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Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University

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1317 W. Pettigrew St., Auditorium/Classroom: 007 Bridges Bldg.
Durham, NC 27705 United States
(919) 560-2720 https://documentarystudies.duke.edu

October 2018

Tamika Galanis: One Hurricane Season

October 11, 2018 - February 16, 2019
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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Tamika Galanis's exhibition One Hurricane Season is part of an ongoing project that the artist/documentarian describes as her life’s work, centering around the representation and history of her native Bahamas. The exhibition evolved from time she spent with family in the Bahamas in the summer and early fall of 2017, anticipating and in the wake of two hurricanes. As Irma and Maria were devastating the Caribbean, Galanis was also witnessing the progression of her grandmother’s dementia. Incorporating archival family photos…

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Reception and Artist’s talk with Tamika Galanis: One Hurricane Season

October 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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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One Hurricane Season Tamika Galanis's exhibition One Hurricane Season is part of an ongoing project that the artist/documentarian describes as her life’s work, centering around the representation and history of her native Bahamas. The exhibition evolved from time she spent with family in the Bahamas in the summer and early fall of 2017, anticipating and in the wake of two hurricanes. As Irma and Maria were devastating the Caribbean, Galanis was also witnessing the progression of her grandmother’s dementia. Incorporating…

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Family: Reinterpreting the Personal Archive

October 20, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, 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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Family: Reinterpreting the Personal Archive

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