William Noland, Professor of the Practice Emeritus of Art, Art History and Visual Studies and Arts of the Moving Image Certificate

William Noland

William Noland works in sculpture, photography and video. An Emeritus Professor of the Practice of Visual Art, he oversees William Noland Studios in Hillsborough, North Carolina. While at Duke, he served as a contributing photographer and editorial advisor for the journalistic/literary quarterly DoubleTake. He was the recipient of Josiah Charles Trent Memorial Foundation Grants for photography in 1997, 1999 and 2002, and for video in 2005. He received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Sculpture in 1987 and a Fulbright Scholar Award in Photography in 1995.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  3711 Dairyland Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Email Address:   send me a message
Web Page:   http://www.williamnoland.com/

Specialties:

Visual Arts Practice
Sculpture, Photography and Video
Research Interests:

Current projects: "Shooting an Elephant", experimental documentary about the Tea Party."Unspooling Time", film in collaboration with the music of French Composer Luc Ferrari, "Toxic Detroit", experimental environmental documentary about Detroit, Michigan., "Connected Sums", photographs of wealth and recession, Video Design for "The Beatification of Area Boy: A Lagosian Kaleidoscope" by Wole Soyinka, directed by Jody McAuliffe, Reynolds Theater, Duke University, Video Design for "Now You See Me" by Neil Bell, directed by Jody McAuliffe, Manbites Dog Theater, Durham, NC

William Noland has pursued independent careers in sculpture, photography and video. He has had numerous solo sculpture exhibitions nationally and internationally, has exhibited and published his photography widely, and in recent years has screened experimental documentary video work at number of international Film Festivals and other venues. He has also done video design for a growing number of multi-media theatrical productions. He was the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in sculpture in 1987, a Fulbright Scholar Award in photography in 1995, and served as a contributing photographer and as an editorial advisor for the journalistic/literary quarterly DoubleTake.

Areas of Interest:

Surveillance & Privacy
The intersection of Sculpture & Architecture
Experimental Documentary Forms
Video Design for Theater
Staging Media
Technology & Liveness

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Noland, W, Seeing and Seen, edited by Coles, R; Lee, T, DOUBLETAKE/POINTS OF ENTRY, vol. Spring/Summer 2007 no. Issue 3 (Summer, 2007), pp. 30-31, Johns Hopkins University Press [available here]  [abs].
  2. Noland, W, Entrevistas Cubanas: Historias de una NaciĆ³n Dividida, William Noland & Felipe Arocena (Winter, 2004), McFarland and Company, Inc [book-2.php]  [abs].
  3. William Noland, , Cuban Stories, THE SOUTH ATLANTIC QUARTERLY, vol. 103.1 (Winter, 2003), pp. 61-80 (essay, photo-essay.) [61]  [abs].
  4. William Noland, , The Image World of Mao II, THE SOUTH ATLANTIC QUARTERLY, vol. 103.1 (Winter, 2003), pp. 6-20, Duke University Press (photo-essay and cover.) [gca]  [abs].
  5. Wilkin, K; Noland W, , An Inadvertent Vanguard, The Hudson Review, vol. LV no. 1 (Spring, 2002), pp. 105-113  [abs].
  6. William Noland, , My House, DWELL Magazine, vol. Vol. 3 no. 4 (March, 2003), pp. 33-36 .
  7. William Noland, , Nice Modernist: As Good As Gold, DWELL Magazine, vol. 4 no. 2 (November, 2003), pp. 62 [available here] .