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

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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Jun

07

Alex Harris and E.O. Wilson on the Spirit of Mobile

Congratulations are in order to photographer and MFAEDA faculty member Alex Harris, who is working on the proofs for the production of his book with E.O. Wilson, Why We Are Here: Mobile and the Spirit of a Southern City.  Publisher’s weekly reviewed the book in advance of publication, and on October 11th the Mobile Museum […]

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Apr

23

The Short Films of Bill Brown at Carrack Modern Art April 28

Come out to Carrack Modern Art gallery on Saturday, April 28th at 8:00 for an evening of short films by renowned filmmaker and all-around good guy, Bill Brown.  Brown is a recent addition to the Arts of the Moving Image faculty at Duke University and has screened his films all over the world, including Sundance, […]

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Feb

29

Congratulations to Josh Gibson and his “Kudzu Vine”!

Kudzu Vine from Josh Gibson on Vimeo. Congratulations to MFAEDA faculty Josh Gibson who’s 35mm black and white short documentary “Kudzu Vine” recently won the Grand Prize for Documentary (The Juror’s Stellar Award)  at the Black Maria Film Festival AND the Artistic Vision Award at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival. Way to go Josh!

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Feb

03

Duke Hosts the CHAT Festival February 6-9, 2012

DURHAM, NC – A conference exploring and celebrating the many digital collisions and intersections between technology, art and the humanities comes to Duke University next week. The CHAT Festival, short for Collaborations: Humanities, Art and Technology, will showcase how digital technology is influencing the scholarly arts and humanities. The festival runs Feb. 6-9 and is free […]

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Feb

01

Don’t Miss “Virgin Springs” at the Nasher with Mark McElhatten

Saturday, February 4, 2012 2:00-3:50pm at the Nasher Museum of Art Auditorium Maverick artists, 5 women and 1 man equal 6 titles, spring to the screen adding up to more than the sum of their parts with these exciting works shown for the first time together since the New York Film Festival 2011. “This end […]

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Jan

24

Josh Gibson’s Kudzu Vine at Slamdance Festival

    Slamdance Festival in Park City, UT is presenting MFAEDA faculty Josh Gibson’s  35mm black and white short documentary “Kudzu Vine” this week.  More information about Slamdance at slamdance.com. View a sample from the 20 minute film here!  

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Jan

09

David Gatten: Texts of Light at the National Gallery of Art

MFAEDA’s own David Gatten will be on-site to present 3 programs of his work at the National Gallery of Art from January 21-22 in conjunction with his mid-career retrospective!  More information and a complete program of events may be found on the NGA’s website. David Gatten: Texts of Light January 21, 22 East Building Concourse, […]

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Sep

15

“Nine Visions”: Photography with Southern Vision

Cafeteria, Camp America. From the series “Guantanamo Bay.” Photograph by Christopher Sims. September 16–November 13, 2011 Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, 975 Main Street, Danville, Virginia Opening Reception: Friday, September 16, 5:30–7 p.m. Curated by Glenn Scarboro, president of the Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History, Nine Visions includes the work of […]

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Sep

10

“Outlands: Land Over Time” Exhibition at Jennifer Schwartz Gallery

CDS director Tom Rankin’s photographs are included in the group exhibition Outlands: Land Over Time at Jennifer Schwartz Gallery in Atlanta, Georgia from September 10 to October 8, 2011. Also in the exhibition is work by Rachel Barrett, whose photographs from Bolinas in northern California were selected by juror Hank Willis Thomas for the 2010 […]

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Aug

17

“Whiskey and Geography”: “Spirits of Just Men” Excerpts Featured on Southern Spaces

The online journal Southern Spaces, produced at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, recently published two excerpts from Charles Thompson’s new book, Spirits of Just Men: Mountaineers, Liquor Bosses, and Lawmen in the Moonshine Capital of the World. The first excerpt, a video produced by Marissa Katarina Bergmann, offers glimpses of modern-day Shooting Creek juxtaposed with […]

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