Erina Duganne Collection of Photography Interviews (SC-29)
Scope and Contents
The collection is comprised of interviews Duganne completed with members of the Kamoinge Workshop. Members included in the interviews are Adger Cowans, Al Fennar, Ray Francis, Louis Draper, Herb Randall, Beuford Smith, and Shawn Walker, as well as New York school photographer Harold Feinstein. The majority of the interviews were recorded on microcassettes, and excerpts of some of the interviews were featured in the Spring 2011 edition of the magazine, “Exposure.” Currently, transcriptions of the interviews are unavailable.
- Duganne, Erina (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research. Audiovisual materials may be inaccessible, depending upon required playback equipment. Contact the library for further information.
Conditions Governing Use
The collection is subject to all copyright laws. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright, beyond that allowed by fair use, requires the researcher to obtain permission of copyright holders.
Biographical / Historical
Erina Duganne is Professor of Art History at Texas State University where she teaches courses on contemporary art, photography, and visual culture.
Publications by Duganne include Cold War Camera (2023), co-edited with Thy Phu and Andrea Noble; Global Photography: A Critical History (2020), co-authored with Heather Diack and Terri Weissman; The Self in Black and White: Race and Subjectivity in Postwar American Photography (2010); and Beautiful Suffering: Photography and the Traffic in Pain (2007), co-edited with Mark Reinhardt and Holly Edwards. In 2022, Duganne co-curated, with Abby Satinsky, Art for the Future: Artists Call and Central American Solidarities at the Tufts University Art Galleries.
Source: “About - Erina Duganne”
0.1 Linear Feet (1 box; 14 items)
Language of Materials
The collection is comprised of interviews Duganne completed with members of the Kamoinge Workshop. Members included in the interviews are Adger Cowans, Al Fennar, Ray Francis, Louis Draper, Herb Randall, Beuford Smith, and Shawn Walker, as well as New York school photographer Harold Feinstein.
The collection is organized into two series, and items are generally arranged chronologically within each series. Items with no date are generally placed at the end of each series. Sub-series are arranged alphabetically by artists' surnames.
- Series 1
- Artists, 2001-2005
- Series 2
- Kamoinge Workshop, 2011
The collection was donated by Erina Duganne in May 2018. One additional recording was donated by Duganne in November 2018.
Item titles were retained when provided.
- African American photographers Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Black photographers Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source
- Kamoinge Inc.
- Photography, Artistic -- 20th century. Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Duganne, Erina (Person)
- Finding Aids to Special Collections in the VMFA Archives | Erina Duganne Collection of Photography Interviews
- Special Collection 29 (SC-29)
- Emily Johnson, Assistant Archivist
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