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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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

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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Apr

19

The Press, The Extravagant Shadows, & David Gatten

Perhaps in anticipation of the reprise screening of David Gatten’s The Extravagant Shadows on Monday, April 29 at the Elinor Bunin Munroe film center in New York, the press has been paying close attention to Gatten and his latest work. In the March/April 2013 issue of Film Comment, an article  by Holly Willis covers everything from Gatten’s three part […]

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Mar

13

Interview with Gary Hawkins on His Screenplay “Joe”

  I’m getting congrats now, because one’s chances of getting a film made are very slim, but I did the real work a decade ago. – GH Filmmaker and Center for Documentary Studies instructor Gary Hawkins is indeed getting congrats as his screenplay Joe began production in November 2012 and looks to premiere at the […]

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Mar

02

Josh Gibson’s Kudzu Vine Wins at ZagrebDox

“Josh Gibson’s Kudzu Vine was not only filled with information on the sturdy kudzu vine — it’s history; the many and unexpected uses for it…” -Jury, 2012 LA Film Festival At the 9th Annual ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival Duke MFAEDA faculty member Josh Gibson’s Kudzu Vine took the Big Stamp Award in International Competition. Jurors said of […]

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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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Feb

03

Josh Gibson’s Nile Perch Wins Grand Prize at Black Maria Film Fest

Duke’s Art of the Moving Image program and MFAEDA faculty member Josh Gibson was honored two-fold through at 32nd Annual Black Maria Film + Video Festival‘s 2013 Tour Selections. His new film Nile Perch received the grand prize for documentary film. The work is described as “a luminous, picturesque documentary”. Though it takes place on the […]

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Dec

01

THE EXTRAVAGANT SHADOWS makes Film Comment’s top ten list of 2012 films without distributors

For those of you who were lucky enough to make it to the Biddle Rare Book Room in Perkins Library on Friday, November 30th, Thinking Cinematics (previously Cinema Studies Series) at Duke University presented a new work of digital cinema by filmmaker, AMI lecturing fellow and Duke artist in residence David Gatten. This was the […]

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Nov

29

NC Premier of David Gatten’s “The Extravagant Shadows”

Tomorrow, the Cinema Studies Series at Duke University presents a the North Carolina premier of a new work of digital cinema by filmmaker and MFAEDA faculty member David Gatten! The Extravagant Shadows (1998-2012, 175 min, Color, HD projection of Digital Master) Friday, Nov 30, 2012 3:00PM – 6:30PM Perkins Library–Biddle Rare Book Room Free and […]

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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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