The journal of the Center for Documentary Arts, a nonprofit initiative to bear witness to suffering and promote the common good through the arts. At the crossroads of art, ethics, faith, and social justice, the Center brings together makers and thinkers whose work advances beauty, compassion, collaboration, dignity, and mercy.


WAMC Northeast Public Radio   Roundtable interview by Joe Donahue (Dec. 6, 2010)

Battlesight at the ACCR  Get Visual review by David Brickman (Nov. 23, 2010)

Battlesight  The Arts Whisperer review by Bob Goepfert (Nov. 8, 2010)

War with faces  Albany Times Union interview by Tom Keyser (Oct. 29, 2010)

Photos capture impact of war  Daily Gazette review by Joanne McFadden (Oct. 28, 2010)

Art Murmur Metroland preview by Shawn Stone (Oct 28, 2010)

Art Center explores wars' savage beauty  Troy Record review by Phil Drew (Oct. 21, 2010)

Something beyond the void

In his book  Pictures and Tears , James Elkins describes the charged silence that fills the Rothko Chapel in Houston, Texas. The space ...