Photography

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“Outnumbered”: Library Photo Award Winner Documents Women in Science

Courtesy of UNC College of Arts & Sciences An environmental engineer who studies nanoparticles and competitively races downhill mountain bikes. A wildlife biologist who traverses across North Carolina’s most remote swamplands to tag wildlife and monitor flooding. A 7-year-old budding scientist who collects rocks, builds circuits and has a pet snake. UNC doctoral student and … Continue reading

Indie Photobooks Will Be Topic of Oct. 30 Panel Discussion, Display

A panel of artists and collectors will discuss the popularity of photobooks–books that photographers create around a particular theme or subject, and that make creative use of the book form. Continue reading

Where Is Tobe? Unfolding Stories of Childhood, Race, and Rural Life in North Carolina

An exhibition in the North Carolina Collection Gallery at Wilson Library marks the 75th anniversary of a groundbreaking children’s book from UNC Press. Continue reading

“Voices from Tobe” To Recall Groundbreaking Children’s Book Oct. 21

Program will bring together individuals associated with one of the first realistic portrayals of African Americans in a children’s book. The exhibition “Where is Tobe?” will continue through March 1 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

“On Fire” Exhibition to Close with Lecture by Photographer Larry Schwarm

Photographs in Wilson Library capture dramatic views of controlled agricultural burns in the Midwest. Continue reading

Student Documentary Photography Awards: Call for Proposals

The North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives in Wilson Library will make up to four awards of $1,000 each. Applications due March 31. Continue reading

Lard Have Mercy! 30 Years of Southern Culture on the Skids

Rock through the band’s history with an exhibit in Wilson Library through Aug. 29, 2014. Continue reading

Lawrence Earley To Speak About Photographs of Down East Fishing Boats

Photographer and author Lawrence Early will discuss his book “The Workboats of Core Sound: Stories and Photographs of a Changing World” on Feb. 6 in Wilson Library. Continue reading

Southern Scenery in 3D: 19th-Century Stereographic Photography

The Wilson Library exhibit explores the popular 19th- and 20th-century practice of stereographic photography. The technique gives the impression of a three-dimensional image. Continue reading

Student Photographers To Speak about Award-Winning Projects Oct. 24

Student recipients of the 2012 and 2013 North Carolina Documentary Photography Award will present and discuss their documentary projects at an event in the Wilson Special Collections Library on Thursday, Oct. 24. Continue reading

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