Jun

09

MFA|EDA Student & Alumni News: Summer 2017 Playlist

MFA|EDA dispatches from near and far, current and alumni. Congratulations all. ___________________________________________________ Tracy Fish (’15), featured in Oxford American’s Eyes on the South, and has joined the Photo faculty at the University of Nevada-Reno. John Rash (’14) works as producer/director at the Southern Documentary Project in the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of […]

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Apr

20

Duke MFA|EDA 2017 Commencement Weekend, May 12-14

DUKE UNIVERSITY MFA|EDA CLASS OF 2017 COMMENCEMENT WEEKEND ____________________________ Friday, May 12 3:00-5:00pm EXHIBITION RECEPTION There’s Content: Five Years of the MFA|EDA Rubenstein Photography Gallery Duke West Campus ____________________________ Saturday, May 13 12:00-3:00pm MFA|EDA OPEN STUDIO Carpentry Shop 1509 Campus Drive ____________________________ Sunday, May 14 9:00am DUKE COMMENCEMENT University-Wide Commencement Ceremony MFA|EDA Degree Marshal SALIMA AL-ISMAILI Wallace Wade Stadium […]

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Mar

09

There’s Content: 5 Years of MFA|EDA Exhibition, Spring 2017

There’s Content: Five Years of the Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental & Documentary Arts celebrates the fifth anniversary of Duke University’s MFA program with a joint exhibition at the Power Plant Gallery and The Archive of Documentary Arts in the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Power Plant Gallery (April 4-May 6) […]

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Jan

31

MFA|EDA Student & Alumni News: Winter 2017 Playlist

MFA|EDA dispatches from near and far, current and alumni. Congratulations all. ___________________________________________________ Haoyang Zhao (‘17) in Duke Today. Katie King (’18) Cousins on view at the Installation ArraySmith Warehouse Bay 11. Colleen Pesci (’17) and Dear Companion at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, February 1 – March 3, 2017 Power Plant Gallery Call for residency applications. MFA|EDA Sunday Screening […]

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Aug

03

MFA|EDA Nick Pilarski (’15) and Destini RIley In The News

Hearty congratulations to Nick Pilarski (MFA|EDA ’15) and Destini Riley (Full Frame School of Doc ’15), recently named among Filmmaker Magazine‘s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” Nick and Destini co-directed I, DESTINI, which had an impressive festival run this year and is now featured in the fifth season of New York Times’ Op-Docs. Filmmaker Magazine‘s 25 […]

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Jul

15

MFA|EDA Alina Taalman Named Inaugural Cassilhaus Travel Fellow

The Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship, made possible through a partnership between Cassilhaus, the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University (CDS), was created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist. The biennial $10,000 fellowship, funded by […]

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Mar

16

MFA|EDA Alumni Directors and Producers in Spring Film Fests

We are very pleased to add continued congratulations to the following filmmakers and MFA|EDA alumni, all with film festival screenings this spring. Congratulations! ________________________ Anna Kipervaser (’15) — director:  Cairo In One Breath at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival; Instrument at Crossroads Film Festival; A Meeting, In Light at Indie Grits Laura Doggett (’13) — producer:  The […]

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Feb

17

Where We Live: A North Carolina Portrait, On View March 5-June 26

Via the Duke University Archive of Documentary Arts (ADA) Where We Live: A North Carolina Portrait Photographs by Alex Harris, Amanda Berg, Rachel Boillot, & Jennifer Stratton March 5 – June 26, 2016, Rubenstein Photography Gallery Reception & Artist Talk: April 28, 2016, 4:00-7:00pm, Rubenstein Photography Gallery This exhibit will be comprised of a documentary […]

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Feb

15

MFA|EDA: The February Film Festival Four

We are very pleased to add continued congratulations to the following MFA|EDAs, all with film festival screenings this month. Congratulations! ________________________ Laura Doggett (’13) —  Another Kind of Girl and Children at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (and at SXSW next month). Anna Kipervaser (’15) — Cairo In One Breath at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. Ava Lowrey […]

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Jan

18

MFA|EDA Student & Alumni News: Winter 2016 Playlist

The latest Duke University MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts dispatches from near and far. Congratulations to all, and mark your calendars for the 2016 MFA|EDA Thesis Exhibition, March 25-April 24. ___________________________ Kristin Bedford, ’14 Photography, Racial Equality & the Divine, All Saints Pasadena;  Be Still, Brehm Center Gallery; ___________________________ Amanda Berg, ’14 Where We Live: A […]

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Dec

08

MFA|EDA at 2016 Sundance + Slamdance Film Festivals

Congratulations to Laura Doggett (MFA|EDA ’13) and Michaela O’Brien (MFA|EDA ’16), who have each received recent and exciting film festival news: Another Kind of Girl, directed by Khaldiya Jibawi and produced by Laura Doggett will be screening at the Sundance Film Festival, January 21-31, 2016.  See Sundance’s Short Films press release here. This is the […]

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Nov

16

MFA|EDA Shop Talk with Visiting Alumna Laura Doggett (’13)

MFA|EDA is pleased to share the news that alumna Laura Doggett (’13) will visit Duke and Durham, November 20-24. As part of the visit, which includes MFA|EDA student critiques and the CDS Documentary Forum, former Felsman Fellow Laura Doggett will lead a Shop Talk the morning of Friday Nov 20 — an opportunity for MFA and CDS students interested in continuing their […]

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