Oct

15

Alumnus Joel Wanek at the 57th BFI London Film Festival

2013 Alumnus Joel Wanek‘s thesis film Sun Song will be making its world festival premiere at the 57th BFI London Film Festival on Thursday of this week. Sun Song is included in the EXPERIMENTA program, which is the festival’s annual survey of avant-garde and artists’ film & video.   Click here to view a trailer of Sun […]

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Oct

12

MFA|EDA at SPE Regional and National Conferences

MFA|EDA alumnus Wolfgang Hastert (2013) is presenting at this year’s SPE West Regional Conference, ‘On the Brink: Photography as Witness’. He will show a cross-media presentation of DAYS AT HOME, his artist’s book incorporating pinhole photography with text and reproductions of Super-8 film footage. HOME explores personal family history set against a sequence of universal […]

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Oct

08

In Practice: Work by Duke Arts Faculty – Power Plant Gallery On Exhibit Now Through Dec 13

Via CDS Porch: The Power Plant Gallery at American Tobacco Campus is pleased to present In Practice: Work by Duke Arts Faculty, opening October 4. The exhibit includes works in a wide range of media—photography, film and video, printmaking, new media—by seventeen Duke faculty members and instructors from three arts units at the university: the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS), the Department […]

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Sep

27

MFA|EDA at the 51st New York Film Festival, Sept 27-Oct 13

Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts program is proud to announce MFA|EDA student, alumni, faculty and visiting artist participation at the 51st Annual New York Film Festival. MFA|EDA students and alumni presenting work are: Marika Borgeson, Erin Espelie, Lisa McCarty and Talena Sanders. In addition, Duke AMI’s Associate Director & Instructor Josh Gibson and Visiting Artist […]

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Sep

05

MFA|EDA and the Future of Documentary Education

Via PBS POV: THE FUTURE OF DOCUMENTARY EDUCATION:  INSIDE THREE NEW COLLEGE PROGRAMS by Shannon Carroll | Sept 5, 2013 If you could create a documentary degree program in 2013, what would it look like? What skills would you have to teach the filmmakers of tomorrow while the media landscape is changing rapidly and before […]

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Feb

12

Duke at CAA’s 2013 Annual Conference

The College Art Association will hold its 101st annual conference February 13-16 in New York.  The event will bring together over 6,000 artists, art historians, collectors, critics, curators, educators, librarians, and students to engage in four days of  intellectual discussion and creative presentation, and will kick off with an opening reception at the Guggenheim Museum. […]

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Nov

06

Experimental Communities Exhibition Features MFAEDAs

XCO curatorial group has organized a new exhibition, “Experimental Communities,” opening this Friday in conjunction with the first Graduate Convergence of the Hemispheric Institute for Performance and Politics,  at Duke University between Nov. 9th and 11th, 2012. OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 5:30-7:30PM, EAST DUKE BLNG., DUKE UNIVERSITY, DURHAM, NC (Note: Some performances and parlor […]

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Oct

18

MFAEDA Students Selected for NCMA Exhibition

Congrats are due to MFA candidates Marika Borgeson and Malina Chavez, whose work was recently selected for inclusion in  A Life, Still  at the North Carolina Museum of Art.  The NCMA  asked college students to submit works for a juried exhibition to coincide with Still-Life Masterpieces: A Visual Feast from the Museum of Fine Arts, […]

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Oct

15

Duke Students Present: Film in the House of the Word, 10.19.12

MFA candidate Joel Wanek and PhD Literature student Laura Jaramillo will present the second installment of their series, Film in the House of the Word this Friday. Film in the House of the Word with screenings by Sabine Gruffat and a reading by Fred Moten Friday, October 19th, 8pm @ 1515 Hull Avenue (Duke School […]

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Oct

03

MFAEDA Student and Faculty Work at the NYFF’s Views from the Avant Garde

Exciting news from New York!  Three MFA|EDA students are showing work this weekend in the venerable Views from the Avant Garde at the 50th Annual New York Film Festival: Marika Borgeson, Erin Espelie and Talena Sanders.  In addition, both AMI’s Lecturing Fellow & Artist in Residence David Gatten and Visiting Artist & Adjunct Instructor Shambhavi […]

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Jun

28

Joel Wanek and Philip Brubaker @ Daylight June 29

    MFA ’13 students Joel Wanek and Philip Brubaker are screening some of their films as part of Daylight Magazine’s Fourth Friday, this Friday night at 6:30, as part of Hillsborough’s Last Friday Art Walk.  A great chance to lounge in the lovely backyard of the Daylight space in Hillsborough, and enjoy excellent films, […]

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Jun

21

David Gatten Films at Leeds Colllege of Art

Our friends in the UK will connect with the films of David Gatten tonight at the Leeds College of Art. —- The Illuminated Room DAVID GATTEN: Four Films Toward Part V of Secret History of the Dividing Line, A True Account in Nine Parts   David Gatten in the Rare Book Room, Duke Library.  Image […]

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