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Guide to the 25 Under 25 Photographs, 2003

Abstract

The Center for Documentary Studies opened in January 1990 and is an outgrowth of and replacement for the Center for Documentary Photography (1980-1990). The Center combines traditions of documentary photography and film, writing, oral history, and scholarly analysis in seeking to capture life experiences.

The 25 Under 25 project showcases twenty-five of America's most promising photographers, all twenty-five years old or younger. This collection contains 21 prints from an exhibit celebrating the project's initial publication, 25 Under 25: Up-And-Coming American Photographers, a Lyndhurst Book published by powerHouse and the Center for Documentary Studies in 2003.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. Center for Documentary Studies.
Title
25 Under 25 photographs 2003
Language of Material
English
Extent
5.0 Linear Feet, 21 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Collection Overview

The 25 Under 25 Photographs collection includes 21 images from an exhibit produced by the Center for Documentary Studies in 2003. The images are all taken from volume 1 of 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers, a 2003 Lyndhurst book published by the Center for Documentary Studies and powerHouse Books.

The exhibit prints are only a small portion of the photographs published in the book. 21 of the 25 photographers are represented in the collection, most with one print. The photographers and the titles of their projects are listed below in the collection's Description. Dates of photographs are unknown. Acquired as part of the Archive of Documentary Arts (Duke University).

Administrative Information

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Contents of the Collection

Includes exhibit prints from the Center for Documentary Studies' 2003 exhibit, taken from the book 25 Under 25: Up and Coming American Photographers, published 2003. Images include both digital and gelatin silver prints, which have been matted in some cases. Photographs have been arranged by size. Description below includes the photographer's name, the title of their project (as reflected in the book), and information on each photograph's dimensions and coloring.

Deirdre A. Scaggs, Mother's Unrealized Vacations

Black and white print; 13x14 image matted to 18.25x15.5 inches.

Box 1
Hank Willis Thomas, Reason to Stare

Color print; 17x14 image matted to 18.25x15.5 inches.

Box 1
Jason Goodman, Postcards to Bangladesh

2 high-gloss color prints; 5x11 images matted together to 18.25x15.5 inches.

Box 1
Laurel Ptak, Slight Apprehensions

2 black-and-white gelatin silver prints; 9x10 images matted together to 15.5x18.25 inches.

Box 1
Jessica Ingram, Under One Roof

Color print; 11x13 image matted to 15.5x18.25 inches.

Box 1
Greg Halpern, Harvard Works Because We Do

Black-and-white print; 11x14 image matted to 15.5x18.25 inches.

Box 1
Justin Lively, Expressions of Self

Black-and-white print; 11x14 image matted to 15.5x18.25 inches.

Box 1
Isabelle Lutterodt, Residue

5 black-and-white prints; 4.25x5 images and 1 text panel matted to 15.5x18.25 inches.

Box 1
Colby Katz, Miss All-Star

High-gloss color print; 13x19 image matted to 15.5x18.25 inches.

Box 1
Brett Myers, Abe

Color print; 20x16 image matted to 24x20 inches.

Box 2
Laurel Nakadate, Girls' School

Color print; 20x16 image matted to 24x20 inches.

Box 2
Brian McKee, Soviet Military Base, Former East Germany

Color prints; 14x10 5/8 diptychs matted to 24x20 inches.

Box 2
Daniel Ramos, Working at Sloan

Black-and-white prints; 23.75x19 7/8 image matted to 24x20 inches.

Box 2
Carrie Levy, #36005-054

Digital color print; 24x20 image with no mat.

Box 2
Kambui Olujimi, 4th and Goal

Color print; 20x16 image matted to 24x20 inches.

Box 2
Jen Moon, After Midnight, Before Six A.M.

Black-and-white print; 20x16 image matted to 24x20 inches.

Box 2
Wyatt Gallery, Spiritual Sites-A Caribbean Study

Color print; 18x18 1/8 image matted to 24x20 inches.

Box 2
Kristin Posehn, Broad Stripes, Bright Stars

Digital color print; 24x20 image with no mat.

Box 2
Misty Keasler, Orphanage

Digital color print; 18x18.25 image matted to 24x20 inches.

Box 2
Andrew Rogers, Dirt Track

Black-and-white print; 24x20 image with no mat.

Box 2
Bayete Ross-Smith, Lady Like

Black-and-white print; 24x20 image with no mat.

Box 2

Historical Note

The Center for Documentary Studies opened in January 1990 and is an outgrowth of and replacement for the Center for Documentary Photography (1980-1990). The Center combines traditions of documentary photography and film, writing, oral history, and scholarly analysis in seeking to capture life experiences.

25 Under 25 is a project sponsored by the Center for Documentary Studies that showcases twenty-five of America's most promising photographers, all aged twenty-five years old and younger. In 2003, the book 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers was published by the Center for Documentary Studies and powerHouse Books, including photographs and essays from 25 selected photographers. It was edited by Iris Tillman Hill. Accompanying the book was a traveling exhibit featuring selected images, which exhibited in 2003 and 2004 at both New York University and the University of North Carolina.

Volume 2 of 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers, featuring a new group of twenty-five photographers, was published by the Center for Documentary Studies and powerHouse Books in Spring 2008.

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Related Material

Related Material

Volumes 1 and 2 of 25 Under 25: Up-and-Coming American Photographers are also available in the Rubenstein Library.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], 25 Under 25 Photographs, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Provenance

The 25 Under 25 Photographs were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a transfer in 2010.

Processing Information

Processed by Karen Glynn and Meghan Lyon, October 2010

Encoded by Meghan Lyon, October 2010

This collection is minimally processed: materials may not have been ordered and described beyond their original condition.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.