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Mother, Bethel, Harlem, USA: An Interactive Celebration of Harlem

Mother, Bethel, Harlem, USA, a multimedia exhibition produced from an innovative in-gallery summer course led by artist and filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris in the Hunter East Harlem Gallery, opened August 30, 2018. The collaboration between Harris and his students from Hunter College’s MFA program in Integrated Media Arts (IMA) brings together never-before-exhibited images Harris took […]

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Telling Our Stories: Photographers of Spirit of Community with Thomas Allen Harris

Behind each family picture, there is a story — a story that is representative of the communities that each picture comes from. On Sunday January 21, 2018, join NAACP Image Award-winning filmmaker and socially engaged artist Thomas Allen Harris as he moderates Telling Our Stories: Photographers of Spirit of Community, an art talk. Spirit of […]

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DDFR Heads Everyday Archives Workshop

Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR) held the first afternoon workshop of the year “Everyday Archives: Building Your Personal Photography Archives“ at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The workshop, led by producer/writer Don Perry, provided tips to help people create a narrative using their own personal photographs and albums. Participants gathered with their […]

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Everyday Archives Workshop at Schomburg Center

Have an old family album or archives that you would like to organize? Or an amazing story to tell about a family photo? Join us this Saturday 9/24 for a free workshop, Everyday Archives: Building Your Personal Photography Archives at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture!   Led by filmmakers Thomas Allen Harris and […]

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A Legacy of Storytellers: My Father and His Twin Brother

“Earlier this month, I presented a talk in the Projection Design class of Wendall Harrington, a professor in the Yale School of Drama. Wendall Harrington is a pioneer in projection design (she’s been called “the godmother of all projectors” by John Simon in New York Magazine) and has been working in the field of projected media for live events since […]

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DDFR Concludes Roadshow at Harlem Stage!

The Harlem Stage Gatehouse was sold-out for the Grand Finale of the Digital Diaspora Family Reunion (DDFR) Road on Sunday, February 27th. The lively celebration hosted by Thomas Allen Harris was the concluding the Harlem edition of the national DDFR Roadshow. During its week-long residency at Harlem Stage, the DDFR Roadshow conducted Family Photo Interviews […]

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