Duke MFA|EDA Fall 2018 Bragdeck Roundup #goteam

MFA|EDA student, alumni and faculty happenings this semester, gathered below in no particular order. Congrats all.

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Princess Grace awardee Sarah Riazati (’19) in The Chronicle


Jon-Sesrie Goff
(’16) named Flaherty Executive Director


Phyllis Dooney
 (’18) and Stagville: Living History, October 12 as part of the Click! Photography Festival.

 

The Unseen Festival (Sept 1-30, Denver and Boulder) features MFA|EDAs Talena Sanders (’13), Jason Sudak (’17), Laurids Andersen Sonne (’18) and core faculty Shambhavi Kaul.

 

MFA|EDA director Tom Rankin, and copious friends, family, alumni, visiting artists and faculty (Alex Harris, Rachel Boillot, Christopher Sims, Preston Gannaway, Eliot Dudik, Euphus Ruth, Jeff Whetstone and Mark Steinmetz to name a few) are exhibiting in Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South, now on view at The Halsey Institue of Contemporary Art through March.  And mark your calendars for September 2019 when Southbound comes to Duke and Durham courtesy of the Power Plant Gallery, Forum for Scholars and Publics, and the Gregg Museum.

 

MFA|EDA core faculty Shambhavi Kaul is included in Museum of Clouds at the Tate Modern, October 26-28, a weekend program of screenings and discussions along with the work of Gabriel Abrantes, Basma Alsharif, Alexander Carver, Benjamin Crotty, Mati Diop, Beatrice Gibson, Laida Lertxundi, Matías Piñeiro, Ben Rivers, Ben Russell, Daniel Schmidt, Ana Vaz and Phillip Warnell.


Fati Abubakar
(’20) and Bits of Borno are featured in Huck Magazineand Words in the Bucket.


Cassie Klos
(’20) will exhibit Mars on Earth in the LagosPhoto Festival in Nigeria from October 27 to November 15, with related coverage in Vogue Italia.

 

Tamika Galanis (’16) screens When the Lionfish Came in the Smithsonian’s first African American Film Festival, October 26.

 

MFA|EDA director Tom RankinLisa McCarty (’13), and Aaron Canipe (’15) are exhibiting at Candela Gallery November 1, as part of the And light followed the flight of sound collaborative artist book project.

 

Jason Sudak (’17) awarded the 2018 Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship.


Caitlin Margaret Kelly 
(’14) will be Artist-In-Residence at the Vermont Studio Center, beginning October 28.


Tamika Galanis
 (’16) and One Hurricane Season in Oxford American.


Mao Wei
 (’20) is exhibiting time of the time in the Bryan Center Brown Gallery, with a reception October 19, 6:00-8:00pm.


Across County Lines: Contemporary Photography from the Piedmont
, on view Oct 4 – Feb 10 at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, includes MFA|EDAs Aaron Canipe (’15), Phyllis B. Dooney (’18), Tamika Galanis (’16), Anna Kipervaser (’16), Jeremy Lange (’18), Lisa McCarty (’13), core faculty Alex Harris and Christopher Sims, and MFA|EDA director Tom Rankin.

 

MFA|EDA director Tom RankinLisa McCarty (’13), and Aaron Canipe (’15) are exhibiting at Candela Gallery November 1, as part of the And light followed the flight of sound collaborative artist book project.

 

MFA|EDA core faculty Shambhavi Kaul presents a selection of her films at MoMA, October 22.


Alina Taalman
(’15) is Associate Producer and Lead Assistant Editor on Momentum Generation, which premieres on HBO, December 11.


John Rash
(’14) presented The Creative Identity Complex at the Society for Photographic Education (SPE) Conference at LSU on October 5th


Reclamation, by Jon-Sesrie Goff (’16) presented by Shelia Johnson and curated by Jessica Stafford Davis, will be exhibited during the Middleburg Film Festival, October 18-21.


Transcendental Concord
by Lisa McCarty (’13) is a Book of the Week selection in Photo-Eye.


Annabelle Manning
(’13) named a 2018-19 CDS Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow.


Jing Niu (’14), Ava Lowrey (’15) and John Rash (’14) screening at the Indie Memphis Film Festival, Nov 1-5.


Tamika Galanis
 (’16) and One Hurricane Season at CDS: Opening event Oct 11, and on view Oct 11 – Feb 17.


Anna Kipervaser
(’15) screening at Antimatter in Victoria, Oct 11-21; screening in the Haverhill Film Festival, Oct 12-14; exhibiting as a solo show at La Lumière Collective in Montreal on Oct 13, and conducting a 16mm Contact Printing workshop at LIFT in Toronto, Oct 15.


Will Warasila
(’20) photographs in Bloomberg Businessweek.


Sun Song
by Joel Wanek (’13) appeared over the weekend at Union Docs’ and The Flaherty’s Place is the Space.


Ava Lowrey
(’15) and her work profiled in AL.com.


Matt Cicanese
(’15) named one of PDN’s 30 Emerging Photographers to Watch, promoted to Associate Fellow of the International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP), and shot the cover of Fall 2018 World Wildlife Magazine.

 

The Unseen Festival (Sept 1-30, Denver and Boulder) features MFA|EDAs Talena Sanders (’13), Jason Sudak (’17), Laurids Andersen Sonne (’18) and core faculty Shambhavi Kaul.


Laurids Andersen Sonne
(’18) is also presenting at NEST (Nature, Environment, Science & Technology) Studio for the Arts at CU-Boulder, September 9.

 

Analog Film Lab Encounter (Sept 7, Mexico City) features MFA|EDAs Erin Espelie (’14), Anna Kipervaser (’15), Aaron Kutnick (’15), Alex Cunningham (’16), Jason Oppliger (’16), Laurids Andersen Sonne (’18), and Katie King (’18).

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