Hine News

Apply for the 2017-18 Lewis Hine Fellowship!

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Applications are now being accepted for the 2017-18 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows Program at the Center for Documentary Studies.  The Hine Fellows Program is offering three ten-month fellowships for 2017-18 in the New York City area. The application deadline is 5 p.m., EST, Monday, March 20, 2017. Apply via slideroom here. For more information, please visit Becoming a Hine Fellow.  Applicants may […]


Kamal Badhey part of “Loving Blackness” exhibit in Philadelphia

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Congratulations to Kamal Badhey–her project “Pose” is featured in the Loving Blackness exhibit at the Asian Arts Initiative in Philadelphia. Opening February 3, up through April 21.  


Nick Pilarski presents Hine Fellowship work at Duke

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2015-2016 Hine Fellow Nicholas Pilarski will present his ongoing collaboration with the Brownsville Community Justice Center at Duke University today!


Introducing the 2016-2017 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows!

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We’re excited to announce that Kamal Badhey, Lauren Henschel, and Jenny Stratton will be the 2016-2017 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows in New York City. Read more about the Fellows and where they’ll be working on the CDS Porch blog.


Hine Fellows Exhibit at Photoville 2015

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This week, 2014-15 Hine Fellows Amanda Berg and Sarah Stacke will be presenting their fellowship work at Photoville in NYC, alongside photographs from former Fellows Noah Hendler, Kate Joyce, Emma Raynes, and Amanda Van Scoyoc. If you’re local, we hope to see you there!


2015-2016 Hine Fellows Announced

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We’re excited to announce that Brenna Cukier, Laura Doggett, and Nicholas Pilarski will be the 2015-2016 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellows in New York City. Read more on the CDS Porch blog.


“Everybody Hit Somebody” in the NY Times

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We’re very excited to share that Amanda Berg’s project, “Everybody Hit Somebody” was featured in the New York Times Lens Blog!  


Amanda Berg is in two film festivals!

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We’re excited to share that Amanda Berg’s film Everybody Hit Somebody is in two film festivals this spring  – the Images Festival in Toronto and the Indie Grits festival in Columbia, SC. If you happen to be in those locations, check out her film! And stay tuned for other screenings of her work.  


Andrea Patiño is in the New Yorker!

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Hine Fellow Andrea Patiño’s exhibit of Hine work at CDS was recently featured in the New Yorker photo blog!  


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    A big congratulations to 2014-2015 Hine Fellow Sarah Stacke for her two-part feature on the popular photography blog BagNews.    


Sarah Stacke on CBS News – The mysterious images of Hugh Mangum

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We’re so proud of our Hine Fellow Sarah Stacke for her wonderful work with Hugh Mangum’s photographs and his story.


Sarah Stacke featured on John Edwin Mason: Documentary, Motorsports, Photo History

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We’re excited to share that an interview with 2014-2015 Hine Fellow Sarah Stacke is featured on photographer and historian John Edwin Mason’s blog: Sarah Stacke: Love from Manenberg


Article by Amanda Van Scoyoc in Contexts Magazine

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In news articles about teen pregnancy, we rarely see the faces or hear the voices of young women. How does becoming a young mother affect them? How do they view their lives? What advice would they give to others? I spent a year exploring these questions in Chelsea, a primarily immigrant, low-income neighborhood near Boston, […]


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Jennifer Carpenter, a 2010-2011 Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow from the Center for Documentary Studies, spent 10 months working with the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) in Boston, MA. For one of her documentary projects, Jennifer chose to focus on a community of retirees who met twice a week for an afternoon of ballroom dance. Generation Dance  is a story about […]


Photos on the Dudley Greenhouse

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Chris Fowler’s photos for The Food Project are now mounted on the side of the Dudley Greenhouse in Roxbury, MA.


Chris Fowler Teaching Documentary to Teens

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  In addition to his work at The Food Project, Chris Fowler is teaching documentary work to teens in Jamaica Plain, a neighborhood in Boston. The class is part of a collaboration between The Eliot School and UFORGE Gallery. To read more about his class, visit: http://www.eliotschool.org/classes/documenting-american-communities-space-place  


Alphabet Project Exhibit

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Jennifer Carpenter, a 2010-2011 Lewis Hine Fellow from the Center for Documentary Studies, spent 10 months working with the Boston Chinatown Neighborhood Center (BCNC) in Boston, Massachusetts. Inspired by the Literacy Through Photography program, Jennifer conducted six workshops with children at BCNC to produce community alphabets. Each class produced a 26-photograph series corresponding to the 26 letters of […]