Feb

07

MFA|EDA 2019 Thesis Exhibition: Save The Dates

The Duke University Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program is proud to share the event calendar for the upcoming spring thesis exhibition, MFA|EDA 2019. Featuring site-specific projects by nine graduating MFA|EDA students, the exhibition presents a range of media including presentations of film and video, installation, sculpture, photography, immersive arts, performance […]

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Jan

25

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Alex Cunningham (’16)

Welcome to the eighth installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to begin the year with a dispatch from Alex Cunningham from the Class of 2016.   Simplicity and Gratitude and Silence. ~~~~~~~ 1. From “There Is No Ithaca”, “Reminiscences no. 8” New York, 1951, Jonas Mekas: “…. Now go on falling, white […]

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Dec

28

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Katie King (’18)

Welcome to the seventh installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to cap off the year  with musings from the class of 2018’s Katie King. Take it away, Katie: ~~~~~~~ It’s raining outside now. I’m drinking a hot cup of coffee, and I’m sitting on a well-worn couch, but I’m also sitting in […]

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Oct

25

Duke MFA|EDA Fall 2018 Bragdeck Roundup #goteam

MFA|EDA student, alumni and faculty happenings this semester, gathered below in no particular order. Congrats all. ~~~~~~~~~~~ Princess Grace awardee Sarah Riazati (’19) in The Chronicle Jon-Sesrie Goff (’16) named Flaherty Executive Director Phyllis Dooney (’18) and Stagville: Living History, October 12 as part of the Click! Photography Festival.   The Unseen Festival (Sept 1-30, Denver and […]

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Oct

16

MFA|EDA Call For Applications – Fall 2019 Admission

Duke University welcomes applications to its MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), a groundbreaking interdisciplinary arts program.  For Fall 2019 admission, applications will be accepted October 15, 2018 –  February 15, 2019. ——  Application and Information Here    —— A unique initiative, the MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts couples experimental visual practice with the […]

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Sep

28

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Rachel Boillot (’14)

Welcome to the fourth installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are happy to continue the new custom with the intrepid Rachel Boillot, from the Class of 2014. Take it away, RB: 1. Home, Away from Home, and Home Again I recently spent several months recovering from a minor surgery in my childhood home in […]

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Sep

01

MFA|EDA Salon 2018-19 Screening Series Schedule & News

The MFA|EDA free Sunday screening tradition continues this year with monthly shows curated by MFA|EDA second-year students. This year we are also pleased to join Screen/Society as fellow presenters lighting up the screen at the Rubenstein Arts Center Film Theater. Program notes are updated as show dates approach, and can be found at mfaedasalon.org ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ […]

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Aug

24

4th Friday 6Pack: MFA|EDA Lexi Bass (’18)

Welcome to the third installment of MFA|EDA’s 4th Friday Alumni 6Pack. We are pleased to continue the new custom with a communiqué from Lexi Bass, from the Class of 2018. Away we go: 1. Homecoming What was nostalgic about experiencing Cardboard Computer’s Kentucky Route Zero was how they captured the experience of highway driving at night. Returning […]

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Jul

31

MFA|EDA Jason Sudak (’17) Awarded 2018 Cassilhaus Fellowship

The Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship, made possible through a partnership between Cassilhaus, the Master of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts (MFA|EDA), and the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, was created with the idea that travel can be transformative in the life of an emerging artist. The biennial $10,000 fellowship, funded by Ellen Cassilly and Frank Konhaus of Cassilhaus, supports recent Duke University MFA|EDA graduates […]

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Jul

26

Sarah Riazati (’19) Awarded Princess Grace Film Scholarship

We are pleased and proud to share the news that MFA|EDA graduate student Sarah Riazati (’19), has been awarded the Princess Grace Foundation’s 2018 John H. Johnson award to fund her feature film thesis project. Princess Grace Foundation 2018 Award Winners Princess Grace Foundation Press Release Meet Sarah here Congratulations Sarah!  

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Jun

18

Introducing the MFA|EDA Class of 2020

Please join us in welcoming the incoming Class of 2020 cohort of Duke University’s MFA in Experimental and Documentary Arts.   Fati Abubakar Fati Abubakar is a documentary photographer, photojournalist, and public health worker from Nigeria, born and raised in Maiduguri, Borno State. She has a Bachelors degree in Nursing and a Masters degree in […]

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May

08

2018 Cassilhaus Travel Fellowship Call for MFA|EDA Alumni

2018 CASSILHAUS TRAVEL FELLOWSHIP CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS   How often I found where I should be going only by setting out for somewhere else. R. Buckminster Fuller ~~~~ The Duke University Masters of Fine Arts in Experimental and Documentary Arts program (MFA|EDA) and the Center for Documentary Studies (CDS) are pleased to announce the Call for […]

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