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. Creative Director, Documentary Diversity Project (DDP) and 2016 MDOCS Institute Fellow
Jessica Moss, Charlotte based artist, independent curator and arts worker.
Titus Brooks Heagins, Durham based documentary photographer and educator.
Mark Clennon, NYC based artist specializing in editorial, commercial and documentary photography.
Lou Jones, Boston based photographer. His eclectic career has evolved from commercial, editorial to the personal.
Keith Calhoun and Chandra McCormick, New Orleans based photographers. Promoting social activism through photography and the L9 Center for the Arts.
Jessica Moss at SOCO gallery
Death Row by Lou Jones
Courtney Reid Eaton at CDS