Nov

15

Pedro Lasch on the Nasher, his exhibition, and MFA|EDA

MFA|EDA faculty member, Pedro Lasch, is featured in an interview on Duke’s Arts Journal! “Lasch joined the Duke faculty in 2002. A lot has changed around campus since then; one landmark of this change was the opening of the Nasher Museum of Art in 2005. Lasch describes the Nasher as a great teaching institution, a venue for his […]

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Nov

13

Alumnus Wolfgang Hastert at Cucalorus Film Festival

2013 Alumnus Wolfgang Hastert’s film WOLFKINO will screen at the Cucalorus Film Festival in Wilmington on November 16th.The experimental film is a short narrative portraying people on Fayetteville Street in Durham. WOLFKINO juxtaposes two unique media: 35mm B/W hand-processed film with 35mm color footage shot in a hand-cranked toy camera.   WOLFKINO Director: Wolfgang Hastert Short […]

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Nov

10

MFA|EDA Amanda Berg (’14) Featured in ‘Slate’

Amanda Berg (2014) was recently featured in Slate along with images from her project Keg Stand Queens. Recently, Slate columnist Emily Yoffe wrote a story advising college women to drink less at social gatherings to lower the risk of sexual assault.* The story pushed a few buttons and ignited a dialogue about drinking culture all over the Internet. For three years, photographer Amanda Berg was steeped in […]

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Nov

06

EVERYBODY STREET with MFA|EDA Visiting Artist Cheryl Dunn

Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts is proud to welcome MFA|EDA Visiting Artist Cheryl Dunn to campus and to Durham, November 19-21. Among class visits, critique sessions with MFA|EDA students and other events, the acclaimed photographer will screen her street photography documentary, EVERYBODY STREET, Wednesday, November 20 at 7:00pm. The screening is free […]

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Oct

30

MFA|EDA Caitlin Margaret Kelly Curates The Icon Industry

Via The Kenan Institute for Ethics:   The Icon Industry: The Visual Economy of Human Rights, Nov. 4 This exhibit of student work, curated by Kenan Graduate Arts Fellow Caitlin Margaret Kelly, explores, critiques, and/or celebrates the notion of the iconic image in human rights issues as seen in our news media. It aims to […]

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Oct

28

MFA|EDA Director Tom Rankin presents at the Library of Congress

Via CDS Porch: TOM RANKIN TO GIVE LIBRARY OF CONGRESS BOTKIN LECTURE ON “ONE PLACE”, OCTOBER 30 “‘I confine myself to the place I was born and raised,’ [Paul] Kwilecki once said, ‘not as an arbitrary discipline or to prove that subjects worthy of photographs exist everywhere and in abundance, though it is true that […]

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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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