Sep

01

Bringing Art to the Duke Marine Lab: Request for MFA|EDA Proposals

The Duke University Marine Lab and the Duke MFA|EDA program are pleased to share an exciting opportunity for MFA|EDA students, current and alumni: Bringing Art to the Duke Marine Lab:  A Cross-disciplinary Request for Proposals _______________________________________ The Duke Marine Lab The Duke University Marine Laboratory is a unit within the Nicholas School of the Environment […]

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Aug

25

MFA|EDA Photo & Video Panelists at NC Museum of History

Hidden Stories of Abandoned Places Friday, September 4, 6:30-8:00 pm at the NC Museum of History What can photos, archival documents, personal recollections, and video reveal about the people who once inhabited a place and the circumstances that caused them to leave it behind? What affects the decisions a photographer or filmmaker makes about how […]

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Jul

06

MFA|EDA Student & Alumni News: Summer 2015 Playlist

The latest MFA|EDA dispatches and achievements from near and far. Congratulations all. ___________________________ Kristina Baker, ’16:  Currently on fieldwork travels in Prague, India and the U.K. ___________________________ Kristin Bedford, ’14:  Featured in KCRW arts and culture blog, Which Way LA, and hosted by the Los Angeles Visionary Association (LAVA) Salon series. ___________________________ Rachel Boillot, ’14: […]

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Apr

01

MFA|EDA 2015: Thesis Exhibition P.R. Round Up

This spring, Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts will celebrate the successes of the class of 2015 in MFA|EDA 2015, the program’s annual thesis exhibition on view from March 20-April 18. Featuring site-specific projects by fourteen MFA|EDA graduating students, the exhibition presents a tremendous range of work including presentations of film and video, installation, […]

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Mar

25

MFA|EDA Class of 2016 Doc Fieldwork Blog: “Influences”

Class of 2016 Influences In the first semester of the MFA|EDA program at Duke, the Documentary Fieldwork seminar is taught as an opportunity for students to create a new body of documentary work, in a sense to define what they mean by documentary work through their own artistic practice. This new work – presented at the […]

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Mar

09

MFA|EDA 2015 / Annual Thesis Exhibition / March 20-April 18

This spring, Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts will celebrate the successes of the class of 2015 in MFA|EDA 2015, the program’s annual thesis exhibition on view from March 20-April 18. Featuring site-specific projects by fourteen MFA|EDA graduating students, the exhibition presents a tremendous range of work including presentations of film and video, installation, […]

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Mar

08

Jenny Scheinman: Duke Performances Artist-In-Residence Events

Via Duke Performances: Duke Performances has commissioned Jenny Scheinman, an acclaimed composer, singer, and violinist, to make an original live score set to 70-year-old archival footage taken by the late North Carolina filmmaker H. Lee Waters. Scheinman and her musical sidemen — Robbie Fulks and Robbie Gjersoe — will create a soundtrack of new folksongs, fiddle music, and field […]

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Mar

02

Duke MFA|EDA Represents at IndieGrits, April 15-19

No less than eight films from Duke University MFA|EDA students and alumni are featured in this year’s installment of IndieGrits, April 15-19, Columbia, SC. Check it out:  http://www.indiegrits.com Congratulations to the filmmakers: Amanda Berg (’14)  Every Body Hit Somebody & Welcome Home, Fayetteville Observer Brenda L. Burmeister (’14)  I Have To Close My Eyes Sarah Garrahan […]

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Feb

27

MFA|EDA Aaron Kutnick (’15) Exhibit: Docu{rithm} Mar 2-13

via Kenan Institute for Ethics: 2014-2015 Kenan Graduate Arts Fellow Aaron Kutnick’s show will open with a reception at 5:30pm on Monday, March 2nd in the Keohane-Kenan Gallery. The exhibition, entitled “Docu {rithm}: Algorithmic Narration of Human Experience,” features a series of interactive camera-based installations created by Kutnick. Each piece explores ways algorithms shape what […]

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Feb

06

MFA|EDA Class of 2015 Student Film + Video News

Class of 2015 MFA|EDA students Ava Lowrey, Libi Striegl and Anna Kipervaser in the news:   Congratulations to Ava Lowrey, MFA|EDA Class of 2015, whose film Fred: The Town Dog won the Audience Award at the Montgomery Film Festival, and continues its festival run at the Black Warrior Film Festival in February. Congratulations to Libi Striegl, MFA|EDA Class of […]

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Nov

25

MFA|EDA Works-in-Progress Presentations, Dec 9+10

Duke University’s first MFA program—in Experimental and Documentary Arts—invites the public to screenings of the works-in-progress of the fifteen students from the class of 2016. The students are enrolled in the first-year Documentary Fieldwork seminar taught by Alex Harris. Six students will present their work on Tuesday, December 9, and nine students will present on […]

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Jun

10

Cathy McLaurin Exhibit at Power Plant Gallery Jun 17-Aug 15

The North Wind and the Sun Power Plant Gallery June 17–August 15, 2014 Artist’s Reception:  Friday, August 15, 2014, 5–8pm The North Wind and the Sun, by North Carolina native Cathy McLaurin, presents an on-going investigation of her rural hometown of Siler City through video, photographs, and mixed media installation. In this exhibition McLaurin explores the […]

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