Oct

02

Visiting Artist Laura Poitras Named MacArthur Fellow

    MFAEDA Visiting Artist Laura Poitras has been awarded a MacArthur “Genius” Grant by the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.  Poitras is one of twenty-three fellows announced by the foundation today.  MacArthur Fellows receive $500,000 in no-strings-attached support over the next five years, without stipulations or reporting requirements, offering recipients unprecedented freedom […]

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Sep

15

Laura Poitras Artist’s Talk Sept. 20 at CDS

O’ Say Can You See, a gallery installation by artist Laura Poitras, is on view in the Kreps Gallery at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, July 25–December 22, 2011. Laura Poitras Artist’s Talk and Reception September 20, 2011, 6–9 p.m., talk at 7 p.m. Center for Documentary Studies Read more about the […]

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Aug

17

“O’ Say Can You See” Installation by Laura Poitras at CDS through December 22, 2011

“O’ Say Can You See” still image from film by Laura Poitras. Photograph by Natalie Crimp. On September 11, 2001, filmmaker Laura Poitras was in lower Manhattan, where she lives. In the hours and days after the bombing and collapse of the World Trade Center Towers she shot film footage of stunned and grief-stricken citizens. […]

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