Duke University | Classical Studies:

    Joshua Gibson
  • Joshua Gibson

  • Associate Professor of the Practice in the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies
      • Duke Box 90766, Durham, NC 27708-0766
      • 114 S Buchanan Blvd. Smith War, Bay 12, Duke Box 90766, Durham, NC 27708
      • Phone: (919) 660-3195
      • Email:
  • Overview

    Josh Gibson is a moving image artist working in documentary, hybrid forms and experimental cinematography. 
  • Education

    • M.F.A., School of the Art Institute of Chicago 1999
    • B.A., Duke University 1995
  • Awards and Honors

    • Artistic Vision Award. River Run International Film Festival., 2016
    • Collaboration Development Grant. Vice Provost of the Arts., 2016
    • Humanities Writ Large Filmmaking Grant: African Cinema. Humanities Writ Large., 2016
    • Fandor Fix/Shorts Award. Fandor ., 2015
    • North Carolina Arts Council Filmmaking Fellowship. North Carolina Arts Council., 2015
    • Best Film . Cinema Drunk Film Festival., 2014
    • Collaboration Development Grant. Vice Provost of the Arts., 2014
    • Directors Choice Award. Black Maria Film Festival., 2014
    • Second Place for Documentary. Milwaukee Underground Film Festival., 2014
    • (Long) Film Award. Florida Film Festival., 2013
    • Best Cinematography. DIY Film Festival., 2013
    • Best Individual Contribution to Short Film . Edinburgh International Film Festival., 2013
    • Jurors Choice Award. Black Maria Film Festival., 2013
    • Jury Stellar Award (Grand Prize for Documentary). Black Maria Film Festival., 2013
    • Mericos Foundation Grant. Mericos Foundation., 2013
    • Nominated for Cinema Eye Honors. Cinema Eye Honors., 2013
    • Artistic Vision Award. Big Sky Documentary Film Festival., 2012
    • Best Experimental Film. Crossroads Film Festival., 2012
    • Best International Short Film . Zagreb Dox International Film Festival., 2012
    • Best Short Film . Indie Grits Film Festival., 2012
    • Best South Eastern Film . Lookout Wild Film Festival., 2012
    • Slamdance Five Flavors of Filmmaking Award. Slamdance Film Festival., 2012
    • Best Documentary Short. LA Film Festival., 2011
    • Special Jury Prize. Indie Memphis., 2011
    • Stellar Jury Award (Grand Prize for Documentary). Black Maria Film Festival., 2011
    • Duke Faculty Collaboration Development Grant. Vice Provost of the Arts., 2010
    • Duke Faculty Collaboration Development Grant. Vice Provost of the Arts., 2010
    • Duke Collaboration Development Grant. Vice Provost of the Arts., 2008
    • North Carolina Arts Council Filmmaking Fellowship. North Carolina Arts Council., 2006
    • Mericos Foundation Grant. Mericos Foundation., 2005
    • Duke University Faculty Development Grant. Duke Institute of the Arts., 2004
    • Best Narrative Short. Flickering Image Film Festival., 2001
    • North Carolina Humanities Council Film Award. North Carolina Humanities Council., 1999
    • Fulbright Fellowship. Fulbright Foundation., 1997
  • Professional Activities

    • Presentation
      • Tempo of Tomorow Revisited: Rotterdam International Film Festival. 2017
      • Journey to the Sea: Crossroads Film Festival. 2016
      • Journey to the Sea: Haverhill Film Festival. 2016
      • Kudzu Vine: Anthology Film Archives. 2016
      • Nile Perch. Fishermen of the World Film Festival. 2016
      • River Run International Film Festival. 2016
      • Tempo of Tomorrow Revisited: Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano. 2016
      • Tempo of Tomorrow Revisited: Indie Grits Film Festival. 2016
      • Tempo of Tomorrow Revisited: New Orleans Film Festival. 2016
      • Tempo of Tomorrow Revisited: North Carolina Latin American Film Festival. 2016
      • Tempo of Tomorrow Revisited: Traverse City Film Festival. 2016
      • Tempo of Tomorrow Revisited: Washington DC International Film Festival. 2016
      • Tempo of Tomorrow Revisited: Washington DC International Film Festival. 2016
      • Theoretical Architectures: CICA International Exhibition on Indie Music Video and Sound Art. 2016
      • Artist Talk. Appalachian State University. SECCA. October 2015
      • Tempo of Tomorrow Revisited. South Eastern Center For Contemporary Art. October 2015
      • Journey to the Sea. South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art. October 2015
      • Technological Death and the Rebirth of the Real. Jerusalem International Film Festival. July 2015
      • Journey to the Sea. Edinburgh International Film Festival. July 2015
      • Tempo of Tomorrow Revisited: San Diego Latin American Film Festival. 2015
      • Theoretical Architectures. New York Film Festival: Projections. September 2014
      • Theoretical Architectures. Black Maria Film Festival. 2014 - 2015
      • Nile Perch. Flagler College. 2014
      • Nile Perch. Ann Arbor Film Festival. 2014
      • Nile Perch. Athens International Film Festival. 2014
      • Nile Perch. Cinema Drunk Film Festival. 2014
      • Nile Perch. Crossroads Film Festival. 2014
      • Nile Perch. Images Festival - Copenhagen. 2014
      • International Juror. Zagreb Dox. 2014
      • Nile Perch. Camden International Film Festival. 2014
      • Nile Perch. DIY Film Festival. 2014
      • Nile Perch. National Gallery of Art. 2014
      • Nile Perch. Reset Cinema/New Orleans Film Festival. 2014
      • Nile Perch. Yale Environmental Film Festival. 2014
      • Theoretical Architectures. Telluride Film Festival. 2014
      • Latent Engagements. Stanford University. 2014
      • Nile Perch. Florida State. 2014
      • Nile Perch. Milwaukee Underground Film Festival. 2014
      • Nile Perch. San Francisco Documentary Film Festival. 2014
      • Latent Engagements. University of Iowa. 2014
      • Nile Perch. Full Frame Film Festival. 2014
      • Nile Perch. Indie Grits Film Festival. 2014
      • Dinosaurz. Adept 8 Film Festival. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Africa World Film Festival. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Atlanta International Film Festival. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Black Maria Film Festival. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Cucalorus Film Festival. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Devour!: The Food Film Fest. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Edinburgh International Film Festival. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Finger Lakes Film Festival. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Green Film Festival in Seoul. 2013
      • Nile Perch. LA Film Festival. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Merchant City Film Festival, Glasgow. 2013
      • Nile Perch. New York Film Festival: Views From the Avant-Garde. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Laboratorio de Arte Alameda. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Portugal Underground Film Festival. 2013
      • Latent Engagements. Flagler College. 2013
      • Nile Perch. Voices From the Water International Film Festival. 2013
      • Driving Lessons: Reflections on Indian Filmmaker Mani Kaul. University of Trondheim. 2011
    • Service to the University
      • Visual Arts Coordinator. 2016
    • Service to the Profession
      • Juror. Durham Arts Council Filmmaking Grant. Durham Arts Council. 2013
      • Juror. South Carolina Arts Arts Council Film/Video Award. 2013
      • Juror. North Carolina Arts Council Filmmaking Fellowship. 2008
  • Selected Publications

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