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Art exhibit showcases black community

A Different World Art Exhibition Opening Guilford College

Kathryn Hurst, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

“A Different World: Artwork From Guilford’s Black Community” debuted with an opening reception in the Founders Hall Galleries from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7. Curated by Assistant Professor of Art Antoine Williams, the exhibit saw a large turnout of Guilford students, faculty and staff...

Building community through storytelling

Define America

Fernando Jiménez, Senior Photographer

April 20, 2018

Social documentary photographer Lewis Hine knew that he needed his images to elicit emotion from the audience because he knew that emotion spurs action. In order for emotions to be valid, photographs must represent authentic and genuine subjects. One non-profit organization which uses powerful photography...

Photojournalist shares his experience in Washington

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

March 16, 2018

“My father didn’t really engage the topic of Cuba on a larger scale, but we knew that it was a special place to my dad,” said Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images News staff photographer. “And we knew that it was a country that had broken my grandmother’s heart.” Composed of first and second-generation...

“Behind the Bylines” features Richard Tsong-Taatarii

Carla Clah is a Navajo community organizer from Chicago. “I am here for my grandfather,” Clah said. She is holding a copy of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1851, a treaty ratified by the Congress of the United States government that was broken. Cannon Ball, North Dakota, 2016.// Photo courtesy of Richard Tsong-Taatarii/Copyright 2016

Praveena Somasundaram, Features Editor

February 23, 2018

From reporting on the Black Lives Matter movement in the U.S. to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, photojournalist Richard Tsong-Taatarii has captured a multitude of moments, each photograph made with the goal of impact. “You want to make images with heart, where people feel or they can sort of get...

Using storytelling, activism to promote social change

Using storytelling, activism to promote social change

Fernando Jimenez, Managing Editor

October 27, 2017

“Every social movement begins with one person telling their story.” Kat Evasco, award-winning stand-up comedian, performing artist and writer, welcomed over 40 students from nine different states and Washington D.C. to the opening workshop of the first Define American Chapters Summit that took...

National Geographic’s Amy Toensing talks about photography, traveling

National Geographic’s Amy Toensing talks about photography, traveling

Praveena Somasundaram, Staff Writer

April 16, 2017

From India to Bosnia to Uganda, National Geographic photographer Amy Toensing has captured the stories of women who have lost their husbands. “My passion is people,” said Toensing. “I like to put the human in everything I do. I’m very attracted to the emotional power of the visual language.” Toensing...

Drake discusses ‘Double Vision’ at exhibition opening

Drake discusses ‘Double Vision’ at exhibition opening

Juliet Magoon, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

On Sept. 18, Human Rights Photographer Todd Drake displayed his multimedia exhibition “Double Vision: Perspectives of Palestine” in the McMichael Atrium in Founders Hall. The multifaceted exhibit featured an enthralling array of photos, narratives and videos taken by students living in West Bank...

Art faculty exhibits talent

Art faculty exhibits talent

Katy Andrews, Staff Writer

February 15, 2013

Walking into the main gallery of Hege Library, one is hit with a beautiful array of photographs, paintings, drawings, sculptures and ceramic pots and plates. Who created these masterpieces? None other than Guilford’s own art faculty, including Adele Wayman, Roy Nydorf, Mark Dixon, Charlie Tefft, Maia...

Shutterbugs gather under Photo-thon’s light

Shutterbugs gather under Photo-thon’s light

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer

December 7, 2012

A picture is worth a thousand words. If that is the case, then participants wrote a veritable novel at the first annual Photo-thon held by Photo Club. The event took place in Hege-Cox Hall on Sat., Dec. 1 from 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. “Our initial purpose was to provide a space where photographers...